28 May 2015

"Choreography" doesn't refer just to dancing

"Choreography is the art or practice of designing sequences of movements of physical bodies (or their depictions) in which motion, form, or both are specified...

Choreography is used in a variety of fields, including cheerleading, cinematography, gymnastics, fashion shows, ice skating, marching band, show choir, theatre, synchronized swimming, video game production and animated art...

The word choreography literally means "dance-writing" from the Greek words "χορεία" (circular dance, see choreia) and "γραφή" (writing). It first appeared in the American English dictionary in the 1950s..."


  1. What did they call it before the 1950s then?

  2. This simple but effective music video from OK GO always makes me smile;
    rgds another phil


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