We use cookies. Find out more about it here. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Performance Artist

Job Summary

Responsible for entertaining others during a performance. May be a dancer, singer, member of a musical production, or actor.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Interpret music or dance and perform in a production.
  • Convey emotion or tell a story using body movement, vocals, or instruments.
  • Audition for roles.
  • Attend rehearsals and confer with other band members.
  • Teach students how to perform specialized craft.
  • Work with music director to fine-tune performance.
  • Go on short-term or lengthy tours.
  • Arrange for musical instruments or props to arrive at gigs.
  • Promote music through fliers, word of mouth, social media, or interviews.
  • Perform on stage in front of a live audience.
  • Interpret criticism from directors.
  • Memorize lines or musical notes.
  • Read scripts.