Abstract: The article on creativity in the creation of Isaan local dance is part of a thesis titled 12 dance moves in heet 12 to create Isaan dance choreography. Within the Doctoral program in Culture, Fine Arts and Design program, Faculty of Fined and Applied Arts, Khon Kaen University, to study the inspiration in the creation of Isaan local dance through interviews with the experts from 12 universities who are involved in the teaching local Isaan dance and then analyzed using Taylors theory. The result from the research showed that the creation of the Isaan local dance within the Universities came from the heet 12 tradition and the way of life of the Isaan people, especially, the different characteristics amongst Animism, Brahmanism and Buddhism. In addition, these religions have the same goals of doing good deeds with morality and creating good karma. This consists of 6 steps: step 1; basic creativity, step 2; produced work, step 3; creativity, step 4; the creation of creativity, step 5; improvement and step 6 the highest abstract creativity.
Sarawadee Phuchomsri, Kritsada Wongkhamchan and Niyom Wongpongkham, 2020. Creativity in Isaan Local Dance. Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 15: 1140-1147.