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performing arts

noun
1.
arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50
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  • He had not been raised to appreciate the decorative arts-nor the visual and performing arts, for that matter.
  • Victoria tourists can view works of art in museums and galleries, and witness a variety of performing arts.
  • It's located in the city's financial and performing arts districts.
  • In some ways, times are tough in the performing arts.
British Dictionary definitions for performing arts

performing arts

plural noun
1.
the arts that are primarily performed before an audience, such as dance and drama
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