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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.

Mentors from the field

Learn about the field . What day to day work would look like . Growth opportunity & prospects . Interview preparation . Transition advise . Networking 

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JOSIE LANE

Current position

Journalist, communist & editor for Hindustan Times, DNA & Nat Geo Traveler. She's covered stories from travel start-ups, communities, gentrification, gender issues, and human rights.

 

Career prospects & criteria 

Understand the prospects within the career & the education & other skills you need to make it. 

 

Educational Qualifications

  • 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.

Soft Skills

  • Acting

  • Performing 

  • Drama

  • Language 

  • Confidence

  • Physical stamina

  • Active

  • Patient

  • Team Work

  • Be Creative 

  • Memorization

  • Charisma

  • Personality

Technical Skills

  • 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.