Choreographers are mandated with the role of dance designing. Choreography can also be described as the design of symbolic representations of human dance form and movement which uses various methods such as word and letter notation, numerical systems, path mapping as well as figures and graphical symbols. The use of organic unity, variation, and theme, repetition as well as non-rhythmic and rhythmic articulation that have been composed together is used in dance choreography or dance composition. The purpose of choreography is to design dances which can be performed before a specific audience. Specification of various human forms and movements done in regard to shape, time, energy, and space within a non-literal or emotional context is what is involved in choreography. Contemporary dance, ballet, jazz dance, folk dance, hip hop dance, k pop, techno, religious dance as well as a combination of these are some of the dance techniques from which movement language in choreography is taken. The two major techniques that choreographers in dance make use of are planned choreography and improvisation.
Movement directors arrange the movements of actors in the different production settings such as film, television, theater, animation and opera and they work together with the choreographers. Movement directors work closely with the performers and the directors to ensure that there is realization of the physical life of work. Movement directors usually make a proposal on the physical language to be used by directors and performers as well as coming up with skills in teaching and training methods that help in enhancing a given physical style. Researching on certain embodied information passed to the directors and performers regarding ethnicity, etiquette, personal journey, characters condition and specialists movement is also done by the movement directors. In most cases although not at all times, choreographers can function also a movement directors.
Choreographers and movement directors need various tips for a dance. Patience, hard work and creativity in coming up with new, different and modern ideas are some of the most important qualities that choreographers and movement directors should have. Having passion for your work is also important for choreographers and movement directors since they will be inspired in the process. Showing confidence during a performance is very important and it begins from the choreographer and movement director also having and showing confidence in the piece of work. It is important for a choreographer or movement director to put into consideration the event, venue and the audience the performance shall be done. One should choose the most suitable style that will suit the talents and skills of the performers to ensure that they have an easy time in perfecting the performance. Another dance tip for choreographers and movement directors is to ensure that the transitions put between the various sections of a performance are not boring and dull but should be fun.