Entertainers captivate, amuse or thrill an audience with dramatic, musical and other performances. They may perform a variety of tasks depending on their area of expertise.
Duties & Tasks
Entertainers may perform some or all of the following tasks:create acts and performance routinesdevelop a special character such as a clown or fairypractise the actdress in costumes to suit the actperform acts to entertain audiencesperform illusions and tricksoperate a puppet or puppetstell jokes and perform comical actsundertake dangerous acts.
Entertainers must be prepared to work irregular hours and spend long periods practising and rehearsing. Some entertainers work in areas unrelated to entertaining to support themselves financially.
- flair for entertainment good communication skills able to concentrate for long periods self-confidence, motivation, dedication and determination stamina to perform at peak level.