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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Judy Chu (CA-27) and Vern Buchanan (FL-16) introduced legislation to update the Qualified Performing Artist (QPA) tax deduction which helps artists deduct the costs of work-related expenses.
The night saw joint winners in the Performing Artist of the Year category, with Bryony Corrigan and Brian Lonsdale sharing the prize for their performance in My Romantic History at Live Theatre in Newcastle.
Imran Nafees Siddiqui, a visual and performing artist, had also displayed his work at the event.
As well as handing out 16 trophies - made by Gateshead artist Corinne Lewis-Ward thanks to support from Historic England - across categories including Visual Artist of the Year, Performing Artist of the Year, Writer of the Year and Best Events across Northumberland, Tyneside, Sunderland, Durham and Teesside, (full list of winners and finalists below) the audience were treated to a stellar line up of performances.
Common musculoskeletal problems in the performing artist. Phys MedRehabil Clin NAm, 789-801.
Nursing into the future is the theme for this year's annual general meeting and conference, with Maori performing artist and scholar Ngahuia Murphy invited as the keynote speaker.
Visual and performing artist Adrian Stimson, of the Siksika First Nation, was on stage as part of Harbourfront Centre's special two-day Love, Saskatchewan production in July in Toronto.
But no one has taken Robbie Williams' mantle as the country's top solo male performing artist.
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?
Reeves, KO: Hormone therapy for the female performing artist. Medical Problems of Performing Artists.

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