- (and choreography)a person who plans, designs, organizes, sequences, and directs dancing, fighting, or other physical actions or movements in a film or stage production; a dancer is known as a hoofer.Examples: Busby Berkeley was the most famous early choreographer. Bob Fosse more recently directed heavily-choreographed films such as Cabaret (1972) and All That Jazz (1979). This image was taken from a choreographed dance sequence in Singin' in the Rain (1952).
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choreographer — 1886, agent noun from CHOREOGRAPHY (Cf. choreography). Earlier form was choreographist (1878) … Etymology dictionary
choreographer — UK [ˌkɒrɪˈɒɡrəfə(r)] / US [ˌkɔrɪˈɑɡrəfər] noun [countable] Word forms choreographer : singular choreographer plural choreographers someone whose job is to plan the movements that dancers perform on stage … English dictionary
choreographer — [[t]kɒ̱riɒ̱grəfə(r), AM kɔ͟ː [/t]] choreographers N COUNT A choreographer is someone who invents the movements for a ballet or other dance and tells the dancers how to perform them … English dictionary
choreographer — choreograph ► VERB ▪ compose the sequence of steps and moves for (a dance performance). DERIVATIVES choreographer noun … English terms dictionary
choreographer — noun see choreograph … New Collegiate Dictionary
choreographer — /kawr ee og reuh feuhr, kohr /, n. a person who creates dance compositions and plans and arranges dance movements and patterns for dances and esp. for ballets. [1885 90; CHOREOGRAPH(Y) + ER1] * * * … Universalium
choreographer — noun A person who choreographs … Wiktionary
choreographer — Synonyms and related words: comedian, dramatist, dramatizer, dramaturge, farcer, farceur, farceuse, farcist, gagman, joke writer, jokesmith, librettist, melodramatist, mimographer, monodramatist, play doctor, play fixer, playwright, playwriter,… … Moby Thesaurus
choreographer — cho|re|o|graph|er [ ,kɔri agrəfər ] noun count someone whose job is to plan the movements that dancers perform on stage … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
choreographer — choÂ·reÂ·ogÂ·raÂ·pher || â€škÉ’rÉª É’grÉ™fÉ™ n. one who specializes in choreography (composition and arrangement of dance movements) … English contemporary dictionary