To Act or Not To Act
The life of an actor in musical theater
Traveling, Dangers, Advantages
Being an actor provides tons of traveling opportunities. They travel to different theaters for different parts and can even travel from venue to venue in one theater group. This job provides all kinds of advantages. This includes being able to travel and perform with great people, playing different characters every role, getting a chance to be on TV or in movies, and an opportunity to become famous. Famous actors get good clothes, are highly paid, are loved and remembered by millions of people, and get to help fund raise for people who are not as successful. Along with many advantages come some dangers. Actors can fall of the stage or get hurt in a fight scene. More famous actors could get stalked and not have much privacy from the public. Although there are dangers, being an actor pays off.
Glinda and Elphaba in Emerald City
"Can You Hear the People Sing" performed by the full cast
Phantom of the Opera
"Masquerade" performed by full cast