Definition of repertory company in English:

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repertory company

Pronunciation: /ˈrepə(r)ˌtôrē ˌkəmp(ə)nē/

noun

A theatrical company that performs works from its repertoire for regular, short periods of time, moving on from one work to another.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: rep·er·to·ry com·pa·ny

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