Actors and Comedians

(NOC 5135)
+18.25%
 

Career Description

Actors perform roles in motion picture, television, and radio productions.

Duties May Include

Actors and actresses perform some or all of the following duties:

Study and rehearse lines, gestures and expressions to interpret a role.

Portray roles in video or motion picture productions, television shows, theatre productions, radio dramas, commercials and other productions or perform the narration.

Sing or dance as required by specific roles.

Prepare for and attend auditions for roles.

Perform comedy acts in nightclubs alone or as members of comedy troupes.

Improvise a role.

Examples of Titles

Acting Teacher
Actor
Actress
Drama Coach

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Dramatic Arts Bachelor; Honours
Dramatic Arts Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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St. Lawrence College
Kingston, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Music Theatre Performance Diploma; Advanced
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Canadore College
North Bay, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Acting for Stage and Screen Diploma; Advanced
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University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Theatre and Performance (Drama) Bachelor; Honours
Theatre and Performance (Drama) Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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University of Calgary
Calgary, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Drama Bachelor
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Modified on July 10, 2012