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performer, performing artistnoun
an entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience
One who performs for, or entertains, an audience.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from perform.
The merit of service is seldom attributed to the true and exact performer. William Shakespeare.
The performing arts are arts such as music, dance, and drama which are performed for an audience. They are different from the visual arts, which are the use of paint, canvas or various materials to create physical or static art objects. Performing arts include a range of disciplines which are performed in front of a live audience, including theatre, music, and dance. Theatre, music, dance, object manipulation, and other kinds of performances are present in all human cultures. The history of music and dance date to pre-historic times whereas circus skills date to at least Ancient Egypt. Many performing arts are performed professionally. Performance can be in purpose-built buildings, such as theatres and opera houses, on open air stages at festivals, on stages in tents such as circuses or on the street. Live performances before an audience are a form of entertainment. The development of audio and video recording has allowed for private consumption of the performing arts. The performing arts often aims to express one's emotions and feelings.
one who performs, accomplishes, or fulfills; as, a good promiser, but a bad performer; especially, one who shows skill and training in any art; as, a performer of the drama; a performer on the harp
The Performer Artisan is one of the 16 role variants of the Keirsey Temperament Sorter, a self-assessed personality questionnaire designed to help people better understand themselves. David Keirsey originally described the Performer role variant; however, a brief summary of the personality types described by Isabel Myers contributed to its development. Performers correlate with the ESFP Myers-Briggs type.
The Roycroft Dictionary
One who has a right to do troglodyte stunts and who can do something else.
A person who performs.
The street performer was fresh, interesting and very skilled.
Submitted by MaryC on March 17, 2020
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'Performer' in Nouns Frequency: #2855
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The numerical value of Performer in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Performer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of Performer in a Sentence
I sometimes worry that my peers will think I'm less committed or not as high of a performer because I'm not putting in the hours that they are, but every time I think that I push it out of my mind to focus on product, and what I'm able to deliver to the organization.
One death is a lot to deal with, but five ? That’s just unheard of, adult Performer Advocacy Committee are collectively rattled.
My aspirations are for the company to be a strong performer, we have always said and will still say that anything we do would have to make us even stronger.
This was a hard decision for us to make, as he is a capable performer. This is, however, doctors' orders, it's not the singing aspect but, rather, the traveling. Look, he gets tired. The decision is being made that doing concerts now is just too much for him.
The first thing I look for, in addition to a performer's range, is a performer's look in comparison to the character. That is very important to me as a casting director.
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