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A showcase of talent to an audience. The one thing that sums up all the hard work, time, and thought put into a work of beauty & art. It's a breathtaking and nerve-racking experience that only some have the chance to do.
1. There is only a week left until our dance performance. We have to nail it.

2. The crowds lined up to get into the building to watch the performance.
by Gail. July 23, 2006
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To do something deliberately, flamboyantly and melodramatically in a social setting, solely for the attention you believe it will garner for you.
Carrie's outburst about defending migrant rights was such a performance! It was just to get attention from Eric, who's on the College Democrats. She's not even registered to vote...
by WritingWriter87 November 09, 2019
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