Nutcracker!

Information on the costumes, lighting and setting, as well as some basic facts.

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  • Created by: Lizzi
  • Created on: 23-04-13 19:16
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  • Nutcracker
    • Basic Info
      • First  performed: August 1992
      • Matthew Bourne
      • Company: New Adventures
      • 24 Dancers
      • Contemporary, ballet, gesture
      • Narrative and Comic
      • Starting points: Nutcracker and Victorian Orphanage
      • Proscenium Theatre
      • 2 acts, 9 episodes
    • Costume Examples
      • Marshmallows
        • Short, tight, pink, fluffy dress. Small heels
        • Shows off legs/ figure- flirty
        • Shows character/ sweet- light and girly
        • Feminity
      • Gobstoppers
        • Hard helmet, bright colours, tight cap-sleeved tshirt
        • Shows hard sweet
        • Bright colour - confident, bold characters
        • Masculinity. Boisterous.
    • Setting
      • Act 2- Sweetieland
        • Bright pink glittery lips
        • Oversized wedding cake
        • Big pink heart
        • Black and white checked floor (link to Act 1)
        • Big and bold- a dream
        • Celebrating the wedding of Nutcracker and Sugar
      • Act 1- Orphanage
        • Sparce, paper decorations
        • Twiggy, dead  'christmas' tree
        • Black and white checked floor
        • Highlights time period (Victorian) and the miserable atmosphere
      • Frozen Lake (Act 1)
        • White, big cushion.
        • Shows Christmas/ Winter
    • Lighting
      • Clear, white light in Act 1
      • Bright, pink and clear light in Act 2
      • Spot lights on key characters (eg: Nutcracker and Sugar in 'pas de deux')
  • Act 1- Orphanage
    • Sparce, paper decorations
    • Twiggy, dead  'christmas' tree
    • Black and white checked floor
    • Highlights time period (Victorian) and the miserable atmosphere

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TayaMairead

Really helpful :) nice and condensed :D

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