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What Can I Do with a Major in the Performing Arts?

Real jobs for college graduates who major in the performing arts -- theatre, dance, music.

 Explore your career choices in this section of MyCollegeSuccessStory, which provides you with real job titles and careers that correspond with specific college majors. While your degree is important, so too is what you major in while in college. 

Job titles for graduates with theatre, dance, or music degrees:

  • Actor/Actress

  • Arts Administrator/Manager

  • Booking Agent

  • Casting Specialist

  • Choir Director

  • Choreographer

  • Composer/Arranger

  • Community Affairs Liaison

  • Conductor

  • Convention Planner

  • Copyright Specialist

  • Dancer

  • Dance Therapist

  • Designer (Costume, Set, Props, Lighting)

  • Disc Jockey

  • Engineer/Mixer

  • Event Planner

  • Grants Specialist

  • Museum Specialist

  • Music Attorney

  • Music Critic/Writer/Editor

  • Music Librarian

  • Music Publishing Specialist

  • Music Store Manager

  • Music Therapist

  • Musical Instrument Maker/Repairperson

  • Musician

  • Non-Profits Arts Manager

  • Playwright

  • Promoter

  • Publicist/Press Agent

  • Recording Technician

  • Religious Center Musician

  • Royalties Broadcast Monitor

  • Scriptwriter/Screenwriter

  • Singer

  • Sound & Video Specialist

  • Stage Manager

  • Talent Agent

  • Teacher, Music

  • Teacher, Private Lessons

  • Theatre Manager

  • Tour Coordinator

  • Wedding Planner

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