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Job Description: 

Actors portray roles in motion pictures, television or radio productions and stage shows.


Tasks include:

  • learning lines and cues and playing parts in dramatic productions on stage, commercials, television, radio or in motion pictures
  • assuming characters created by a playwright or author and communicating this to an audience
  • telling stories or reading literary works aloud to educate or entertain listeners
  • preparing for performances through rehearsals under the instruction and guidance of production directors
  • reading scripts and undertaking research to gain understanding of parts, themes and characteristics
  • acting parts and portraying roles as developed in rehearsals in film, television, radio and stage productions
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Dramatic actor

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Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore