from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The art of creating and arranging dances or ballets.
- n. A work created by this art.
- n. Something, such as a series of planned situations, likened to dance arrangements.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The art of creating, arranging and recording the dance movements of a ballet etc.
- n. The representation of these movements by a series of symbols.
- n. The notation used to construct this record.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The art of representing dancing by signs, as music is represented by notes; -- also called choregraphy.
- n. the art of composing dances for individuals or groups, including the planning of the movements and steps; also, the planning of movements and steps for figure skaters, performed on ice.
- n. the planning and coordination of activities for an event, especially one to be held in public.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The art of designing and arranging dances, especially ballet-dances.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a notation used by choreographers
- n. a show involving artistic dancing
- n. the representation of dancing by symbols as music is represented by notes
Watching a bellydancer perform choreography is boring.
If his special effects and choreography is good, then he should just get a job in those fields and work his way up like most people do.
The fight choreography is well-done and creative in places.
The choreography is very modern and athletic but the females look unsure when doing various lifts, you can see the split second hesitation going into each lift.
Its choreography is dense with invention, its dancers project a fine fierce physicality and an alert, emotional presence.
Too often the intensity of the choreography is cancelled out by the intransigent clamour of Muhly's music; too often it's not allowed to breathe in the calm between the squalls.
As one of my Kosovo friends said last year, this was one of the least unexpected developments in the Balkans in the last two decades: the ground had been well prepared, and the choreography is being duly executed.
And while the choreography is not oblivious to these cultural influences, make no mistake that this is still clearly the work of Bausch as they flow back and forth between performers as one leaves off and another picks up a chain of convoluted and nonsensical narrative whimsy.
What a great student film - the choreography is what is really impressive.
The scene looked more like a slab of choreography from the World War II movie musical "Anchors Aweigh" than "The Longest Day."