Performing careers involve the direct entertainment of the public or the support of those who provide entertainment directly.
Typical job titles for people who choose performing career paths include:
- set, lighting, or costume designer
- professional athlete
- disc jockey
- casting director
Performing careers tend to be located in larger metropolitan areas. People in performing careers tend to be employed for specific performances.
Many different majors can lead to performing careers. Anyone who chooses this career must spend considerable time in practice.
People in performing careers need to be able to:
- demonstrate specialized performance skills
- feel comfortable in front of the public
- focus on detail