In theatre, film, television, and other performing arts media, actors convey ideas and portray roles. To entertain or educate an audience, they interpret a writer's script. They also discuss their role in improving the show's overall output with the director, producer, and other actors.
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Career prospects & criteria
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Bachelors In Mass communication/Any Discipline
Diploma In Acting
What you need to get started
Signing up to an agency and securing small parts in television programs or advertisements, or working as an extra, can also be a great way to enter an acting career.
Good stage, screen or vocal presence.
The ability to enter into another character and engage with an audience.
Good understanding of dramatic techniques.
The ability to memorise lines.