Actor

Description


Actors express ideas and portray characters in theater, film, television, and other performing arts media. They interpret a writer’s script to entertain or inform an audience.

Career Path

  •   Extra Role
  •   Small Role
  •   Supporting Actor
  •   Main Actor
  •   Director / Producer

Main Activity

  • Read scripts and meet with agents and other professionals before accepting a role

  • Audition in front of directors, producers, and casting directors

  • Research their character’s personal traits and circumstances to portray the characters more authentically to an audience

  • Memorize their lines

  • Rehearse their lines and performance, including on stage or in front of the camera, with other actors

  • Discuss their role with the director, producer, and other actors to improve the overall performance of the show

  • Perform the role, following the director’s directions

Skills

  •   Creativity
  •   Memorization Skill
  •   Persistence
  •   Physical Strength
  •   Reading Skill
  •   Speaking skills

Type

  • Film Actor
  • TV Actor
  • Stage Actor