ERIC Number: ED137613
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Exploring Theater and Media Careers. A Student Guidebook.
Allosso, Michael; And Others
One of six student guidebooks in a series of 11 arts and humanities career exploration guides for grade 7-12 teachers, counselors, and students, this student book on exploration of theater and media careers presents information on specific occupations in five different career areas: Performance, writing, production, business, and education/criticism. Each chapter includes general discussion of the field and what people in that field do, description of personality characteristics and interests that are appropriate, education or experience required, where and how jobs are found and the job outlook, and suggestions a person in the field would make to students. The chapters and jobs they cover are as follows: (1) Performance Careers (actors, entertainers, announcers, and directors), (2) Writing Careers (playwrights and scriptwriters), (3) Production Careers (designers, backstage theater work, and media production work), (4) Business Careers (producers, theater business and management, television and radio directors, agents and salespeople), and (5) Education/Criticism Careers (teachers and librarians, and writers about theater and media). Appended are a glossary, a list of addresses of professional associations, and a list of sources of additional information. (JT)
Descriptors: Acting, Broadcast Industry, Business, Career Exploration, Drama, Film Criticism, Film Production, Films, Instructional Materials, Literary Criticism, Mass Media, Occupational Information, Occupations, Playwriting, Radio, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Television, Theater Arts, Writing (Composition)
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock Number 017-080-01640-1, $2.15)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Occupational and Adult Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of Research and Demonstration.
Authoring Institution: Technical Education Research Center, Cambridge, MA.
Note: For related documents see CE 010 734-744