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Why performing arts students make good employees

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10:15 AM | 10 November 2017
by Azan Ahmed
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Whether you’re a student considering taking a Performing Arts course, an employer looking for creatives, or a performer yourself, this article will help debunk certain stigmas surrounding the employability and work ethic of Performing Arts Students.

When most of your friends from home are all training to become engineers, doctors or economists, performers may be used to hearing phrases such as ‘you’re so lucky you don’t need to study as much’, or ‘what do you actually do in class? Read?’. This may even leave them feeling as if their course is inferior, when in fact they do just as much as everyone else, but through different methods. Below are some of the most potent qualities performers possess that are easily transferable to the workplace.

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