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Performing arts – are art forms where the participant engages in a physical performance using their body, voice, language, or use of specific equipment for entertainment purposes.

What are performing arts?

The performing arts as a whole can be described as all of the following:

  • Art – aesthetic expression for presentation or performance, and the work produced from this activity.
    • One of the arts – an outlet of human expression that is influenced by culture and which in turn helps to change culture. The performing arts are a physical manifestation of the internal human creative impulse.
    • A form of storytelling that has been practiced since the beginning of time.

Common performing arts

History of performing arts

Contents of a work of performing art

Venue types


Production activities

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