Performing artists enhance our world. They touch our emotions with song and entertain us with clever performances. People with careers in performing arts help us forget the hassles and harassments of everyday life; they encourage us to dream. Do you like learning more about performing arts - how much training singers need to develop beautiful voices, what skills are needed to direct a choir, or how puppets really work? Can you imagine yourself one day seeking a challenging, rewarding job as a performer? You may be the perfect candidate for a career in performing arts! This book features a variety of jobs in performing arts fields, such as ballet dancer, actress, dance choreographer, and puppeteer. Come explore the backgrounds of successful women within these fields! You will also get a sneak peek into their real lives and how their careers affect their families, as well as the personality traits and physical and mental abilities needed to do these jobs.