Definition of performing arts in English:

performing arts

plural noun

  • Forms of creative activity that are performed in front of an audience, such as drama, music, and dance.

    ‘a centre for the performing arts’
    • ‘The event included a stage with performing arts, music, dance and song.’
    • ‘Bradford could become a centre for the performing arts drawing audiences from considerable distances.’
    • ‘She has performed in theatres since childhood and did a performing arts degree at university.’
    • ‘The festival is for those involved in the amateur performing arts in the fields of music, dance, speech and drama.’
    • ‘This year, the performing arts emphasis is on dance, but there is a smattering of theatre.’
    • ‘That is why performing arts and other art forms are used often to communicate social messages.’
    • ‘Organisers say that the idea is to expose the audience to different performing arts.’
    • ‘The centre will cater for young artists, who will be able to develop their skills in painting or performing arts.’
    • ‘There will also be a range of music and performing arts including 14 different jazz performances.’
    • ‘To go for two subjects, technology and the performing arts, is unusual as schools usually focus on just one.’
    • ‘Specialist colleges can focus on languages, the performing arts, science or technology.’
    • ‘He has given them access to music and related performing arts.’
    • ‘The new site as well as being home to the Abbey will also be a centre for the performing arts.’
    • ‘Likewise a performer needs to know everything about the performing arts.’
    • ‘Exchanges of performing arts including music, dance and drama are also frequent.’
    • ‘It has also protested against the loss of a town centre location for a community facility and the lack of performing arts facilities.’
    • ‘There is a reason, I think, why the performing arts are so important for creating social change.’
    • ‘She also looks like she could go a long way in the competition, as she gives off that whole drama school / performing arts vibe.’
    • ‘It is essential that there is a proper venue for amateur performing arts in the city centre.’
    • ‘The existing library will be transformed into a drama studio and performing arts area which can also be used for lectures.’

Pronunciation:

performing arts

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