The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the performing arts:
Performing arts - art forms that use the artist's own body, face, presence as a medium.
The performing arts as a whole can be described as all of the following:
Poetry is also a form of performing arts, because it can tell a story if the writer chooses to do so, and you vocalize it. Art is another form because it is used to express feelings or anything really. It is used in plays, homes, and other things/places.