Creative Skills Europe

The French view on the skill set of performers

What is the skill set of an actor, a dancer, a musician, etc.? Beyond the talent of each individual, is it possible to identify competences shared by all those professionals?  Are the skills required from performers only related to artistic expressions or are there other competences requested to make a career in the live performance sector?

In France, the CPNEF SV  (the joint committee for employment and training in the live performance sector, piloted by the social partners) developed occupational standards for performers aimed at answering those questions.

You can consult them here (in French)

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