Choreography



[kawr-ee-og-ruh-fee, kohr-] /ˌkɔr iˈɒg rə fi, ˌkoʊr-/

noun
1.
the art of composing ballets and other dances and planning and arranging the movements, steps, and patterns of dancers.
2.
the technique of representing the various movements in dancing by a system of notation.
3.
the arrangement or manipulation of actions leading up to an event:
the choreography of a surprise birthday party.
/ˌkɒrɪˈɒɡrəfɪ/
noun
1.
the composition of dance steps and sequences for ballet and stage dancing
2.
the steps and sequences of a ballet or dance
3.
the notation representing such steps
4.
the art of dancing
n.

1789, from French chorégraphie, coined from Latinized form of Greek khoreia “dance” (see chorus) + graphein “to write” (see -graphy). Related: Choreographic.

The art of arranging dance movements for performance.

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