Definition of regisseur in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌrāZHēˈsər/


A person who stages a theatrical production, especially a ballet.
Example sentences
  • Dancers and choreographers, ballet masters and regisseurs do not take kindly to non-dancers controlling their destinies or making decisions for them.
  • In 1900 he moved to Moscow where he became premier danseur and regisseur of the Bolshoi Ballet; in 1902 he was appointed director, a position he held until his death.
  • She is the regisseur for ballets by Smuin and Val Caniparoli (she has set his popular Lambarena on companies from South Africa to South Florida).


From French régisseur.

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Syllabification: re·gis·seur

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