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Performing Arts

In the captivating realm of performing arts, individuals engage in diverse roles that collectively bring creativity to life. Performers, such as actors, dancers, and musicians, transport audiences into imaginative worlds through their craft. Directors and choreographers orchestrate the symphony of movement and emotion, shaping narratives and performances.

Costume designers, set builders, and lighting technicians collaborate to construct immersive and visually stunning experiences. Behind the scenes, producers and stage managers ensure seamless productions while arts administrators navigate the business aspects. Our Performing Arts courses thrive on collaboration, where each contributor, whether on stage or backstage, plays a vital part in crafting memorable and impactful performances, providing real-world experience.

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What can I do with a qualification in Performing Arts?

Daily tasks:

  • 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.

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Median Salary

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Daily tasks:

  • Demonstrates and directs dance moves, monitors and analyses technique and performance, and determines how improvements can be made.
  • Participates in dance performance.
  • Attends rehearsals to develop and practice dance routines for performance.
  • Builds and maintains stamina, physical strength, agility and general health through fitness exercises and healthy eating.

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What can I do with a qualification in Performing Arts?