performing arts


: types of art (such as music, dance, or drama) that are performed for an audience
a high school for the performing arts

Examples of performing arts in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Plainfield will soon open its new performing arts center, Hendricks Live!, and details on the new venue's first run of shows were released Tuesday morning. Rory Appleton, The Indianapolis Star, 12 June 2024 The annual open-access, theatrical free-for-all brings the performing arts to neighborhood theaters, parks, clubs, churches, restaurants and other unexpected places. Ashley Lee, Los Angeles Times, 6 June 2024 The overall plan includes 16,000 square feet of retail or office space, a total of about 250 apartments, a 13,000-square-foot performing arts and culinary center, a public park and smaller parks with separate play areas for different age children. Kimberly Fornek, Chicago Tribune, 3 June 2024 That production, though, went the way of everything in the performing arts during that pandemic year. Joshua Barone, New York Times, 3 June 2024 The prep time problem For San Diego Unified elementary schools, music is the most common visual and performing arts program offering. Kristen Taketa, San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 June 2024 Fame and career paths that revolve around the performing arts are your muse. Valerie Mesa, Peoplemag, 1 June 2024 Listen to this article Loading your audio article Outdoor music is set to return to the performing arts scene in Irvine as the city opens Great Park Live, a temporary amphitheater that can host a crowd of up to 5,000 people and that will feature a food and beverage hub. Jonathan Horwitz, Orange County Register, 31 May 2024 Restaurants, music, movies, performing arts, family fun and more. Marc Bona, cleveland, 6 Feb. 2023

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“Performing arts.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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