211111 Actor

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
211111
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Actor
Skill Assessing Authority: 
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
No
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme: 
Yes
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

211111 ACTOR

Entertains by portraying roles in film, television, radio and stage productions. This occupation requires high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience.
Skill Level: 1
Specialisations:
Mime Artist
Voice-over Artist

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
1

2111 Actors, Dancers and Other Entertainers

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
2111
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Actors, Dancers and Other Entertainers
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

2111 ACTORS, DANCERS AND OTHER ENTERTAINERS

ACTORS, DANCERS AND OTHER ENTERTAINERS entertain by portraying roles in productions, performing and composing dances, and performing a variety of other acts.
Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. Some occupations in this unit group require high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks Include:

reading scripts and undertaking research to gain understanding of parts, themes and characterisations
learning lines and cues, rehearsing parts, and applying vocal and movement skills to the development of characterisation
preparing for performances through rehearsals under the instruction and guidance of production directors
acting parts and portraying roles as developed in rehearsals in film, television, radio and stage productions
practising dance routines and interpreting the choreographic content of the production
performing dances for audience entertainment, coordinating body movements and facial expression, usually with musical accompaniment
composing and notating ballet compositions and other dance routines
creating and performing individual performance routines
rehearsing, auditioning and travelling between entertainment venues

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
548.10
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
531.70
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
544.20