Limitations Of Performing Arts

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I. Introduction Performing arts are art forms that artists convey their artistic expressions with their voice and/or the movements of their bodies to the live audience. Performing arts may include music, dance, theatre, musical theatre, opera, magic, etc. Among these performing arts genres, music has a very long history; it is an art form that uses sound as the medium. Every performing art has a characteristic of one-time, meaning that performing arts cannot be existed in the form of physical substance because its contents become extinct when the performance is over. Before the digital media technology advances, there was a limit for pre-publicity and re-watch because of the one-time characteristic. As technology develops, it became possible to record performing arts and the limitations are overcome. Besides, people can watch the performances in the form of digital media any time and at any place they want as communications network, VOD (Video On Demand) services, and mobile network develop. In this digital media era, a lot of audiences want to experience live performances although performing arts are provided as digital media contents such as VOD services for the audience. The reasons of this tendency are the atmosphere, sympathy, and participation. Performing arts are emotional…show more content…
Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) issues the report every year since it got an approval on statistics from Statistics Korea in 2007. According to the ‘Survey On The Performing Arts 2015’, the total number of performances was 47,489 (average of 37.1), total number of performance days was 156,147 (average of 122.0), total times of performance was 200,228 (average of 156.4), total number of audiences was 37,667,737 (average of 29,427.9) and the percentage of charged audience was 57.0% in 1,280 venues of 1,034 performing arts centers in Korea in

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