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cho·re·o·graph

 (kôr′ē-ə-grăf′)
v. cho·re·o·graphed, cho·re·o·graph·ing, cho·re·o·graphs
v.tr.
1. To create the choreography of: choreograph a ballet.
2. To plan out or oversee the movement, development, or details of; orchestrate: aides who choreographed the candidate's tour.
v.intr.
To specialize in choreography.

cho′re·og′ra·pher (-ŏg′rə-fər) n.
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choreograph

(ˈkɒrɪəˌɡræf)
vb
(Dancing) (tr) to compose the steps and dances for (a piece of music or ballet)
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cho•re•o•graph

(ˈkɔr i əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf, ˈkoʊr-)

v.t.
1. to provide the choreography for: to choreograph a musical comedy.
2. to manage, maneuver, or direct.
v.i.
3. to engage in choreography.
[1875–80; back formation from choreography]
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choreograph


Past participle: choreographed
Gerund: choreographing

Imperative
choreograph
choreograph
Present
I choreograph
you choreograph
he/she/it choreographs
we choreograph
you choreograph
they choreograph
Preterite
I choreographed
you choreographed
he/she/it choreographed
we choreographed
you choreographed
they choreographed
Present Continuous
I am choreographing
you are choreographing
he/she/it is choreographing
we are choreographing
you are choreographing
they are choreographing
Present Perfect
I have choreographed
you have choreographed
he/she/it has choreographed
we have choreographed
you have choreographed
they have choreographed
Past Continuous
I was choreographing
you were choreographing
he/she/it was choreographing
we were choreographing
you were choreographing
they were choreographing
Past Perfect
I had choreographed
you had choreographed
he/she/it had choreographed
we had choreographed
you had choreographed
they had choreographed
Future
I will choreograph
you will choreograph
he/she/it will choreograph
we will choreograph
you will choreograph
they will choreograph
Future Perfect
I will have choreographed
you will have choreographed
he/she/it will have choreographed
we will have choreographed
you will have choreographed
they will have choreographed
Future Continuous
I will be choreographing
you will be choreographing
he/she/it will be choreographing
we will be choreographing
you will be choreographing
they will be choreographing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been choreographing
you have been choreographing
he/she/it has been choreographing
we have been choreographing
you have been choreographing
they have been choreographing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been choreographing
you will have been choreographing
he/she/it will have been choreographing
we will have been choreographing
you will have been choreographing
they will have been choreographing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been choreographing
you had been choreographing
he/she/it had been choreographing
we had been choreographing
you had been choreographing
they had been choreographing
Conditional
I would choreograph
you would choreograph
he/she/it would choreograph
we would choreograph
you would choreograph
they would choreograph
Past Conditional
I would have choreographed
you would have choreographed
he/she/it would have choreographed
we would have choreographed
you would have choreographed
they would have choreographed
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.choreograph - compose a sequence of dance steps, often to music; "Balanchine choreographed many pieces to Stravinsky's music"
dance - an artistic form of nonverbal communication
create, make - make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
2.choreograph - plan and oversee the development and details of; "The meeting between the two Presidents had been carefully choreographed"
mastermind, orchestrate, engineer, organize, organise, direct - plan and direct (a complex undertaking); "he masterminded the robbery"
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Translations
johtaakoreografiaprojektisuunnitella

choreograph

[ˈkɒrɪəˌgræf] VTcoreografiar
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choreograph

[ˈkɒriəgrɑːf]
vt [+ dance] → chorégraphier
vi (= compose dances) → chorégraphier
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choreograph

vtchoreografieren
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choreograph

[ˈkɒrɪəˌgræf] vi & vt (ballet) → fare la coreografia (di)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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The French choreographer's iconic fat suits, in which 20 dancers waddle and cavort-and do it with great technical skill--to two Bach Brandenburg Concertos, aren't nearly as witty as this piece's sophisticated satirical jab at choreographers who deploy bouncy baroque music like sonic wallpaper, to conceal the cracks in their craftsmanship.
Then there is the wish that choreographers and dancers shouldn't always expect audiences and critics (especially critics) to beat a path to their doorstep simply because they have cajoled someone to give them space and dancers--or even saved up their own lunch money over years for that same purpose.
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The troupe, made up of seven 11- and 12-year-olds, has gone in two years from giving informal performances in friends' lofts to working and sharing stages with some of New York's most inventive choreographers and dance companies.
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She warns that choreographers often create movement that fits their own body, but the same movements may cause you, the dancer, to "ignore your own alignment and sense of personal movement style." Her prescription?
Art Bauman, a Juilliard grad, joined them, and DTW quickly became a place for choreographers to produce their works on a small scale.