stagestruck

or stage-struck

[ steyj-struhk ]
/ ˈsteɪdʒˌstrʌk /
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adjective

obsessed with the desire to become an actor or actress.
enthralled by the theater and the people, customs, traditions, etc., associated with it.

Origin of stagestruck

First recorded in 1805–15
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British Dictionary definitions for stage-struck

stage-struck

adjective

infatuated with the glamour of theatrical life, esp with the desire to act

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