By: Jadesy Herrera
Actors use creative thinking to interpret scripts, research characters and roles, and perform to entertain, inform or instruct audiences. Actors must follow instructions given by the director of a piece. They must be able to portray a whole spectrum of emotions through body movements, gestures and speech.
The average salary for an Actor / Actress is $38,194 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
3 colloges that offer an acting major
University of Texas
Actress outlook for 2020
Entertainers and performers, sports and related workers are expected to have 16 percent job growth from 2010 to 2020 -- 12 percentage points higher than actors.