Whats the difference between dancers and choreographers?

What is the difference in their jobs?

Asked By: - 5/19/2010
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A choreographer has an idea or concept and picks the music and makes up the steps for the other dancers to do including placement. He is also instrumental in both lighting and costume design. It is his vision that the dancers are doing. He is the dance equivalent of a movie director and writer combined.
Answered By: Vlad ✩ - 5/19/2010
Additional Answers (5)
choreographers map out who dances when, where, and how. they tell the dancers what to do.
Answered By: Skag Baron Savage Henry - 5/19/2010
choreographers are the teachers, the ones who come up with the dance. dancers preform them
Answered By: Megzyphone - 5/19/2010
The dancers are the people who actually do/perform the dancing. The choreographers are those who make up the dance routine, and control every single detail of the performance and performers. For example, a principal and his/her teachers. The principal controls the teachers, but only controls their teaching, not... More
Answered By: Amethyst - 5/19/2010
The dancers job is to dance to what the choreographers teach them. Choreographers are the teachers. They dance too!
Answered By: Austin S - 5/19/2010
dancers follow what the cheoreographers tell them to [cheoreograph]. Professional dancers arent exactly pro cheoreographers so sometimes they need cheoreographers
Answered By: Ariana - 5/19/2010
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