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Performing & Casting Careers
Careers in Performing, Casting, and More.
Alternate Titles: Talent, Actress
Job Description: An Actor embodies a character within a motion picture by researching every aspect of the character, memorizing dialogue the Screenwriter has written, and developing their own emotional life.
Salary: $19,000 to $200,000+
Alternate Titles: Actor
Job Description: Actresses collaborate with Writers and Directors to bring performances to life. They are an integral part of meaningful storytelling: bringing ideas to fruition, inhabiting characters and provoking thoughtful discussion through their craft.
Average Salary Range: Varies widely.
Alternate Titles: Casting, CD
Job Description: The Casting Director assists the production in securing all onscreen talent. They post casting notices and hold auditions for Directors and Producers to see Actors in action.
Average Annual Salary: $60,800
Alternate Titles: Casting Producer, Assistant Casting Producer, Assistant Casting Director
Job Description: Casting Assistants hold a largely administrative role in the casting process. They report to and support Casting Directors. They work with Actors’ schedules, schedule auditions, construct casting lists, do interviews with potential cast, and do any additional research or administrative work that may be needed throughout the casting process.
Salary: $46,000 to $60,000
Alternate Titles: Stunt Performer, Stunt Double, Stuntman, Stuntwoman, Stunt Actor
Job Description: Stunt Coordinators plan and coordinate stunts on a production set. They also cast Stunt Performers in these roles.
Job Description: Choreographers devise dance routines for film, TV, and commercial productions. They also teach the moves to Dancers and Actors on set.
Salary: $40,000 to $150,000