Structured and formal education is not a pre-requisite although training and experience in performing arts or dance is necessary for becoming a Choreographer. It is advisable to complete at least a senior secondary level of education (Class 11-12) or equivalent first.
After Class 10, you can go for NSQF Level 3 courses.
After Class 11-12, you can go for:
You can simply learn any form of dance while you are in school, then get into formal training classes right after you finish school, practice as a dancer for a few years before you can become a Choreographer.
Choreographers design dances, ballets and performances for stage events and film productions. They are in charge of selecting suitable dance forms and themes for a particular event or performance. They need to discuss the stage requirements with technicians and specialists to add effect while the show is going on. It is also their job to design the costumes and conduct rehearsals with the participants of the event. Choreographers should be aware or various dance styles and moves and need to sync the steps well with the music chosen. They need to be active and since it is not a desk job, they need to be fit to conduct classes and rehearsals. They need to spend 7-8 hours daily and more if required.
As a Choreographer, you will be engaged with one or more of the following roles and responsibilities: -