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  Dancers and choreographers
Choreographers typically are older dancers with years of experience in the theater.
Employment of dancers and choreographers is expected to grow about as fast as the average for all occupations through 2012.
Dancers and choreographers covered by union contracts are entitled to some paid sick leave, paid vacations, and various health and pension benefits, including extended sick pay and family-leave benefits provided by their unions.
stats.bls.gov /oco/ocos094.htm   (1605 words)

 washingtonpost.com: Choreographer, Activist Bella Lewitzky, 88
Bella Lewitzky, 88, the legendary choreographer who fought censorship in the arts, died July 16 at an assisted care home in Pasadena, Calif., after a stroke.
Lewitzky, a star dancer in her youth, established herself as a pioneer in the field of modern dance as artistic director and choreographer of the internationally renowned Lewitzky Dance Company, which she founded in 1966.
Lewitzky, a daughter of Russian immigrants, was born in Los Angeles and raised in a socialist commune in the Mojave Desert.
www.washingtonpost.com /ac2/wp-dyn/A58402-2004Jul17?language=printer   (255 words)

 Choreographer and Composer Collaboration   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This project, entitled Choreographer and Composer Collaboration, will develop a regular framework for creative collaboration among student dancers and musicians, which will involve student composers from the School of Music and graduate student choreographers in Dance, and culminate in an annual series of public performances by students of student collaborative work.
As part of the support framework, there may be a new course for composers and choreographers that will explore the history, theory, and practice of such collaborations.
Choreographer and Composer Collaboration received support to make possible regular collaborations between choreographers in the Dance MFA program and student composers of music, culminating in an annual concert each year.
www.washington.edu /change/proposals/ccc.html   (280 words)

 Dance - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
People who set choreographies are called choreographers and may develop their own dance techniques as a part of their choreographic work.
The rejection of ballet vocabulary and terms by modern dance resulted in the term choreographer replacing Ballet Master and therefore choreography came to mean the art of making dances.
In the early 1920s dance studies (dance practice, critical theory, analysis and history) began to be considered a serious academic discipline.
open-encyclopedia.com /Dance   (967 words)

 Ballet Talk for Dancers -> So you want to be a ballet choreographer?
A good choreographer has been a good audience member, in the same way that a good writer was a good reader.
They generally don't dance ballet, more a ballet-modern hybrid (one local choreographer has said she doesn't make ballets, the genre in which she was trained, because she can't afford the shoes).
I began to choreograph because I felt that it would be a logical extension of my dance career when I came to that point where I performed less and less.
dancers.invisionzone.com /index.php?showtopic=386   (2302 words)

 Dance Magazine: Vaslav Nijinsky - Dancer/choreographer Vaslav Nijinsky remembered in exhibition
As a choreographer, he moved away from the center of the ballet tradition to create the first modernist choreography.
Through Hodson's work with Kenneth Archer, Nijinsky's choreography has been reconstructed, and it is possible to form a new estimation of his importance as a choreographer and a modernist, although modernism is a slippery term.
Vaslav Nijinsky, the twentieth century's most celebrated male dancer and a trailblazing choreographer, was born in Kiev, Ukraine, and trained in dance in St. Petersburg, Russia, where he joined the famed Maryinsky Theater troupe in 1907.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1083/is_7_74/ai_63257058   (1491 words)

 Choreographer Debra Brown
Choreographer Debra Brown can claim that more people have seen live performances of her work than have seen that of most better-known choreographers.
She was the choreographer for the Metropolitan Opera's 1991 world premiere of John Corigliano's The Ghosts of Versailles.
At the Chicago Lyric Opera, she choreographed a twenty-three-minute "bungee ballet" for the Rhine maidens in its 1992 Das Rheingold and had acrobatic spear-wielding valkyries bouncing across the stage on a row of trampolines in its 1993 Die Walkure.
www.cc.utah.edu /~gem16460/cirquedusoleil/debra.html   (1662 words)

 Marius Petipa
His father Jean Antoine Petipa was a dancer, choreographer and teacher who brought up both Marius and his elder brother, Lucien, to follow the same profession.
Petipa’s superiors could not have sensed the depth of his flair for ballet production (given his lack of celebrity at the time, it likely would have made no difference) when Jules Perrot was called to St. Petersburg in 1848 at the behest of Fanny Elssler to become resident ballet master.
The immediate effect of Perrot, a choreographer of international stature, on Petipa’s career was to reaffirm his duties as a dancer.
www.balletmet.org /Notes/Petipa.html   (1146 words)

 Carnival: The Choreographer's Ball
It is a place where choreographers get access to a free stage and a packed-in crowd to showcase their most experimental work.
The Ball features choreographers who are working in the world of commercial concerts and music videos, assuring that the level of skill and talent is first-rate.
While profit is not a part of the evening since dancers and choreographers are not paid (nor do they pay) to showcase their work, all involved are looking for exposure.
www.exploredance.com /carnival013004.php   (810 words)

