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55109 – Other performers

Other performers include influencers, magicians, models, puppeteers and other performers. They are employed by nightclubs and theatre, advertising and other production companies, or they may be self-employed.


Example titles

  • Busker
  • Fashion model
  • Influencer
  • Magician
  • Puppeteer
  • Deejay (DJ) - turntablist

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:
  • Entertain passers-by on sidewalks and in parks with magic tricks, juggling acts, short dramatic works, music and other entertaining displays.
Magicians and illusionists
  • Perform sleight-of-hand tricks, disappearing acts and other illusions.
Fashion models
  • Display clothing and merchandise in commercials, advertisements and fashion shows
  • Pose for artists, photographers and videographers.
  • Share ideas and advice on a broad range of topics.
  • Create personal and branded content for social media or other digital platforms.

Employment requirements

  • Completion of modelling courses is usually required for models.
  • Training for other occupations in this unit group is often obtained under the guidance of a practitioner.
  • Membership in a guild or union related to the occupation or type or performance may be required.

Additional information

  • There is little mobility between the different occupations in this unit group.


  • Actors, comedians and circus performers (53121)
  • Dancers (53120)
  • Musicians and singers (51122)

Breakdown summary

Broad occupational category
5 – Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport
5 – Occupations usually require short-term work demonstration and no formal education
Major group
55 – Support occupations in art and culture
Sub-major group
551 – Support occupations in art and culture
Minor group
5510 – Support occupations in art and culture
NOC 2021 Version 1.0
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