Actors are story tellers who entertain audiences by playing characters in a variety of productions. They interpret scripts and portray the culture, behaviour and mannerisms of a range of characters to convey the intended meaning of the work.
Acting work is in theatres, television studios, radio stations, various production sites, and on location.
Suitable for people who are confident performing in front of audiences. The ability to respond positively to criticism and feedback is essential.
Formal qualifications are not required, however training is recommended.
Search for performing arts academies in your state or territory.
Membership with Actors' Equity can be helpful.
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