This research provides a view that the starting point of Dance Criticism in Korea dates back to 1945. As Journalism developed in a short time 1990s dance criticism was also formed active in various magazines.This research began with the objective of investigating the form of publications of Korean dance critique, ranging from the type of publications, the frequency, the structure, and its content. The role, value and drawbacks of Korean dance critique have been pointed out from researching the dance reviews reported in the culture section of daily publications and monthly dance journals pertaining to the year 2003.On the other hand, there is a need to accentuate the fact securing the critic independent social status would serve as the fast track toward active critiques. The financial independence of critics may be guaranteed by the publication enterprises, however this is somewhat impossible in a realistic sense. Rational institutional measures should be provided to accommodate capable critiques; however, it is regretful to acknowledge the current status of our culture has not yet reached that level.