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WE USE THE METRICS BELOW TO IDENTIFY CHOREOGRAPHERS

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND AGES
1. Junior Choreographers: a) Student (Ages 18-22)
  b) Young (Ages 22-27)
2. Professional Choreographers: c) Emerging ( Ages 28- 36)
  d) Established (Ages 36-48)
  e)  Mid-Career (Ages 48-60)
  f) Legacy (Ages 60-76)
  g) Legend (Ages 76 and up)
CHOREOGRAPHERS’ CAREER CHOICES AND CATALOGING AS PER Dance ICONS, Inc.
Educating Choreographer - Working in private/non-profit dance schools/ studios
Academic/College Faculty Choreographer - In charge of student repertory and production
Independent Choreographer - Project-based, freelance engagements
Resident Choreographer - Professional Dance/Ballet Company
Director Choreographer - In charge of own dance company
Industrial & Competition Choreographer - TV, Broadways, Theater, Opera, Film
Movement Specialist Choreographer - Interested in choreography, with area(s) of expertise: (Parkour, Gymnastics, Ice-skating, Marshal Arts, Stage Combat, and others)
CHOREOGRAPHER’S SPECIALTIES AND MAJOR DANCE/MOVEMENT/PERFORMANCE GENRES:
Ballet - Classical, Neo-Classical and Contemporary
Modern Dance - Movement Theater, Postmodern, Contemporary and Avant-garde
Vernacular Dance Forms - Broadway, Opera, Theater, Ballroom, Social, Tap, Step, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip-Hop, Street
World Dance - Indigenous Folklore, Global Forms, please specify
Interdisciplinary - Dance Theater, Performance, Awareness
Experimental - Installations, Interactive, Film, and Electronic Media
Physical Body Expression - Athletics and Human motion in general
INFORMATION, RECOURSES AND NETWORKING WE CAN OFFER
New Names in Choreography
New Trends in Choreography
Recent Choreographic Premieres
Text book and videos on Choreography
Teaching Methodology
Workshops & Master Classes
Mentorship & Feedback
Professional Development Workshops
Artistic Residencies
Development of New Work/Incubators
Choreographic Competitions & Festivals
Presenters & Showcases
National & International Touring
Advertisement & Promotion
Exchanges & Collaborations between Institutions & Individuals
Conferences & Assemblies
Social Networking & Marketing
Individual Artist Grants
General Funding
Choreographic Research & Scholastic Debate
Preservation & Archival


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