Profession stunt performer

Stunt performers execute actions that are too dangerous for actors to perform, that they are not physically able to do or require specialised skills such as fight scenes, jumping from building, dancing and others.

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Personality Type

Skills

  • Ensure cooperation among production, costume department and make-up department

    Work with the staff responsible for costumes and make up in line with their creative vision and obtain directions from them about how make-up and costumes should look.

  • Work with the lighting crew

    Work with the crew responsible for the lighting setup and operation to get directions from them on where to stand for an aesthetic result.

  • Work with the camera crew

    Work with the crew responsible for the camera operation and movement to get directions from them on where to stand for an aesthetic result.

  • Perform stunts

    Execute various physical movements concerning the technical realisation of difficult acting performances.

  • Express yourself physically

    Express emotions and ideas through movements, gestures, and actions.

  • Follow directions of the artistic director

    Follow the instructions of the director while understanding his creative vision.

  • Work with an artistic team

    Work closely with directors, fellow actors and playwrights to find the ideal interpretation to a role.

  • Study media sources

    Study various media sources such as broadcasts, print media, and online media in order to gather inspiration for the development of creative concepts.

  • Follow work schedule

    Manage the sequence of activities in order to deliver completed work on agreed deadlines by following a work schedule.

  • Study roles from scripts

    Study and rehearse roles from scripts; interpret, learn and memorise lines, stunts, and cues as directed.

  • Adapt to type of media

    Adapt to different types of media such as television, movies, commercials, and others. Adapt work to type of media, scale of production, budget, genres within type of media, and others.

  • Harmonise body movements

    Harmonise body movements in accordance to rhythm and melody, aestetic or dramatic concept, dramatic pace, etc.

Optional knowledge and skills

drive vehicles adapt to different roles sword fighting rehearse with fellow actors practice dance moves adapt fighting techniques for performance work with prop makers search for a suitable location interact with fellow actors organise rehearsals photography perform improvisation lighting techniques obtain relevant licenses dance practice martial arts use firearms rehearse role film production process promote yourself prepare rehearsals safely interact with animals acting techniques perform risk analysis perform with motion capture equipment practise extreme sports ride horses