ice show


Definition of ice show

: an entertainment consisting of various exhibitions by ice-skaters usually with musical accompaniment

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Recent Examples on the Web Cirque du Soleil’s recent expansion into ice shows has opened up job opportunities for the figure-skating crowd. Chris Varias,, "From Team USA to Cirque du Soleil. A new chapter for former competitive figure skaters," 21 Jan. 2020 The show includes several characters not previously seen in an ice show. Laura Demarco, cleveland, "Disney on Ice brings ‘Road Trip’ to Cleveland, with Mickey Mouse, Mary Poppins and more," 6 Jan. 2020 While many renditions of the popular on-ice show already require figure skating prowess and acting talent, the latest show also requires amazing core and upper body strength to pull off gravity-defying aerial stunts. Patrick Connolly,, "Disney On Ice: What it’s like to train with the show’s performers," 27 Aug. 2019 This place is all about basketball and concerts, perhaps allowing for the occasional dog or ice show. Bruce Jenkins,, "Chase Center tour: Photos from the Warriors' new SF arena," 26 Aug. 2019 That’s the big difference from normal ice shows around. Phil Rockrohr,, "Shout Out: Chris Howarth, a former British figure skater who works at Glacier Ice Arena in Vernon Hills," 5 June 2019 Mech is also part of a skating family; her sister skated in the ice show, while her two brothers specialize in speed skating and ice hockey. Rachel K. Hindery,, "Disney-themed ice show provides Franklin Park skaters chance to portray 'a character you loved when you were little'," 21 May 2018 Basketball, hockey, and ice shows departed, leaving roller derby, wrestling, and boxing, including cards headlined by Harris, a flamboyant welterweight from North Philly, to sustain it. Frank Fitzpatrick,, "The Arena: A sports time capsule for Philadelphia | Frank's Place," 9 Mar. 2018 Rides, fair food, events and games, agriculture, a circus, a petting zoo, livestock, an ice show, skateboarding races, concerts and professional boxing matches. Jennifer Jhon, South Florida Parenting, "Top family fun for weekend includes surf and Earth fests, puppets, ice shows," 4 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of ice show

1920, in the meaning defined above

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12 Feb 2020

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“Ice show.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of ice show

: a show in which ice-skaters perform to music

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