Everybody asks this question: Is an academic qualification in the performing arts community in Malaysia important in ensuring employment?
Some says that it is very important; some, not so. Performers need skills more than knowledge, some say; others feel that an academic qualification will validate their skills and knowledge, especially to parents. Teaching in speech and drama is a source of income for performing arts professionals (or semi-professionals) in Malaysia. The ability of the teachers lies in their skills and teaching skills, not to mention their qualifications in speech and drama.
For those who want to pursue a life in academia, tertiary qualification is a necessity.
The aim of this series of survey is to gauge the sentiments and collect information from views of performing arts professionals in the Malaysia performing arts community.
For Performing Arts Companies in Malaysia
For Performers Working in the Malaysia Performing Arts Community