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street performer





Street performers create street arts performances for outdoor spaces, using space and audience as a creative resource. They create their performance through playful exploration and experimentation with the purpose of entertaining and possibly also of sharing critical opinions concerning societal issues. They stimulate audience participation as a component of their performance whilst respecting the audience's safety and integrity.

Scope note

Excludes street artists. Includes people performing activities solo or in group.

Alternative Labels

street theatre artist

street theater artist

street magician

street puppeteer

street entertainer

street musician

street circus artist

street arts performer


street performer

street performing artist

street singer

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: