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Realists are usually interested in 'things' - such as buildings, mechanics, equipment, tools, electronics etc. Their primary focus is dealing with these - as in building, fixing, operating or designing them. Involvement in these areas leads to high manual skills, or a fine aptitude for practical design - as found in the various forms of engineering.

Realists like to find practical solutions to problems using tools, technology and skilled work. Realists usually prefer to be active in their work environment, often do most of their work alone, and enjoy taking decisive action with a minimum amount of discussion and paperwork.

About

Many people in this sector will combine performing with other job. This can be a hard area in which to make a stable career, as very few make it to the top, it can be a rewarding way to make additional money from an activity you’re passionate about. Beyond performance, there are many careers available in the music industry, venues and dance companies supporting the performers and making sure the show goes on.

Skills

    design, communication, teamwork, leadership, researching information, time management, adaptability, attention to detail, project management, visual media, writing, creativity, managing resources, teamwork, education & training,

Key Facts

861k
atteneded Irish Arts, Theatre & Comedy events
703
million euro contributed to the Irish economy annually by the music industry

Career and Training Opportunities with...

Gaiety School of Acting

We have been providing actor training in Ireland since 1986, and to this day pride ourselves on instilling hundreds of students every year with confidence, creativity and a love of the arts.

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BIMM Institute Dublin

We know how competitive the music industry can be to break into, so we offer committed career planning and support during your time as a student at BIMM.

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The Lir National Academy of Dramatic Art at Trinity College Dublin

The Lir offers undergradate degrees, postgraduate degrees and short courses in the area of Drama for theatre, film and TV.

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