choreograph

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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)
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References in periodicals archive ?
Scott Ellis directs, Laura Benanti stars and Warren Carlyle choreographs. Starts Feb.
She not only works in the music industry but also choreographs for TV, commercials and movies.
But she still teaches and choreographs for opera and her youth troupe, and directs the annual workshop.
Washington, who choreographs 80 percent of her company's works, has also championed other black dancemakers, presenting classic pieces by, among others, Alvin Ailey, Donald Byrd, and Donald McKayle.
In California, Linda Sohl-Donnell choreographs tap works to intricate Balinese compositions.
Susan Stroman directs and choreographs this spring for Lincoln Center Theater, and Nathan Lane is set to star.
(He still occasionally choreographs for Nederlands Dans Theater and mounts works on other companies, such as Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and the Juilliard Dance Ensemble.) Although Naharin's choreography constitutes the bulk of Batsheva's repertoire, he has invited outside choreographers to work with the company, including Kylian, William Forsythe, Tero Saarinen, Wim Vandekeybus, Angelin Preljocaj, and John Jasperse.
CIRQUE'S CHOREOGRAPHER, Debra Brown--who choreographs the "look" of a show in addition to its formal movement--says she knew from the age of 9 that dance would be her life.
1948: Gower Champion choreographs his first Broadway musical, Small Wonder.
Wade Robson, 19 years old, choreographs for Britney Spears and N'Sync; he has even choreographed a Superbowl halftime show.
Other movies getting the Broadway musical treatment this season include Thoroughly Modern Millie, the 1967 flapper musical that starred Julie Andrews (Michael Mayer directs and Rob Ashford choreographs); and A Face in the Crowd, Elia Kazan's 1957 drama about how a canny guitar-strumming hillbilly (Andy Griffith) is packaged and sold--first as a TV star and then as a politician (Walter Bobbie directs).
Not much later, in April, another Wild Party is to erupt at The Public Theater, where Joey McKneely choreographs a version directed by George C.