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.
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
Acrobatics – performance of extraordinary feats of balance, agility and motor coordination.
Dance – art of movement of the body, usually rhythmically and to music, using prescribed or improvised steps and gestures. "A dance" is any one prescribed sequence of such movements, or the music to which it is performed, or an event at which it takes place.
Storytelling – conveying of events in words, images and sounds, often by improvisation or embellishment. Stories or narratives have been shared in every culture as a means of entertainment, education, cultural preservation and in order to instill moral values.