What are some good themes for choreography?

What are some good themes for choreography?

What are some good themes for choreography?

Below is a list that might help to give you some inspiration!

  • The 1980’S.
  • A Night At The Movies.
  • Alice In Wonderland.
  • British History.
  • And The Winner Is – A play on the oscars with every dancer being a winner!
  • Anything Goes.
  • Around The World.

How do you come up with choreography?

How to choreograph a dance: 10 tips from the pros

  1. Study the Music.
  2. Watch the Pros.
  3. Plan for Audience and Venue.
  4. Think About Dance Style.
  5. Focus on the Basic Elements.
  6. Don’t Start at the Beginning.
  7. Try Choreographing Without Music.
  8. Embrace Post-Modernism.

What are the examples of choreography?

Choreography is used in a wide range of fields, including:

  • Dance (across multiple styles, including ballet, jazz, hip-hop, ballroom, contemporary, and tap)
  • Cheerleading.
  • Marching band.
  • Ice skating.
  • Theater.
  • Synchronized swimming.
  • Opera.
  • Cinematography (action scenes, for example, often require fight choreography)

What makes a good piece of choreography?

*lyrical sense: familiarity with the music that allows the choreographer to convey meaning to the audience through the dancer(s) without beating them over the head with it, so to speak; *a good understanding of their dancer(s) ability and potential; *a prodigious movement vocabulary.

What are some dance ideas?

From classic to out-of-the-box, this first set of dance theme ideas will be sure to make you smile.

  • Under the Sea. Especially for my Back to the Future fans out there, “Under the Sea” can be a real winner.
  • Space Theme.
  • Rainforest Theme.
  • Block Party.
  • Alien Theme.
  • Toga Theme.
  • Train Station.
  • City Nights.

What is a theme in choreography?

Theme Unifying or dominant idea in a movement pattern, sequence, or dance from which variations may be developed. Theme and Variation A choreographic form in which a dance phrase or section of a dance is followed by subsequent phrases or sections that are variations of the original, usually for the sake of variety.

How do you choreograph a good dance?

What are the 5 elements of choreography?

Finally, a great way to remember the five elements is by thinking of the acronym BASTE: Body, Action, Space, Time and Energy.

What are themes in dances?

Themes and dance styles

  • Cook Islands dance.
  • Mixed-ability dance: Wheelchair dance.
  • Coon dance.
  • Irish jig.
  • French dance.
  • Mixed-ability dance: Flying dance.
  • Other dances.

What are good school dance themes?

Popular School Dance Themes

  • Blacklight Glow Party.
  • 80’s themed school dance.
  • A sweet sixteen theme for a junior/senior formal.
  • Hollywood glamour party theme for a homecoming dance.

How do I start choreography?

Here’s how:

  1. Know your audience. Before you begin, you have to take your audience into account.
  2. Fuel your inspiration. You know you want to choreograph.
  3. Think about the music.
  4. Start creating your moves.
  5. Chunk them into sections.
  6. Incorporate transitions.
  7. Think about cheap dance costumes and props.
  8. Be flexible.

What Is Design dance?


What are the three parts of a good dance?


  • Natural rhythm:
  • Rhythm/beat – similar to music – keeps the pace of the dance.
  • Duration – how long it lasts.
  • Accent – bold/strong emphasis in movement.