Actors, Entertainers and Presenters
Actors, entertainers and presenters sing, portray roles in dramatic productions, perform comedy routines, gymnastic feats and tricks of illusion, train animals to perform and perform with them, and introduce and present radio and television programmes.
New workers start around £22,211. Normal pay is £33,513 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £56,268.
- Plays pre-recorded music at nightclubs, discotheques, and private functions.
- Conducts interviews and prepares reports for news broadcasts, current affairs programmes and documentaries.
- Introduces and presents radio and television programmes, reads news bulletins and makes announcements.
- Trains animals to perform entertaining routines and may perform with them.
- Performs singing, comedy, acrobatic, illusion and conjuring routines.
- Assumes character created by a playwright or author and communicates this to an audience.
- Studies script, play or book and prepares and rehearses interpretation.
Skills employers are asking for
- Active Listening
- Critical Thinking
- Reading Comprehension
- Learning Strategies
- Active Learning
Tread the boards and prepare for a career in theatre or on television by combining practical performance training with academic and creative study on our industry-integrated course.
Length: 3 years
Start date: 9th September 2024
Location: Rye Hill Campus