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The excitement, the energy and the attitude
This includes arts like drama, dance, live art, mime and puppetry. You may also consider a career behind the scenes in areas like arts management, theatre, set and stage design and costume design.

How tough is it in the performing arts?
What work is there?
What about other careers in the theatre?
And how about a career in dance?

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Useful organisations
Useful books
Q & A: Theatre,: Trotman 2000
Careers in the Theatre, Kogan Page 1998
Getting into Performing Arts, Trotman 2002
Making Acting Work - A Practical Path to a Successful Career, Chrys Salt, Methuen Publishing Ltd, 2001

Useful magazines
Websites showing Performing arts

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