Definition of repertory in English:
noun (plural repertories)
1The performance of various plays, operas, or ballets by a company at regular short intervals: [as modifier]: a repertory actor
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- She shares the role in the CanStage production in repertory with white actor Caroline Cave.
- Sonya Delwaide's Chuchotements and Joanna Haigood's Descending Cords have become standards, and both repertory pieces were beautifully performed.
- Ruskin Place is Seaside's ‘artist colony,’ with mixed-use buildings and a lawn for the town's repertory theater performances and art shows.
1.1Repertory theaters regarded collectively.
- When I graduated, I got jobs in professional theatres, repertory, and stock theatres in Canada for a couple of years.
- He became the first director of Liverpool repertory theatre in 1911, and in 1918 he was awarded an MBE for his services to national entertainment during the First World War.
- Despite these differences, film production was similar to the mode of production in theatrical repertory theaters.
1.2A repertory company.
2 another term for repertoire.
- For reasons having little to do with music, none of the dances here have held on to the repertory, as the Stravinsky and Copland ballets have, for example.
- I also had twenty Mozart Concerti in my repertory.
- Canterbury Choral Society is one of those substantial choruses in Britain that can tackle the biggest works in the repertory with absolute confidence.
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