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Employers of Drama, Theater & Visual Arts majors in TN

Actors

Actors express ideas and portray characters in theater, film, television, and other performing arts media. They interpret a writer’s script to entertain or inform an audience. Actors work in various settings, including production studios, theaters, and theme parks, or on location. Work assignments are usually short, ranging from 1 day to a few months. Many actors enhance their skills through formal dramatic education, and long-term training is common. The median hourly wage for actors was $17.49 in May 2017. Employment of actors is projected to grow 12 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Job growth in the motion picture industry will stem from continued strong demand for new movies and television shows.

Producers and Directors

Producers and directors create motion pictures, television shows, live theater, commercials, and other performing arts productions. They interpret a writer’s script to entertain or inform an audience. Producers and directors work under a lot of pressure, and many are under stress to finish their work on time. Work hours for producers and directors can be long and irregular. Most producers and directors have a bachelor’s degree and several years of experience in motion picture, TV, or theater production, working as an actor, a film and video editor, or a cinematographer, or in another, related occupation. The median annual wage for producers and directors was $71,620 in May 2017. Employment of producers and directors is projected to grow 12 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Job growth in the motion picture and video industry is expected to stem from strong demand from the public for more movies and television shows, as well as an increased demand from foreign audiences for U.S.-produced films.

Set and Exhibit Designers

Design special exhibits and movie, television, and theater sets. May study scripts, confer with directors, and conduct research to determine appropriate architectural styles. The median annual wage for set and exhibit designers was $53,090 in May 2017.

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Company City State
Nashville
TN
Grand Ole Opry, LLC
Grand Administrative Office
Nashville
TN
La Vergne
TN
Memphis
TN
Nashville
TN
Nashville
TN
United Talent Agency, LLC
UNITED TALENT AGENCY, LLC
Nashville
TN
Nashville
TN
Powers Management, L.L.C.
Gaylord Entertainment Center
Nashville
TN
Knoxville
TN
Knoxville
TN
Nashville
TN
Knoxville
TN
Nashville
TN
Pigeon Forge
TN
Knoxville
TN
Clarksville
TN
Knoxville
TN
Pigeon Forge
TN
Chattanooga
TN
Hendersonville
TN
Theatre Memphis
SHOWAGON
Memphis
TN
Franklin
TN
Nashville
TN
Circuit Playhouse, Inc.
PLAYHOUSE ON THE SQUARE
Memphis
TN
Franklin
TN
Memphis
TN
Knoxville
TN
Memphis
TN
Nashville Opera Association
Nashville Opera Company
Nashville
TN
Nashville
TN
Germantown
TN
Nashville
TN
Nashville
TN
Nashville
TN
Knoxville
TN
Lebanon
TN
Nashville
TN
Franklin
TN
Nashville
TN
Nashville
TN
Nashville
TN
Nashville
TN
Knoxville
TN
Nashville
TN
Circuit Playhouse, Inc.
Circuit Playhouse, The
Memphis
TN
Brentwood
TN
Memphis
TN
Murfreesboro
TN
Memphis
TN
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