dramatic performance

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Noun1.dramatic performance - the act of performing a drama; "the group joined together in a dramatic production"
performance - the act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment; "we congratulated him on his performance at the rehearsal"; "an inspired performance of Mozart's C minor concerto"
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Corrie won four awards including best dramatic performance for Kym Marsh, whose character Michelle lost her baby minutes after he was born.
The ITV show was crowned Best Soap, while Alan Halsall (Tyrone Dobbs) was named Best Actor and Natalie Gumede – whose abusive character Kirsty Soames beat up Tyrone in harrowing scenes – won Best Dramatic Performance.
Mostly from Australia, New Zealand, and Canada, but also Europe, classicists and related scholars explore ancient Greek drama in terms of performance as meaning and action, texts as fragments of performance, genre and performance, dramatic performance as interrogation, and the political contexts of dramatic performance.
Bowles's principal argument revolves around the question of how scholars of dramatic performance studies can recover and convey the "tellability of stories in plays by relating the local interactional behaviour of speakers (making the strange ordinary) to the requirements of the play as a whole (making the ordinary strange)"(5).
A simple car that costs more than a new Porsche 911 will certainly have to boast a very dramatic performance.
Jo Joyner, who plays Max's long-suffering wife Tanya, got the Best Dramatic Performance award.
Period paintings and a dramatic performance by Tom Melissis portrays the story of a young man, who left his wealthy family in medieval Assisi in search of knighthood, only to return as someone who found God in his life and in his world, and who was therefore compelled to a transcending purpose in sharing the love of God with others.
1660), who created the prototype of the first operatic prima donna; Nancy Storace (1765-1817), Mozart's "Susanna" (in The Marriage of Figaro) who masterfully combined comedic talent and acting ability with singing; Giuditta Pasta (1797-1865), whose tremendous vocal and dramatic talents inspired Bellini's Norma and whose singing Chopin called "sublime"; Wilhelmine Schroder-Devrient (1804-1860), whose dramatic performance of Fidelio profoundly influenced Wagner's development of music dramas; Jenny Lind (1820-1887), the superstar who literally took America by storm; and Marian Anderson (1897-1993) whose determination and lovely contralto voice helped break down racial barriers.
These dramatic performance gains available with AMD Athlon 64 X2 dual-core processors allow power-hungry users to usher in the next generation of digital media software with amazing high-definition video rendering and editing, digital content creation, imaging, and audio mixing.
Best Dramatic Performance - Kazia Pelka (Chrissy Costello) - Family Affairs
British actor Rees gives a dramatic performance with an elegant voice.