Actors:

Play parts in stage, television, radio, video, motion picture productions, or other settings for entertainment, information, or instruction. Interpret serious or comic role by speech, gesture, and body movement to entertain or inform audience. May dance and sing.

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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education Post-secondary certificate or some college courses
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 312
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 8.51 %

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Skills Profile



Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Creativity
Attention to Detail
Critical Thinking
Oral Communication
Written Communication
Adaptability
Leadership
Information Gathering
Organization
Decision-making
Professionalism
Teamwork
Technology and Tool Usage
Integrity
Problem-solving
Intellectual Risk-taking
Initiative

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Thinking Creatively

Express creativity through music, song, dance, or acting
Convey moods or emotions through acting or role play
Portray roles using gesture or body movement
Rehearse role independently from script to learn lines
Tell stories through musical, visual, or dramatic arts
Convey moods or emotions through music
Create artistic objects, materials, or renderings
Edit film scenes
Perform music for the public
Write scripts for use in movies, plays, or a variety of entertainment venues
Write material for artistic or entertainment purposes
Prepare production storyboards
Produce stage and film productions

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