Career in Performing Arts

By Shweta

Do you love to perform in front of a crowd cheering up for you? Is the admiration by the crowd is the best thing to happen to you ever? If you want to start a career in what you love, trust me that it is possible. You can take up a course in performing arts offered by different universities of India.

What is Performing Arts?

Performing arts are those forms of arts where the artist will use his/her voice or body movement to convey emotions and expressions. The other form of arts is visual arts where static artistic objects are created by the artist.


Art forms like acting, singing, dancing are known as performing arts whereas art forms like painting are known as visual arts. The three main types of performing arts are:

  • Theater
  • Dance
  • Music

Career in Performing Arts

Where to learn Performing Arts?

Given below are the prominent institutes offering a course in Performing Arts:

Job Prospects of Performing Arts:

A degree in performing arts can land you up in the given jobs -

  • Actor
  • Dancer
  • Community arts worker
  • Drama therapist
  • Music therapist
  • Theater director
  • Arts Teacher


There is no upper limit to the earnings of an artist. In modern world lot of job opportunities are available for people working in this field.

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