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We are looking for a creative and energetic Choreographer to join our dance company. You are primarily responsible for teaching different dance forms and styles to the artists and the general public. Apart from this, you should plan and create daily dance routines and schedule rehearsals. Taking responsibility for the entire dance performance, right from teaching dance steps, choosing costumes and final execution is a major part of your job role. 

You should be able to choose appropriate music and finalize on dance movements suiting the theme/concept. Besides, checking on studio availability and notifying the dancers about rehearsal timings is also important. You will be responsible for coordinating with the Music Director and Creative Director for finalizing a well-polished performance. 

If you can conceptualize and execute an enchanting dance performance then we would love to have you onboard!


  • Planning and creating daily dance routines

  • Conceptualizing the entire dance performance

  • Coordinating with the Artists, Music Directors, Costume Designers, and Creative Directors

  • Choreographing stage/fashion shows, theatre performances, and music videos

  • Communicating with the Music Director to choose music befitting the theme/concept

  • Taking timely dance rehearsals and auditions

  • Arranging and checking for studio availability and notifying the dancers about the same

  • Scheduling one on one rehearsals for beginners

  • Coordinating with the Technical Director for arranging sound and light effects

  • Thinking creative ways to re-stage traditional dances 

  • Finalizing on spoken narratives and props for dance performances

  • Taking inspiration from other performing arts like musical theatre, puppetry, circus, and magic

  • Understanding the storyline, music score, and audience requirements before choreographing

  • Experimenting with different styles and types of dance like Ballet, Hip Hop, Jazz and Contemporary

  • Studying any emerging and new dance forms

  • Guiding dancers as per their potential

  • Handling any administrative duties, when needed


  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in any subject

  • Recognized dance course from a reputed dance school is preferred

  • Proven work experience as a stage performer or an experienced dancer with a reputed institute

  • Extremely patient and passionate

  • Creative and out of the box thinker

    • Possessing a high level of dancing ability

    • Knowledge of different dance forms and techniques

    • A ear for music and an eye for detail

    • Willingness to learn new dance moves and styles

    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

    • Disciplined

    • Strong leadership skills

    • Strong work ethics 

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