2659-Creative and performing artists not elsewhere classified

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Creative and performing artists not elsewhere classified
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Job Description: 
This unit group covers all creative and performing artists not classified elsewhere in minor group 265, Creative and performing artists. For instance, the group includes clowns, magicians, acrobats and other performing artists

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) performing amusing antics and telling funny stories
  • (b) performing tricks of illusion and sleight of hand, and feats of hypnotism
  • (c) performing difficult and spectacular acrobatics, and gymnastic or juggling feats
  • (d) training and performing with animals.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Acrobat
- Aerialist
- Clown
- Hypnotist
- Magician
- Puppeteer
- Stand-up comedian
- Ventriloquist

Careers ( Canadian Standards ):