46 Job profiles in total for Theatre
Actors bring characters to life on stage with their performances, using speech, movement and expression to act a script or improvise their roles.
Agents are often the first point of contact for anyone looking to hire actors. Few actors work without the support of an agent.
Administrators deal with customers, run offices, and take care of the day-to-day running of a jewellery business.
Agents in theatre & dance, film and television work to represent performers and individuals. Agents can also supply artists for corporate and private events. Their clients may include actors, singers, dancers or supporting artists.
The artistic director makes sure their theatre is putting on the kind of shows that fit with the artistic aims of the organisation.
Every show hopes for good reviews. Journalists get the word out about the show to the public. They make sure people know what shows are on offer and what is happening in the world of theatre.
Building sets, helping create props and operating equipment, the backstage crew support the designers and performers with the running of the show.
Box office staff work in cinemas, theatres and concert halls. They are responsible for taking bookings and payments for tickets. Box office staff also arrange for group visits and discounts. They may also advise on seating for people with disabilities or special needs.
Carpenters and joiners in the theatre & dance sector and crafts sector work with wood. They work in theatres or in workshops. In the theatre & dance sector, they specifically make, fit or repair scenery and props that are part of a play or show.
Choreographers create routines and movement sequences for singers and musicians to perform.
Circus performers work to entertain a live audience. They work for traditional touring circuses, at festivals and outdoor events. Increasingly circus performers are involved in staged musical performances in theatres and other arts venues.
The costume designer is responsible for designing all the costumes to be worn in a production. This can involve a mix of designing from scratch, and sourcing existing items of clothing.
Dance teachers educate and instruct on different forms of dance. They work with individuals and groups of all ages and abilities to help them learn dance practices.
Dance is a term for describing ways of using the body to tell stories, interpret music and express emotion. Some dance forms require an intense training starting from an early age; others can be learned later.
Dialect coaches or voice coaches work with actors to develop and improve their vocal technique, and help them adopt convincing character accents.
Theatre directors take responsibility for the overall creative production of plays.
A dramaturg is a theatre practitioner who focuses on how to convey the particular message the director wants to highlight.
Arts education staff in the creative industries support teachers and development workers in cultural venues. They work in art centres, galleries, theatres and other venues to provide an educational experience. They may work with individual children or visitors, small groups or a whole class.
Entertainers perform for the enjoyment for crowds or groups of people at a function.
Events staff work with centre and gallery and theatre managers to deliver an event. They manage, organise and oversee the running of a venue or function. They are responsible for coordinating all the arrangements such as room bookings, catering and special effects or promotional items.
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