A highly skilled choreographer needs to know everything about the body and movement. Most choreographers have extensive dance experience and have been dancing since they were quite young. This can be a very demanding career and requires a lot of confidence, creativity, skill, patience, focus, determination, and a love and passion for dance. The reward is well worth all the hard work. In exchange for hard work, you will not only be able to make a career out of something you love, but also make the audience feel your passion.
Someone who has extensive dance experience and would like to become a professional choreographer can also pursue a degree from university or certificates from accredited dance schools to add to their credentials. This will give an academic perspective on dance and movement, and will add another facet to their career.