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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.
A performer is an individual who captivates an audience by participating in various forms of entertainment, such as music, dance, theatre, or any other performative medium. This could include singers, actors, magicians, dancers, comedians, or any person who presents themselves in front of an audience, using their skills, talent, and creativity to evoke certain responses or emotions from the viewers. Performers can work in various settings, like stage performances, television shows, movies, or live events.
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
The numerical value of performer in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of performer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
George Burns was a Vaudeville performer I particularly loved.
I've always been quite strong-willed and bull-headed about the way I wanted to be as an artist, taking songs was never an option for me because as a performer I want to translate the message and emotion that comes from that song, so if I haven't written it how am I supposed to understand it?
These are not necessarily our agendas, but we feel a part of what a performer is, and what a performer has to say is more than just words and music.
Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer.
More importantly, we always put the kids front and center in everything we do, here's what I will tell you about Jennifer Lopez.Days and I was telling some of my colleagues here the other day : She's the most talented human being I've ever been around, [ the ] hardest worker. And I think she is the greatest performer, live performer, in the world today that's alive.
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