GCSE DANCE SWANSONG NUTCRACKER KEY INFO

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The Nutcracker Swansong
Choreographer Matthew Bourne Christopher Bruce
Set Design Anthony Ward Christopher Bruce
Over the top stage filling Bare stage except for a
wedding cake chair-cell?
Sets change in use of Interrogators always exit
colours and props as the stage right-door?
storyline develops-
shows different worlds. Shows - isolation,
loneliness, emptiness and
creates a bleak
atmosphere.
Lighting Howard Harrison David Mohr
Pink-Joy White light shining from
Dull White-Bleak one side of the
atmosphere sterile stage-hope/freedom/hea
look.(orphanage) ven?
Theatrical, Colours show
words. Footlights create
shadows. Atmospheric
Matron Spotlight ­
Authority
Lights Dimmed
Knickerbocker Glory ­
Shady character
Accompaniment Tchaikovsky Philip Chambon
Orchestral Electro-acoustic
Unaccompanied
interludes to hear
footsteps
Date August 1992 November 1987
Costume Anthony Ward Christopher Bruce
Representation of sweets Prisoner- Pink
Bright colours (degrading)T-shirt, jeans,
messy hair.
Guards-
Khaki, Uniform
(authority) matching.
Well groomed.
Style Balletic/Contemporary Contemporary
Props Hat, Christmas Tree, Chair - comfort, weapon,
Bucket - Time of year, shackle, shield.
Contrast in colour. Nose - Humiliation

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Stimulus/Starting Point Classical ballet Saying goodbye to a
dance career.
Images of Victorian The work of amnesty
childhood international
Stage Type Proscenium Proscenium
Motif's Wedding Scene ­ Licking Bird like arm movements
of the hands, developed- to try and represent
licking one finger. freedom. Tapping of the
feet.…read more

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