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Words related to showmanship

the ability to present something (especially theatrical shows) in an attractive manner

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Each year, the International Council of Air Shows presents the Art Scholl Memorial Showmanship Award to the air show act or performer which best exemplifies the qualities of showmanship demonstrated by Art Scholl.
Forty-two teams will be taking part in the competition with points being awarded for speed, creativity and showmanship.
00 Andr Rieu & The Johann Strauss Orchestra Departs 16 December 2012 See Andr Rieu in a spectacular concert at London's famously iconic O2 Arena, as the Dutch maestro, his orchestra and singers present an unforgettable night of musical magic and showmanship.
The 21-year-old, who owns her own herd under the Tristar prefix, had also won the Senior Showmanship title earlier in the day.
The Suffolk cross lamb shown by Sarah Coon, 16, of Junction City won the showmanship competition Friday at the 4-H Youth Fair at Lane Events Center in Eugene.
The guild's Wednesday luncheon at the Beverly Hilton, which recognizes excellence in film and TV showmanship and publicity, brought back memories for presenter Will Ferrell.
Each band was judged on song-writing, lyrics, live performances, originality and showmanship.
But Astaire structures it with such impeccable musicality--sometimes working against the rhythm and creating percussive countercurrents with his footwork--and performs with such low-key showmanship that he is utterly persuasive.
To generate attention--a tough challenge considering the lofty competition from other landlords--he has developed an unmistakable flair for showmanship.
Hurd provided few details of his plans after his appointment, but one message is clear: The showmanship that was a hallmark of the Fiorina years at $80 billion HP is gone.
The rock `n' roll posturing and showmanship never stayed away for long though and recent single Alive And Amplified induced rock salutes and finger pointing.
Although he's only been serving military patrons for about a year, his passion for combining culinary arts with his unique showmanship began at a fast-food restaurant in the Philippines in 1995.
Gallen, My Madinab was a spectacular and highly contemporary piece of showmanship.
You realize this especially in the last hour, which tries to gallop through 1980-2004, with nods to the AIDS crisis, the showmanship of producer Cameron Mackintosh, the rise of corporate backers like Disney, the passing of Jonathan Larson, 9/11, the megasuccess of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Wicked, Hairspray, La Cage aux Folles, and a little show called The Producers.
Intrigued by European health exhibits he saw on a trip in 1930, he used the APHA to promote American exhibits combining accurate health information with showmanship.