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Stage & screen

Things related to acting, movies and performing.You might also be interested in the musical category.

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Ais forAcrobat

An acrobat, sometimes called an aerialist, is someone who does activities like juggling, tumbling, tightrope-walking and other gymnastics. Today, acrobats are usually seen at a circus. Before television, travelling acrobats would visit towns and castles to perform for the people's entertainment.
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Ais forActor

An actor is someone who plays pretend for a living. Actors put on plays on stage, or are in movies or television shows pretending to be someone else or someone made up. Their job is to entertain people. Sometimes a female actor is called an actress.

Ais forActress

An actress is a female actor. Actresses may be seen on stage, on television or in movies.
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Ais forApplaud

Applauding is clapping after something happens to show you like it. People in an audience applaud after a performance like an opera if they think it was very good.
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Applause is clapping of hands to show appreciation. Applause happens when a group of people in an audience all applaud at once.
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Ais forAudience

An audience is a group of people that are watching some kind of public event, like a concert or a speech. The people organizing the event usually hold it somewhere there are a lot of chairs, so the people in the audience can sit down while they are watching.

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Ballet is a special kind of dance that was originally from France. Ballet has a lot of technical movements with their own names, like pirouette and battement. Ballet is usually danced to classical music.
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Mis forMovie

A movie is a story told with moving pictures on a big screen or a TV.

Pis forPerform

You perform something when you do it so other people can watch you. Most performances are done on a stage and watched by an audience.
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Sis forStage

A stage is a platform where people sing or put on some other form of entertainment for the audience watching them. The stage is usually in the center of a large room or area full of seats where people can sit and watch.