Outline of performing arts

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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the performing arts:

Performing arts – art forms that use the artist's own body, face, presence as a medium.

What are performing arts?[edit]

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[edit]

History of performing arts[edit]

Contents of a work of performing art[edit]

Venue types[edit]


Production activities[edit]

External links[edit]