Performers

Some articles on performers:

International Performers Competition Brno
... The International Performers Competition Brno (Czech Mezinárodní interpretační soutěž Brno) is a competition for musicians held at the Brno International Music ... The first International Performers' Competition was held in 1996, and has since become a regular event at the festival ...
Art Song Performance and Performers
... Performance of art songs in recital requires some special skills for both the singer and pianist ... The degree of intimacy "seldom equaled in other kinds of music" requires that the two performers "communicate to the audience the most subtle and evanescent emotions as expressed in the the poem and music." The two performers must agree on all aspects of the performance to create a unified partnership, making art song performance one of the "most sensitive type(s) of collaboration" ...
Forbidden City (nightclub) - Description
... of the Cotton Club, in that it featured an all-ethnic cast of performers for a mostly white audience, performing to the popular tastes of the time rather than in stereotyped or authentic ethnic roles ... The owner, Charlie Low, generated publicity by nicknaming the performers after famous mainstream celebrities (the "Chinese Frank Sinatra", the "Chinese Fred Astaire", and so on) ... Part of the club's appeal to both audiences and performers was the "racial cross-dressing" of placing Asian Americans into traditionally white entertainer roles, and the racial dialog that ...
Theatre In India - History of Indian Theatre - Sanskrit Theatre
... Under the patronage of royal courts, performers belonged to professional companies that were directed by a stage manager (sutradhara), who may also have acted ... The performers were trained rigorously in vocal and physical technique ... There were no prohibitions against female performers companies were all-male, all-female, and of mixed gender ...
Solstrom - Overview
... alter various situations wherever they go, changing normal humans into graceful and athletic performers, transforming their mundane realities and enchanting them to ... The series features regular performers from Cirque du Soleil's live shows as well as many accomplished guest performers, including partners and family members, clowns and Guinness Book ... Some acts are creative re-adaptations of performers' acts from Cirque du Soleil's other productions other acts feature performers and acts that have never appeared in any of the ...

Famous quotes containing the word performers:

    ... we performers are monsters. We are a totally different, far-out race of people. I totally and completely admit, with no qualms at all, my egomania, my selfishness, coupled with a really magnificent voice.
    Leontyne Price (b. 1927)

    The reason I’m in this business, I assume all performers are—it’s “Look at me, Ma!” It’s acceptance, you know—”Look at me, Ma, look at me, Ma, look at me, Ma.” And if your mother watches, you’ll show off till you’re exhausted; but if your mother goes, Ptshew!
    Lenny Bruce (1925–1966)