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List of famous female choreographers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female choreographers list contains the most prominent and top females known for being choreographers. There are thousand of females working as choreographers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic choreographers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a choreographer then the people below should give you inspiration.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different people, like Carolyn Carlson and Stacey Tookey. Featuring ballet choreographers, hip hop choreographers, black choreographers, and more, this list has it all. Aspiring dancers should know these famous names of choreography.

While this isn't a list of all female choreographers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female choreographers?" and "Who are the best female choreographers?"
Paula Abdul is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Choreographers
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Paula Julie Abdul is an American-Canadian singer-songwriter, dancer, choreographer, actress and television personality. She is a dual citizen of the United States and Canada. She began her career as a cheerleader for the Los Angeles Lakers at the age of 18 before rising to prominence in the 1980s as ...more

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Age: 53

Birthplace: San Fernando, California, United States of America

Profession: Television producer, Singer-songwriter, Choreographer, Actor Music video director, + more

Credits: American Idol, Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore 2, Brüno, The X Factor

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Hema Malini is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Choreographers
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Hema Malini is an Indian actress, director and producer, Bharatanatyam dancer-choreographer, and a politician, well known for her roles in Hindi cinema. She made her acting debut in Sapno Ka Saudagar. She went on to appear in numerous Bollywood films, most notably those with actor and future-husband ...more

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Age: 67

Birthplace: Ammankudi, India

Profession: Politician, Film Producer, Choreographer, Actor Dancer, + more

Credits: Sholay, Baghban, Veer-Zaara, Hey Ram

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Carrie Ann Inaba is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Choreographers
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Carrie Ann Inaba is an American dancer, choreographer, television dance competition judge, actress, game show host, and singer. She started her career as a singer in Japan, but became best known for her dancing, first introducing herself to American audiences as one of the original Fly Girls on the ...more

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Age: 47

Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

Profession: Game Show Host, Film Producer, Choreographer, Actor Singer, + more

Credits: Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, Austin Powers: Goldmember, Showgirls, In Living Color Boys and Girls, + more

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Mýa is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Choreographers
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Mýa Marie Harrison, better known as Mýa, is an American hip hop and R&B singer, record producer and actress. Harrison's eponymous debut album with Interscope Records was released in April 1998. It sold over one million copies in the United States, producing the gold-certified top ten single "It's ...more

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Age: 36

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America

Profession: Record producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Model Choreographer, + more

Credits: Chicago, Cursed, Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights, Dancing with the Stars In Too Deep, + more

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#40 on The Greatest Dancing Singers

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Debbie Allen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Female Choreographers
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Age: 65

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America

Profession: Television director, Television producer, Film Producer, Choreographer Actor, + more

Credits: A Different World, Fame, All of Us, The Old Settler

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Briana Evigan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Female Choreographers
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Briana Barbara-Jane Evigan is an American actress and dancer. She is perhaps best known for her roles as Andie West in the Step Up series and Cassidy Tappan in Sorority Row. She started dancing at the age of 9 and is still dancing as part of her career today. Evigan has been noted as a Scream Queen ...more

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Age: 29

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Profession: Singer-songwriter, Choreographer, Actor, Dancer

Credits: Step Up 2: The Streets, Step Up All In, Sorority Row, S. Darko

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Farah Khan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Female Choreographers
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Farah Khan is an Indian film director, film producer, actress and choreographer. She is best known for her choreographic work in numerous Bollywood films. She has choreographed dance routines for more than a hundred songs in over 80 Hindi films. She has since become a film director as well. In ...more

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Age: 50

Birthplace: India, Mumbai

Profession: Film Producer, Screenwriter, Choreographer, Actor Writer, + more

Credits: Om Shanti Om, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Aegan, I am Here Tees Maar Khan, + more

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Rosie Perez is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Female Choreographers
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Rosa Maria "Rosie" Perez is an American actress, community activist, talk show host, author, dancer, and choreographer. Her film breakthrough was in Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing. She followed this with White Men Can't Jump, and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for ...more

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Age: 51

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York, Bushwick

Profession: Television director, Film Producer, Choreographer, Actor Voice acting, + more

Credits: The View, Pineapple Express, The Road to El Dorado, White Men Can't Jump

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