performing artist


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Noun1.performing artist - an entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audienceperforming artist - an entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience
entertainer - a person who tries to please or amuse
actor, histrion, thespian, role player, player - a theatrical performer
artiste - a public performer (a dancer or singer)
baton twirler, twirler - someone who twirls a baton
comedian, comic - a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts
rodeo rider, cowboy - a performer who gives exhibitions of riding and roping and bulldogging
dancer, professional dancer, terpsichorean - a performer who dances professionally
executant - a performer (usually of musical works)
fire-swallower, fire-eater - a performer who pretends to swallow fire
fire walker - someone who walks barefoot on burning coals
geek - a carnival performer who does disgusting acts
headliner, star - a performer who receives prominent billing
juggler - a performer who juggles objects and performs tricks of manual dexterity
conjurer, conjuror, magician, prestidigitator, illusionist - someone who performs magic tricks to amuse an audience
minstrel - a performer in a minstrel show
monologist - an entertainer who performs alone
instrumentalist, musician, player - someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
puppeteer - one who operates puppets or marionettes
Savoyard - a person who performs in the operettas of Gilbert and Sullivan
sightreader - a performer who reads without preparation or prior acquaintance (as in music)
snake charmer - a performer who uses movements and music to control snakes
second banana, straight man - a performer who acts as stooge to a comedian
ecdysiast, exotic dancer, peeler, striptease, striptease artist, stripteaser, stripper - a performer who provides erotic entertainment by undressing to music
strongman - a man who performs feats of strength at a fair or circus
vaudevillian - a performer who works in vaudeville
ventriloquist - a performer who projects the voice into a wooden dummy
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The closing date for nominations is December 5, with the various categories for the youth awards including visual artist of the year, performing artist of the year (dance), performing artist of the year (drama), young musician of the year, the youth arts award for outstanding achievement, outstanding sporting achievement award, and individual sporting performance award.
The second problem that could be posed for a PBL group is: to what extent can a performing artist use her or his position to take a role of leadership in changing a political and legal status quo?
Arnie Laferty of Eugene, who died this week at the age of 72, was many things: performing artist, gourmet chef, husband and father.
He progressed to the world stage and is probably Canada's most internationally honored performing artist.
The demands of excellence, precision, and endurance can be costly to the body of the performing artist, often leading to seriously debilitating conditions such as carpal tunnel or cubital tunnel syndrome.
Karma Mayet Johnson is a poet, performing artist and freelance writer living in Brooklyn, New York.
When unique talent merges with the desire to display that singular quality before an adoring and paying public, the resulting mix can be both a blessing and a curse for a performing artist.
In Canada, healthcare services are universal, accessible and portable across the provinces, except Quebec, allowing the performing artist to seek medical consultations and obtain treatment interventions for their occupational health problems.
com)-- After wowing the judges and audience members in both the preliminary and semi-final rounds of the 2012 RAWards, Laura Ernst has secured her place as a finalist for Performing Artist of the Year.
As a performing artist I'm replenished by Limon's creation.
Paul Barns was the featured performing artist and presented several master classes.
Livingstone is an international performing artist on the sitar and a fretless guitar of his own design.

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