- the list of dramas, operas, parts, pieces, etc., that a company, actor, singer, or the like, is prepared to perform.
- the entire stock of works existing in a particular artistic field: A new play has been added to the theatrical repertoire.
- the entire stock of skills, techniques, or devices used in a particular field or occupation: a magician's repertoire.
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Contemporary Examples of repertoire
Their repertoire apparently knows no limits, nor does their energy onstage.The Stacks: The Neville Brothers Stake Their Claim as Bards of the Bayou
John Ed Bradley
April 27, 2014
They also played “Freebird,” a song not typically included in their repertoire.BMI Reminds Ohio Bar: Cover Songs Don’t Come for Free
March 27, 2014
Occasionally, her repertoire includes songs from “West Side Story.”Rita Moreno, SAG Life Achievement Award Winner, Talks Brando, Elvis And West Side Story
January 15, 2014
The test is not merely skill in the telling but the size of the teller's repertoire.Robert Pinsky: The Comedy of Seamus Heaney
October 1, 2013
Hurley and Mazzei are now focused on expanding the collection, and plan to introduce women's bags to their repertoire.YouTube Founder Quits for Fashion
November 10, 2010
Historical Examples of repertoire
His repertoire was, therefore, extensive and at times astonishing.Fair Harbor
Joseph Crosby Lincoln
The repertoire of even the best amateur is apt to be a small one.The Pianolist
I intend to play all your plays in a repertoire, and you're to write me others as I need them.The Light of the Star
These met with success, and are still in the repertoire of the Comedie Francaise.Monsieur de Camors, Complete
One of them has completely disappeared from the repertoire of the lyric stage.The Complete Opera Book
- all the plays, songs, operas, or other works collectively that a company, actor, singer, dancer, etc, has prepared and is competent to perform
- the entire stock of things available in a field or of a kindthe comedian's repertoire of jokes was becoming stale
- in repertoire denoting the performance of two or more plays, ballets, etc, by the same company in the same venue on different evenings over a period of time``Nutcracker'' returns to Covent Garden over Christmas in repertoire with ``Giselle''
Word Origin for repertoire
"a stock of plays, songs, etc., which a performer or company has studied and is ready to perform," 1847, from French répertoire, literally "index, list" (14c.), from Late Latin repertorium "inventory" (see repertory).