Legendary choreographer, Bob Fosse was a man who worked hard, danced hard, lived hard and who’s signature dance style and choreography made an impact in film, music videos, and on Broadway that can be seen even today.
When your opinions don’t hold sway with your students, consider using Heather’s approach and have your dancers listen their way in to the work of famous choreographers.
Should someone whose goal is to become a choreographer work just as hard at becoming a better dancer? I have a few thoughts on the matter but I invite you to add your own, share what it means to be a great choreographer, and name a few so-so dancers turned choreographers. .