"If you took acting away from me, I'd stop breathing."-I.B.*

5 Tasks

1. Study and rehearse roles from scripts

2. Learn about characters in scripts and their relationships

3. Attend auditions and casting calls

4. Work closely with directors and others to interpret roles

5. Collaborate with other actors as part of an ensemble

5 Work Conditions

1. Typically short term work assaignments

2. Unpredictable earnings and work assignments

3. Long and irregular work hours

4. Complex technical sets

5. Heavy costumes and hot stage lights

Degree Required

Master of Fine Arts Degree

Yearly Salary

about $108,000

*Ingrid Bergman


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