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2455 FILM, STAGE AND RELATED ACTORS AND DIRECTORS
 


    Film, stage and related actors and directors act in, or direct, motion pictures, television or radio productions and stage,shows.

    Tasks include -

    (a) learning lines and cues and playing parts in dramatic productions on stage, television, radio or in motion pictures;

    (b) telling stories or reading literary works aloud to educate or entertain listeners;

    (c) studying scripts to determine artistic interpretation, instructing actors on acting methods, and directing all aspects of dramatic productions on stage, television, radio or in motion pictures, including choice of actors, and final decisions concerning costumes, set designs, sound or lighting effects;

    (d) performing related tasks;

    (e) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Actor

  • Director, motion picture

  • Director, stage

  • Story-teller, radio or television


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Clown - 3474

  • Impresario - 1229

  • Producer, theatre - 1229

  • Stage manager, 1229


   
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 Updated 10 August 2004, by VA.