All the World's A Stage

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I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” This quote comes from Maya Angelou. I relate this to the industry of entertainment because entertainers, performers and musicians make people feel a certain way. Entertainers can make millions of dollars and that all comes over time with practice and perfection of their craft. The entertainment industry is for talented people, young or old, who want to share their talent with the world. Put thesis state statement here!!! The entertainment industry is composed of many career fields both upfront and behind the scenes. Actors, who are most visible, portray and interpret roles, using speech, gestures, and body movements in order to entertain while set designers design sets for theatrical, motion picture, and television productions (“Career Planner”). Musicians are required to have a wide range of knowledge about all music, but they need to have a strong interest in a particular genre (“Music”). Most singers begin learning their skills at a young age. Some start singing in church choirs when they are just little kids (“Singers”136). If one desires to be in the entertainment industry they should at least have their high school diploma (Encyclopedia 67). It is important to have a high school diploma because it gives a person a solid foundation which to build on, the ability to handle finances, and to read and understand written contracts. High school offers several classes for those interested in a career in the entertainment industry such as English, Mathematics and Business (Encyclopedia 67). Voice training lessons are recommended for those interested in singing (“Singers” 132). ... ... middle of paper ... to go into in the entertainment industry such as, singing, acting and television. I would like to be a singer, vocalist or writer because I want to write songs that encourage, inspire and uplift people. Almost anyone can go into entertainment as long as they are smart, talented and have cool ideas to interest or entertain people. Entertainers make more money as they get out in the field and progress and become popular. The entertainment field is growing more and more people want jobs in the entertainment industry. I am one of those people. Works Cited “Singers.” Career Discovery Encyclopedia. 2003. “Career Overview.” N.d. Web. 15 Feb. 2011. . “Career Planner.” N.d. Web. 18 Feb. 2011. . Goldberg, Jan. Careers For Competitive Spirits & Other Peak Performers. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2007.
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