Mоdern choreographic education: british and ukrainian experience

  • Natalya Bidyuk Khmelnytsky National University, Khmelnytsky, Ukraine
  • Dmytro Bidyuk choreographic studio "Imperial" Khmelnytsky, Ukraine
Keywords: choreographic education, professional training, choreographer, comparative analysis, recommendations, foreign experience, familiar and different tendencies


The article substantiates the expediency of a holistic analysis of the problem of professional training of choreographers in the British experience and the need to extrapolate it to the plane of the national system of higher choreographic education. The purpose of the study is to identify the organizational and didactic foundations of choreographic education in the British experience and substantiate innovative ideas for its use in Ukraine. The article defines the criteria of comparison (regulatory, organizational, semantic, methodological and technological), comparative and pedagogical analysis of choreographers’ professional training in the British and Ukrainian experience, and also common and different trends. The article uses research methods: theoretical: analysis, synthesis and generalization of pedagogical literature; interpretation and comparison; scientific extrapolation; empirical: study of the British experience, observation, conversations with students and teachers in Great Britain and Ukraine. Result. Based on comparative and pedagogical analysis of professional training of choreographers in the British and Ukrainian experience revealed familiar and different trends. The criteria of comparison are determined: normative-legal, organizational, semantic, methodical and technological. Common approaches to choreographers’training are justified. On the generalization of the identified features the specific recommendations for the use of progressive ideas abroad in the Ukrainian system of choreographic education are substantiated.

Author Biographies

Natalya Bidyuk, Khmelnytsky National University, Khmelnytsky, Ukraine

Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Foreign Language Practice and Teaching Methods

Dmytro Bidyuk, choreographic studio "Imperial" Khmelnytsky, Ukraine



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