Drama Careers



Performing Artist

1.  Actor (Plays - Community or Professional Theater, TV, Film)

2.  Comedian or Magician

3.  Voice Over Artist

4.  Stunt Person

5.  Puppeteer

6.  Circus Performer

7.  Announcer, Commentator, Disc Jockey



1.  University Positions

2.  Community Colleges

3.  Magnet and Performing Arts High Schools

4.  Private and Public High Schools (Early Childhood Educator)

5.  Community Recreation Programs

6.  Inner-city Programs

7.  Studios (As owners or employees)

8.  Drama/ Speech Coach

9.  Senior Citizen Centers

10.  Professional Company Studios

11.  Special Workshops and Arts in Education


Drama and Arts Administration

1. Corporate Trainer/ Intelligence Specialist

2.  Publicist/Fund-raiser

3.  Special Project Coordinator (Arts in Education, city and county programs)

4.  Community Theatre or Arts Center Manager (Box Office Manager)

5.  Booking Manager for Organizations

6.  Arts Festival Director/Arts Funding Advisor for a corporation

7.  Public Relations Specialist / Event Planner

8.  Human Resources Specialist/ Management Consultant


Technical Theater

1.  Stage Manager for Dance and Theater

2.  Production Assistant

3.  Designer (Lighting, Costumes, Scenery, Sound)

4.  House Manager

5.  Festival Technical Coordinator

6.  Producer / Director

7.  Technical Director or Technical Writer


Small Business/Independent Work

1.  Own and operate a private theater

2.  Professional Performing Artist, Teacher, and Choreographer

3.  Motivational Speaker

4.  Entrepreneur

5.  Wedding Planner




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