 Choreographer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
If you moviegoers are a little hazy as to what exactly it is that a choreographer does in a film, you aren't alone.
According to acclaimed choreographer, Vincent Paterson, sometimes the director...
A Choreographer is a person who makes choreographies and usually works with dancers, actors and singers.
hallencyclopedia.com /Choreographer   (274 words)

 Ballet Talk for Dancers -> What makes a ballet choreographer different from other choreographers?
The preoccupation with new material and "pushing the envelope" -- movement newness for its own sake -- is something that came in in the 1960s, with the Judson Church movement -- not in ballet then, of course; that was later.
All choreographers are working with the body, the space and the music(or timing, if somebody doesn't use the misic).
I can compare choreographing with the magician, who pulls over from his pocket, one by one, tied handckechieves.
dancers.invisionzone.com /index.php?showtopic=379   (876 words)

 The Video Choreographer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Choreographer is a collection of software components conceived and developed by Sergi Jordà as a result of a grant given by the IUA in 1995.
There are many software programs which generate images from sound or music, many even in real-time, but the aim of the Choreographer differs completely from most of these digital lightshows or psychedelic generators, as it is intended to give to the user, a complete control over the video effects and their relation to the sound.
For this reason, and also because most of the effects are quite time consuming, this software does not operate in real-time, but rather as standard Premiere plug-ins which can be applied to any Premiere project consisting of both still images (bmp, tif, pict, etc.) videoclips (avi, quicktime, etc.) and audio clips (wav, snd, etc.).
www.iua.upf.es /~sergi/chore/chore2.htm   (511 words)

 fyi - Turning choreographer’s dream into Dance Gala
Choreographer Armando Duarte works with three of his dancers preparing his dance.
Choreographer Armando Duarte, associate professor of dance, starts a CD and a visitor thinks the opening note is a fire alarm until it resolves into intense, percussive rhythm.
It involves not only the dancers and choreographers but also the production unit for technical support, especially scenery and costumes.
www.uiowa.edu /~fyi/issues2002_v40/11012002/gala.html   (798 words)

 Mujer on the Move: choreographer Liz Imperio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Yep, choreographer Liz Imperio has worked with them all, creating memorable dance moves for everything from the 2001 NBC television special Jennifer Lopez in Concert to the most recent Latin Grammy Awards and Gloria Estefan's farewell tour last fall.
And so when Liz turned 4, her mother, a former ballet dancer in Cuba, put her in a tutu, and within a decade she was performing professionally with the Baile Español de Los Angeles.
Then he found out she was only 16-too young, in his opinion, to be performing with more mature dancers-so he made her his choreography assistant.
www.latina.com /articles/199.do   (355 words)

 MoreRead.com - Customizing WebSphere Application Server Enterprise Process Choreographer Web Client -- Part 2 : Create ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Process Choreographer API provides a comprehensive set of interfaces and methods that allow application programmers to provide workflow applications, including applications that create, access, execute, and delete worklists.
This information is then stored in the session context and enables Process Choreographer to check the current user's authorization for each API call.
Accessing the Process Choreographer API describes the steps to receive this bean.
www.moreread.com /it/archives/2003/02/21/10135.shtml   (1188 words)

 Shea Sullivan - choreographer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Shea credits her understanding of the work of a choreographer to the unique relationship that she has with Mr.
Shea has choreographed for film and television and choreographed a tap segment for the WB Channel 11 entitled Tap Mania.
Whether Shea is creating a futuristic piece or stepping back into the past, Shea has the ability to capture the movement through her innovative style.
home.nyc.rr.com /ssullivan/choreographer.htm   (408 words)

 Articles - Contemplations of a Choreographer by Sam Kumar
Contemporary dancer, choreographer and teacher Mark Taylor, has received many awards and fellowships including Choreography Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and a Creative Achievement Award from the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust.
George Valentine, the famous choreographer said that there is no mother-in-law in dance (Laughs out loud).
Taylor has observed that some choreographers choose a magnificent piece of music but fail to do full justice to it in their dance.
www.narthaki.com /info/articles/art84.html   (1659 words)

 Columbia News ::: Legendary Choreographer Cholly Atkins Highlights Program On Jazz And Dance Tuesday, March 21   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The legendary Broadway and Motown choreographer Cholly Atkins, winner of a Tony for the musical "Black and Blue" and choreographer for top Motown groups like the Temptations and the Supremes, will highlight a program on jazz and dance on Tuesday, March 21 at Columbia.
As a choreographer for Motown, Atkins has directed, staged and choreographed some of the most popular performers of the last 35 years, including the Temptations, the Supremes, Gladys Knight and the Pips, Marvin Gaye, Aretha Franklin, the O'Jays, and the Cadillacs.
He has won several awards for his contribution to the "class act" tradition in American tap dance; numerous gold records for his vocal choreography: and a 1989 Tony Award for his choreography in the Broadway musical, Black and Blue.
www.columbia.edu /cu/news/00/03/jazzDance.html   (627 words)

