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Entertainers and Performers Anchorage AK

Entertainers and performers work in the performing arts and entertainment industry. Occupations include singers, magicians, dancers, comedians, DJs, musicians, actors, and clowns. See below for staffing agencies and job search companies in Anchorage, AK who can help you break into the creative industry.

PDS Technical
(907) 562-1633
PO Box 241921
Anchorage, AK

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Elite Employment
(907) 276-8367
1113 W Fireweed Ln
Anchorage, AK

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Elite Employment Services
(907) 276-8367
1113 W Fireweed Ln Ste 200
Anchorage, AK
Main Industries / Positions
office clerical, technical, health care, information technology
Type of Service
temporary, long-term, temporary/part time, part time, payroll

Medsearch
(907) 276-5707
821 N Street
Anchorage, AK

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Aes Employment
(907) 276-5707
821 N St
Anchorage, AK

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Opti Staffing Group
(907) 677-9675
2550 Denali St
Anchorage, AK

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Creative Financial Staffing
(907) 770-2293
3601 C St
Anchorage, AK

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Northwest Technical Services
(907) 562-1633
3330 Arctic Blvd.
Anchourage, AK

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Glacier Services Inc
(907) 277-3077
701 W 8th Ave
Anchorage, AK

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Professional Business
(907) 279-7679
807 G St
Anchorage, AK

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Career Profile for Actors

Career Overview

Play parts in stage, television, radio, video, or motion picture productions for entertainment, information, or instruction. Interpret serious or comic role by speech, gesture, and body movement to entertain or inform audience. May dance and sing.

Career Outlook

Employment is expected to grow as fast as the average for all occupations. Competition for jobs will be keen . Although a growing number of people aspire to enter these professions, many will leave the field early because the work—when it is available—is hard, the hours are long, and the pay is often low.

Employment change. Employment in these occupations is expected to grow 11 percent during the 2008–18 decade, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Expanding cable and satellite television operations and increasing box-office receipts of major studio and independent films will increase the need for workers. Additionally, a rising demand for U.S. films in other countries should create more employment opportunities for actors, producers, and directors. Also fueling job growth is the continued development of interactive media, online movies, and mobile content produced for cell phones or other portable electronic devices. Attendance at live theater performances should continue to be steady, and drive employment of stage actors, producers and directors. However, station consolidation may restrict employment opportunities in the broadcasting industry for producers and directors.

Job prospects. Competition for acting jobs is intense, as the number of actors auditioning for roles greatly exceeds the number of parts that become available. Only performers with the most stamina and talent will find regular emplo...

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