Role and key duties
Performers portray characters in live and recorded or filmed productions. In the live performance area, an actor may perform in theatre, opera or variety. In the recorded medium, an actor may perform roles in theatre, film, radio or television, or in commercials.
Duties may include: studying scripts, learning a part and interpreting the role through speech, gesture and various other performance skills; attending auditions for parts in productions, performing prepared or improvised pieces; rehearsing parts by memorising lines, cues and movements; undertaking extensive research for certain roles and productions; and under the guidance of a director, act in the part of the film, television, stage or radio character in front of live audiences, cameras or microphones.
Minimum qualification required
Completion of a Degree in Drama or Theatre Studies.
Degree in Drama or Theatre Studies.