Performance Artist

Job Summary

Responsible for entertaining others during a performance. May be a dancer, singer, member of a musical production, or actor.

Primary responsibilities

  • Interpret music or dance and perform in a production.
  • Convey emotion or tell a story using body movement, vocals, or instruments.
  • Audition for roles.
  • Attend rehearsals and confer with other band members.
  • Teach students how to perform specialized craft.
  • Work with music director to fine-tune performance.
  • Go on short-term or lengthy tours.
  • Arrange for musical instruments or props to arrive at gigs.
  • Promote music through fliers, word of mouth, social media, or interviews.
  • Perform on stage in front of a live audience.
  • Interpret criticism from directors.
  • Memorize lines or musical notes.
  • Read scripts.

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