Profession

Cruise Ship Entertainer


Description

If you have a talent for singing, music, dancing, comedy, or even juggling, and you love to travel, a job as an entertainer on a cruise ship might be for you. There are many different kinds of jobs for entertainers on cruise ships. Most nights there is a large show featuring dancers, singers, and musicians. There are also solo acts such as those by magicians or comedians. Musicians can be part of an orchestra that plays while guests dance. They can also be in smaller bands that play on deck during an activity.Many entertainers take part in the big shows that are often the highlight of the evening for cruise passengers. These shows also need costume designers, lighting technicians, choreographers, and producers.Entertainers on cruise ships work hard, but they also have free time to enjoy the ship. The big shows are late in the evening, and, except for a rehearsal in the afternoon, entertainers can go ashore or relax on the ship most of the day.In addition to their regular shows, entertainers sometimes have other duties. They may greet passengers, help out with activities and games, or perform at deck parties. Entertainers are often required to talk with passengers, so they need to be friendly and outgoing. (https://careers.stateuniversity.com)

Job Prospect

Low

Work Environment

Entertainers on cruise ships work hard, but they also have free time to enjoy the ship. The big shows are late in the evening, and, except for a rehearsal in the afternoon, entertainers can go ashore or relax on the ship most of the day. In addition to their regular shows, entertainers sometimes have other duties.

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Recommended Level of Education

Vocational Education

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