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Definition 1: arts or skills that require public performance - [noun denoting cognition]

(performing arts is a kind of ...) studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills)

"the college of arts and sciences"

(... is a kind of performing arts ) the act of performing music

(... is a kind of performing arts ) taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music

(... is a kind of performing arts ) the performance of a part or role in a drama

(performing arts is the domain which ... is member of) perform a work for the first time

(performing arts is the domain which ... is member of) present for the first time to the public

"The band debuts a new song or two each month"

(performing arts is the domain which ... is member of) make one's debut

"This young soprano debuts next month at the Metropolitan Opera"

(performing arts is the domain which ... is member of) appear for the first time in public

"The new ballet that debuts next months at Covent Garden, is already sold out"

(performing arts is the domain which ... is member of) be performed or presented for public viewing

"What's playing in the local movie theater?" "`Cats' has been playing on Broadway for many years"

(performing arts is the domain which ... is member of) be performed for the first time

"We premiered the opera of the young composer and it was a critical success"

(performing arts is the domain which ... is member of) perform in order to get a role

"She auditioned for a role on Broadway"

(performing arts is the domain which ... is member of) audition for a stage role by reading parts of a role

"He is auditioning for `Julius Caesar' at Stratford this year"

(performing arts is the domain which ... is member of) play a role or part

"Gielgud played Hamlet" "She wants to act Lady Macbeth, but she is too young for the role" "She played the servant to her husband's master"

(performing arts is the domain which ... is member of) engage in a rehearsal (of)

(performing arts is the domain which ... is member of) assume or act the character of

"She impersonates Madonna" "The actor portrays an elderly, lonely man"

(performing arts is the domain which ... is member of) give an interpretation or rendition of

"The pianist rendered the Beethoven sonata beautifully"

(performing arts is the domain which ... is member of) supply (a movie) with subtitles

(performing arts is the domain which ... is member of) perform on a certain location

"The prodigy played Carnegie Hall at the age of 16" "She has been playing on Broadway for years"

(performing arts is the domain which ... is member of) perform for an audience

"Pollini is giving another concert in New York"

(performing arts is the domain which ... is member of) guide the actors in (plays and films)

(performing arts is the domain which ... is member of) select to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet

"He cast a young woman in the role of Desdemona"

(performing arts is the domain which ... is member of) cast again, in a different role

"He was recast as Iago"

(performing arts is the domain which ... is member of) cast an actor, singer, or dancer in an unsuitable role

(performing arts is the domain which ... is member of) cast repeatedly in the same kind of role

(performing arts is the domain which ... is member of) direct for the stage

(performing arts is the domain which ... is member of) perform (a play), especially on a stage

"we are going to stage `Othello'"

(performing arts is the domain which ... is member of) perform a stunt or stunts

(performing arts is the domain which ... is member of) perform (an acting passage) brilliantly and rapidly

"Mr. Jones blazed away in one passage after another to loud applause"

(performing arts is the domain which ... is member of) give a performance (of something)

"Horowitz is performing at Carnegie Hall tonight" "We performed a popular Gilbert and Sullivan opera"

(performing arts is the domain which ... is member of) perform ostentatiously in order to impress the audience and with an eye to the applause

"She never misses a chance to grandstand"

(performing arts is the domain which ... is member of) perform too rarely

"Her plays are underperformed, although they are very good"

(performing arts is the domain which ... is member of) sing from a score without having seen it before

"This tenor can sightsing even the most difficult pieces"

(performing arts is the domain which ... is member of) furnish with costumes; as for a film or play

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