As a choreographer, you will read a musical score or a script and figure out how to translate the writer’s ideas into original dance moves. Professional choreographers work on large productions like Broadway musicals, music videos and televised events, as well as in smaller venues like dance schools and musical theaters.
As a choreographer, you’ll primarily work directly with individual dancers and full dance groups. You will work alongside dancers in close proximity, helping them express a story or concept through dance. This can be on stage in an opera house where the fully-rehearsed show will take place, or in an offsite studio.