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Humanities and Science University Journal № 46 (Philology and Archaeology, World History, Art History), 2019

Issues of Synthesis between Opera and Choreography in Musical Theater

E. M. Kovanzhi
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This article considers the paradigm of combination of Opera and 
Dance arts from the 1700s to the present. It describes evolution of 
the role of stage movement and choreography in opera. It also aims 
to identify artistic challenges and problems of harmonious combi-
nation of dance, movement and singing as elements of the synthetic 
musical theatre. The 21st century has seen emergence of new forms 
of musical performances combining classical dance and academic 
singing. Exemplifying this, we observed opera-choreographic duo 
presentation. The author studies sources of creative thinking, reveals 
artistic background of creative thinking, which is embodied in opera-
choreographic performances, analyzes the structure and the function 
of a choreographic component. The article deals with integration of 
choreography and opera singing, emphasizing problems, relevance, 
and prospects of such work.
Keywords: lyrical singing, opera, ballet, choreography, performance, paradigm, choreography in the opera, stage movement, synthesis of arts, modern musical theatre, 
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