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List of Famous Choreographers

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List of famous choreographers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top choreographers in the world? This includes the most prominent choreographers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable choreographers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic choreographers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned choreographers.

List of popular dance choreographers includes Michael Jackson, Paula Abdul and more. Featuring celebrity choreographers and more, this list has it all. 

From reputable, prominent, and well known choreographers to the lesser known choreographers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the choreographer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous choreographers ever?" and "What are the names of famous choreographers?" then you're in the right place. 
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