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Choreography literally "dance-writing", also known as dance composition), is the art of making structures in which movement occurs, the term composition may also refer to the navigation or connection of these movement structures. The resulting movement structure may also be referred to as the Choreography. People who make choreographies are called choreographers.

Although mainly used in relation to dance the term choreography can be applied to various settings including:

Stage combat (action or fight choreography)
Ice skating
Show Choirs
Marching bands
Web services
Business processes

Further reading

  • Bloom, L, A. and Tarin Chaplin, L. (1989) The Intimate Act of Choreography. Dance Books. ISBN 0822953420
  • Ellfeldt, L. (1998) A Primer for Choreographers . Waveland Press. ISBN 0881333506
  • Minton, S, C. (1997) Choreography: A Basic Approach Using Improvisation. Human Kinetics . ISBN 0880115297
  • Smith-Autard, J, M. (200) Dance Composition. Routledge. ISBN 0878301186

External links

  • [1] - online forum about the emerging aesthetics of choreography

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