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Synonyms for understudy

Synonyms for understudy

an actor able to replace a regular performer when required

be an understudy or alternate for a role

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Ormrod (2003) trust that powerful classroom administration contributes altogether to understudy learning and advancement.
She and her parents flew to the city at their own expense after Pamela heard the upcoming production was looking for an understudy for Breslin.
The RSC and Delfont Mackintosh Theatres will not be issuing refunds because the company has a fully rehearsed understudy policy and performances will continue as scheduled.
Mark has played Elwood in three European tours but this is his first time as one of the leads in Britain though he has been in two previous tours as an understudy.
During the latter show, in a twist out of All About Eve, he had his first gay relationship--with his understudy.
A Houston Texas native and a Prince understudy since the tender age of 14, the young singer/songwriter wisely took to heart the first rule the mercurial Prince ever taught her - 'Don't do what everybody else is doing.
Charles native Jonathan Stombres describes being an understudy as an "out-of-body experience.
NUST graduate Azqa Nadeem was chosen by a group for the CERN openlab summer understudy program from a pool of around 1,600 candidates.
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A PERFORMANCE of the hit Saturday Night Fever e Musical staged at a Birmingham theatre had to be cancelled after BOTH the lead performer and his understudy got injured.
Part of a dancer's job is to be a good understudy," says Paul Taylor Dance Company's Eran Bugge.
While the Dutchman seems certain to return as he recovers from a knee injury - probably next week - Pardew feels understudy Rob Elliot (pictured left) is doing his best to muddy the waters.
Staley had performed in two understudy rehearsals of the show, but the circumstances were still daunting.
The 37-year-old is negotiating his release from Tynecastle, where he has 12 months remaining on his deal, and will replace Scott Thomson on the coaching staff as well as playing understudy to a new No.
The actor has heaps of praises for his understudy, Edward Bennett, who has been playing Hamlet since December 8.