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Actors, Entertainers and Presenters

Actors, entertainers and presenters sing, portray roles in dramatic productions, perform comedy routines, gymnastic feats and tricks of illusion, train animals to perform and perform with them, and introduce and present radio and television programmes.

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About this Career

£19,250

Average salary

New workers start around £6,139.51. Normal pay is £19,250 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £39,358.57.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Plays pre-recorded music at nightclubs, discotheques, and private functions.
  • Conducts interviews and prepares reports for news broadcasts, current affairs programmes and documentaries.
  • Introduces and presents radio and television programmes, reads news bulletins and makes announcements.
  • Trains animals to perform entertaining routines and may perform with them.
  • Performs singing, comedy, acrobatic, illusion and conjuring routines.
  • Assumes character created by a playwright or author and communicates this to an audience.
  • Studies script, play or book and prepares and rehearses interpretation.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

The number of unique job postings in your area that have listed this skill in the last year.

Skills

Job postings

Speaking
80
Active Listening
79
Critical Thinking
66
Reading Comprehension
63
Learning Strategies
63
Monitoring
60
Active Learning
60
Writing
41
Mathematics
8
Science
5

Our colleges

Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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