Major Group: 2 - Professionals | Sub-Major Group: 21 - Arts and Media Professionals | Minor Group: 211 - Arts Professionals | Unit Group: 2111 - Actors, Dancers and Other Entertainers
Description: Entertains by portraying roles in film, television, radio and stage productions. This occupation requires high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience.
Skill Level 1 : Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Specialization titles are any commonly used titles which refer to a subset of jobs belonging to the occupation designated in the principal title. These jobs involve the performance of specialized tasks rather than the broader range of tasks usually performed in the occupation.
Unit Group 2111: Actors, Dancers and Other Entertainers
Description: Entertain by portraying roles in productions, performing and composing dances, and performing a variety of other acts.
Skill Level: Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. Some occupations in this unit group require high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
reading scripts and undertaking research to gain understanding of parts, themes and characterizations
learning lines and cues, rehearsing parts, and applying vocal and movement skills to the development of characterization
preparing for performances through rehearsals under the instruction and guidance of production directors
acting parts and portraying roles as developed in rehearsals in film, television, radio and stage productions
practicing dance routines and interpreting the choreographic content of the production
performing dances for audience entertainment, coordinating body movements and facial expression, usually with musical accompaniment
composing and notating ballet compositions and other dance routines
creating and performing individual performance routines
rehearsing, auditioning and traveling between entertainment venues
Other occupations in this Unit Group
211112 - Dancer or Choreographer
211113 - Entertainer or Variety Artist
211199 - Actors, Dancers and Other Entertainers nec