National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 Version 1.0


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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.

  • Illustrative example(s)

    • busker
    • fashion model
    • influencer
    • magician
    • puppeteer

    All examples

  • Inclusion(s)

    • deejay (DJ) - turntablist
  • Exclusion(s)

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