Synonyms of performer
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artisteAn artiste is a professional entertainer, for example a singer or a dancer.
• a Parisian cabaret artiste
playerA player is an actor.
• Oscar nominations went to all five leading players.
trouperYou can refer to an actor or other performer as a trouper, especially when you want to suggest that they have a lot of experience and can deal with difficult situations in a professional way.
• Like the old trouper he is, he timed his entrance perfectly.
Thesaurus for performer from the Collins English Thesaurus