Actors and Comedians

(NOC 5135)
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Requirement


  • Demonstrated ability, based on an audition or previous acting roles, is an important hiring criteria.
  • Acting programs are offered at universities, colleges and private acting schools.
  • Acting teachers usually require experience as actors.
  • Membership in a guild or union may be required.

Degrees Associated with This Career

Certificate
Diploma
Bachelor
Master

Degree Modifier

n/s

Useful Experience/Skills

Entertainment
Innovation
Researching

Useful Secondary School Subjects

Art
English (Composition)
Drama
Music

Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University)
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Performance: Acting Bachelor
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Theatre Arts and Performance Diploma; Online; Advanced
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University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Theatre and Performance Bachelor; Honours
Theatre and Performance Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Red Deer Polytechnic
Red Deer, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Applied Arts, Film, Theatre and Live Entertainment Bachelor
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Concordia University
Montreal, Qu├ębec, CA

Related Program(s):
Acting for the Theatre (BFA) Bachelor
Performance Creation (BFA) Bachelor
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Modified on January 26, 2022