The Performing Arts is a form of expression using the body, voice and so forth to create entertainment.
What is considered Performing arts? Acting Broadcasting Singing Dancing Theatre Puppetry Magic Opera........
AS WELL AS Costume Lighting Props/scenery Stage management Writing/Authors
in 2006, 24,000 Australians were employed in artistic occupations. The total population of practising professional artists in 2009 was estimated at just over 44,000 The growth in the numbers of practising professional artists has levelled out over the past 10 years. However, there are nearly 40 percent more artists in Australia than there were 20 years ago. Artists living in capital cities earn 22 percent more than those in regional centres
We are so lucky in Western Australia! Wappa West Australian Symphony Orchestra Black Swan Theatre Company Spare Parts Puppet Theatre Principal Academy of Dance Perth City Youth Ballet Wadumbah Aboriginal Dance Troupe John Curtin College of the Arts
The Talented People The performing arts is made up of a wide range of areas that use ‘expression’. These include things such as singing, acting, opera etc. There are many people that have contributed to these areas using their talent and commitment.
Michael Jackson Singer/Dancer Luciano Pavorotti Opera Singer
Ludwig van Beethoven Composer Anna Pavlova Ballet Dancer
‘Famous quotes’ “ Although one may fail to find happiness in theatrical life, one never wishes to give it up after having once tasted its fruits. “ Anna Pavlova “Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend” Ludwig van Beethoven, quoted by Bettina von Arnin, letter to Goethe, 1810 “The greatest education in the world is watching the masters at work.” Michael Jackson “Music can change the world because it can change people.” Bono (U2) “Music, even in situations of the greatest horror, should never be painful to the ear but should flatter and charm it, and thereby always remain music.” Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart “I'm an actor who believes we all have triggers to any stage of emotion. It's not always easy to find but it's still there.” Hugh Jackman