Careers in Theater & Performing Arts

What Can I Do With This Major? - Theatre

Illinois Career Information System
Place the cursor on Education. Select Program of Study by Title. Click on the title of the major in which you are interested. Be sure to look at the list of related occupations. Select Occupations under Related Information. Click on any of the job titles for tons of information.

Backstage.com
Offers extensive information and tips for college students and other who want to someday work in the acting profession.

American Association of Community Theatre
Under Making Theatre, click on Resources.

International Society for the Performing Arts Foundation
The purpose of ISPA is to develop, nurture, energize and educate an international network of arts leaders and professionals who are dedicated to advancing the field of the performing arts.

National Association of Broadcasters
Click on Resources.

Producers Guild of America

Screen Actors Guild
Screen Actors Guild is the nation’s premier labor union representing actors.

Society of Broadcast Engineers
Under Jobs, click on A Career in Broadcasting Engineering.

Society of Camera Operators
The Society advances the art and creative contribution of the operating cameraman in the Motion Picture and Television Industries.

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