Definition of repertory company in English:

repertory company

Line breaks: rep¦er|tory com|pany

noun

  • A theatrical company that performs plays from its repertoire for regular, short periods of time, moving on from one play to another.
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    • A life raft for dance talent in today's rough seas for arts funding is Washington, D.C.'s CityDance Ensemble, a repertory company run by techno-whiz Paul Gordon Emerson.
    • It was also to be a home base for expanding her current six-member ensemble into a larger repertory company to be called the Brooklyn Ballet.
    • I knew, at the very least, there would be experienced voices in that remote city, because it boasts the largest opera house in Russia with a repertory company attached to it.

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