Nederlands Dans Theater is one of the leading dance companies worldwide. With Paul Lightfoot and Sol León groundbreaking choreography, the company has reinvented itself alongside a repertoire by the most innovative choreographers of today. ICONS spoke with Paul and Sol about their creative process and their upcoming debut at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. in April of this year.
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IS ALL CHOREOGRAPHY ART?
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- Norisham Osman O. - Choreography is a practice or a method of organising movement, reaction or response from another third person perspectives or even one self. Not all could be considered as art. Sometimes, it is used for devising be it in Theatre, Dance or music.
- Yoav K. - No, I do not believe that all choreography is art. Some choreography is created for the mere purpose of learning and studying the art of making dances. Although it might motivate, inspire or eventually become art, it not always begins as art.
- Liz G. - No, all choreography isn't art. Broadly, choreography consists of organizing movement, which may be everything from a routine for aerobics or folk dance (which may be the basis for a work of art but isn't art itself) to a ballet performance.
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