performing arts

performing arts the arts, such as drama, music, and dance, that require performance for their realization.

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noun [plural]
: types of art (such as music, dance, or drama) that are performed for an audience

workshops for visual and performing arts

— usually used with the

a high school for the performing arts

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the perˌforming ˈarts [performing arts] noun plural
arts such as music, dance and drama which are performed for an audience

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