This title examines the positions of musician, conductor, actor, and director. The duties and responsibilities of the professional in each of these occupations are examined. Through profiles of Eric Clapton, Arthur Fiedler, the Actors Studio, and M. Night Shyamalan, readers will get the sense of the entertainer's life. Readers will learn about daily life in the entertainment industry, average salaries, and educational requirements and steps to securing one of these positions. Readers will learn what characteristics and interests make for a successful career in the entertainment industry, and a short self-evaluation analyses the prospective professional's potential for success in the field. Also included are evaluations of each profession's potential market, and how to find work. Inside the Industry is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.