265-Creative and performing artists

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Creative and performing artists
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Job Description: 
Creative and performing artists communicate ideas, impressions and facts in a wide range of media to achieve particular effects; interpret a composition such as a musical score or a script to perform or direct the performance; and host the presentation of such performance and other media events.

Main Tasks include -

  • conceiving and creating visual art forms
  • conceiving and writing original music
  • devising, directing, rehearsing and performing in music, dance, theatrical and film productions
  • assuming creative, financial and organizational responsibilities in the production of television programmes, films, and stage presentations
  • studying script, play or book and preparing and rehearsing interpretation
  • selecting and introducing music, videos and other entertainment material for broadcast and making commercial and public service announcements.

Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:

2651 Visual artist
2652 Musicians, singers and composers
2653 Dancers and choreographers
2654 Film, stage and related directors and producers
2655 Actors
2656 Announcer