choreographer [kawr-ee-og-ruh-fer, kohr-] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a person who creates dance compositions and plans and arranges dance movements and patterns for dances and especially for ballets.

Origin of choreographer First recorded in 1885–90; choreograph(y) + -er1 Examples from the Web for choreographer Contemporary Examples of choreographer

  • Their marriage had begun to suffer, and memories of the polio ballet loomed over the choreographer, known to be superstitious.

    The Tragic Downfall of Tanaquil Le Clercq, Ballet’s Greatest Muse

    Nancy Buirski

    February 3, 2014

  • Choreographer Wade Robson swore for 20 years that Michael Jackson never touched him when they shared a bed.

    Behind the Michael Jackson Bombshell: How a Staunch Defender Suddenly Flipped

    Diane Dimond

    May 9, 2013

  • Tallchief was soon married to famed Russian choreographer George Balanchine, despite the 21-year age difference.

    Farewell to America’s Ballerina: Remembering Maria Tallchief

    Nina Strochlic

    April 13, 2013

  • Tipton: At the premiere, Justin the choreographer was teaching everyone.

    The Damsels in ‘Damsels in Distress’ Discuss the Film, Director Whit Stillman, and Women in Films

    Geoff Berkshire

    April 5, 2012

  • The first, by the choreographer Sarah Michelson, consisted of several dancers walking backward in circles for well over an hour.

    Whitney Museum’s Biennial: A Big Yawn

    Blake Gopnik

    March 1, 2012

  • Historical Examples of choreographer

  • Diaghileff made up his mind that year that he would spare no effort to make a choreographer of Nijinsky.

    An Autobiography

    Igor Stravinsky

  • Word Origin and History for choreographer n.

    1829, from choreography + -er (1). Choreographist (1857) did not thrive. In Greek, a person who trained a chorus was a khorodidaskelikos.

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