An assistant choreographer helps the lead choreographer in dance movements and creating artistic designs. They are required to train dancers and actors / actresses under them according to the dance routines made. He/ she are a good dancer and have strong team skills that will bring the dancers together. They are aware of the risks and problems of extreme dancing routines and keep check on the dancers regularly. Choreographers are required in films, TV shows, for events and any other musical or dance event.
They are the creative side of the things as they work to enhance the dance sequence visually. Assistant choreographers help the actors /actress / model learn new dance styles and routines if needed according to the script. They also help in the selection process of background dancers and extras. They collaborate with the Director of Photography and Assistance Directors to get the dance routine visually appealing on camera.