Lee Byung-eun, performance director of BigHit Entertainment, the agency of K-pop group BTS, explained each member’s individual choreography. He has been with the band for a long time and looks back on their work on the band’s tenth anniversary.
Lee has been involved in numerous performances of their stage-related songs, including concerts, award shows, albums, etc., as well as their major hits such as dynamite, butter, boys with loveand more.
Talking about their early days, he said, “In the early days of their debut, they put in a lot of effort to present a stage full of energy, just like a rookie should do. The members also knew the importance of this, from The details start practicing and perfecting the choreography, even if the tiniest movement goes wrong, starting from scratch.”
He explained how he tried to take into account the individuality of each member when it came to choreography.
“As an artist who debuted ten years ago, everyone has a different skin color, and we try to create choreography that matches that color. I discuss with the members what suits each of them while I work.”
Explaining their way of performing, he elaborated: “When preparing for the stage, RM tends to do solid preparation and review, so it is characterized by a sense of stability in performance. Jin’s sensitivity to choreography is accurate, and he practices before going on stage. Suga can express hip and swing poses and emotions well, and J-Hope has a solid background in hip-hop and a wide range of genres, so he knows how to use various emotional elements.”
He continued, “Jimin’s choreography is so fluid and textured, so even when he’s choreographing his hips, he exudes an alluring charisma. Expressed his own style well. For Jungkook, he has innately developed physical fitness, so he can display a sense of stability while being full of energy.”
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