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The choreographer works with the dancers to interpret and develop ideas and to transform these into a stage show. This involves the control of the entire production process or working under the lead of an art director. Choreographers can also can work on music shows (concerts especially), films, television or with music bands. These professionals tend to specialise in a particular kind of dance, whether classical ballet, ballroom dancing, jazz, contemporary dance or other.


  • Choose music and sound effects to accompany the movement.
  • Experiment dance moves with the dancers.
  • Redesign pieces created in the repertoire of a dance troupe to come up with a novel interpretation.
  • Teach dancers and other artists.
  • Assist the director during auditions and casting sessions. When choosing dancers, the director must consider their presence and skills as actors/actresses; the choreographer must take into consideration the musical and dancing skills of the candidates, as well as their aesthetic suitability for the piece created.
  • Rehearse with the artists.
  • In small companies, the choreographer also assumes some administrative tasks, such as the confirmation of performance contracts, the show calendar and insurance reviews.

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