 Shea Sullivan Choreographer
Currently working as a Choreographer in NYC, Shea has been described as "dynamic," "multitalented," and "one of the best new Choreographers working today." For the last 15 years, the Tony Award Winning Choreographer, Henry LeTang, has mentored Shea.
Shea has choreographed for film and television and recently choreographed a tap segment for the WB Channel 11.
Whether Shea is creating a futuristic piece or stepping back into the past, she has the ability to capture the moment through her innovative style.
members.aol.com /sheashuffles/choreo.html   (197 words)

 Tony Basil / The American Choreography Awards
She also won the 1997 ACA Award for Outstanding Choreographic Achievement in Television and in 1998, she was nominated for two more ACA Awards: Outstanding Choreographic Achievement in Commercials for THE GAP KHAKI’s Groove and Outstanding Choreographic Achievement in Motion Picture for MY BEST FRIEND’S WEDDING.
She co-directed and choreographed (with DAVID BOWIE) his DIAMOND DOGS Tour - which was the start of ‘Rock Theatre’, and his later GLASS SPIDER Tour.
She also starred, choreographed and co-directed two self-titled BBC-TV Specials which were re-aired in record time due to unprecedented audience response.
www.ipressroom.com /pr/aca/info/Watching-Ellie-TV-.asp   (587 words)

 Michael Parmenter: choreographer, dancer, lyric theatre director
He has choreographed, danced and directed large and successful works that have played to packed houses throughout the country.
Parmenter began choreographing whilst a student at the National School of Ballet, and presented the first evening of his own choreography with On The Move in 1982.
Seven Deadly Sins choreographed for the Royal New Zealand Ballet, attracted record houses and was instrumental in helping the company develop audiences for contemporary work.
michaelparmenter.inza.co.nz   (1794 words)

 Choreographer to Director - Can they they succeed?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Young and spirited choreographer-turned-filmmaker Farah Khan is hoping to capture the nuances of Indian youth in her debut film "Main Hoon Na" that stars Shah Rukh Khan, Sushmita Sen, Suniel Shetty, Zayed Khan and Amrita Rao.
Only time will tell whether "Main Hoon Na" is able to portray today's urban teens who are more caught up in a rigid educational system and rapidly changing social norms, grappling with the generation gap, peer pressure, sexual doubts, and a whole youth subculture than with chasing girls and losing their virginity.
It remains to been seen if this choreographer succeeds where her colleague V. Tharun Kumar failed with the comedy "Nayee Padosan" last year.
www.nowrunning.com /news/news.asp?id=491   (342 words)

 Choreographer/Actor/Director Scott Grossman's Official Bio - 2004 / Scott Grossman
He has directed several American Choreography Awards presentations, which aim to “raise the visibility of the art of choreography for the screen,” and was himself a nominee in the year 2000.
In addition, he is widely recognized for staging television specials and music video segments, and has stayed involved in sports by choreographing NFL Super Bowl halftime entertainment and large scale productions at professional football and basketball games.
This “international pageant choreographer extraordinaire,” as Grossman has been called, says his academic experience at Concordia College, a Lutheran liberal arts university, was the catalyst for tapping into the spirit of dance and choreography.
www.ipressroom.com /pr/sg/info/biography.asp   (690 words)

 Choreographer challenged by Urbanization Project
Choreographer Ben Munisteri looked forward to working with the Pennsylvania Dance Theatre on the Urbanization Project and the growth potential for doing so.
The idea of limiting space is a central theme to the dances he has choreographed.
As a choreographer he references modern dance, ballet, gymnastics and even break-dancing as sources for his creativity.
www.collegian.psu.edu /archive/2001/01/01-26-01tdc/01-26-01darts-11.asp   (456 words)

 [CivilSoc] Uzbek Choreographer/Dance Project Seek Assistance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
I am a freelance choreographer with only limited financial possibilities.
Dance production "Shades from Sunset" (dancer/choreographer) Dance production for 'Romas Cyzas Vision' in Lithuania (choreographer) "Once" in Finland (dancer/choreographer) With Moscow ballet 'Recital' in Bulgaria (dancer/choreographer) In The Netherlands I worked for: S. Takeuchi "Floating Silhouettes" 1994.
(choreographer) Moos d'Herripon "Vluchten", one of the best-visited performances of 1999.
lists.partners-intl.net /pipermail/civilsoc/2001-August/000131.html   (717 words)

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