Features of choreography teacher activities in COVID-19 pandemic conditions and distance learning



  • Olga Bigus Kyiv National University of Culture and Arts, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Dmytro Bazela Kyiv National University of Culture and Arts, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Miroslav Keba Kyiv National University of Culture and Arts, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Tetiana Vynokurova Kyiv National University of Culture and Arts, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Vira Poklad Kyiv National University of Culture and Arts, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Andriy Krys Kyiv National University of Culture and Arts, Kyiv, Ukraine


choreographic education, COVID-19 pandemic, distance learning, educational process, educational program, higher education, pedagogical education


The aim of the study in highlight the practical experience of organizing distance learning of choreographers at the Kyiv Municipal Ukrainian Academy of Dance named after Serge Lifar. Practical Significance lies in using the research results in the educational process in teaching disciplines of the choreographic cycle “Theory and methods of working with the choreographic team”, “History of choreographic art”, “Theory and methods of teaching choreographic disciplines at higher educational institutions” for students of the educational program “Choreography" at the Kyiv Municipal Ukrainian Academy of Dance named after Serge Lifar. The approbation of modern forms of organizing distance learning and its daily analysis in conditions dictated by real events makes it possible to state that it is convenient to work with students-choreographers in practical classes using video communication in the mobile applications Viber, Messenger on Facebook and Instagram, as well as in the mode of video conferences in the Zoom program.


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How to Cite

Bigus, O., Bazela, D., Keba, M., Vynokurova, T., Poklad, V., & Krys, A. (2022). Features of choreography teacher activities in COVID-19 pandemic conditions and distance learning. International Journal of Health Sciences, 6(1), 312–321. https://doi.org/10.53730/ijhs.v6n1.4214



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