Southern Cape Zebra
Set: Savana Desert - sunset - purples, reds, pinks, hazy scene (shows heat) with trees, on backdrop --> Realistic, Geographical location, the different colours of the sunset helps the black and white costume stand out.
Lighting: Low and dim, white stripped lights of floor(downstage), spotlight on zebra --> Zebra theme, makes dancer stand out
Dancers: 1 man(zebra), 8 women
Costumes: Zebra: Tight fitted leotard with black and white stripes, face and neck painted, mohican hair that runs from head to tail --> realistic. Women: Skulls on thir head, black wigs, evening dress - all identical --> look like a heard of animals - group identity --> women represent fashion - not engaging.
Music: Brass/woodwind, fast repetitive sounds, gun shot -- creates climax, geogrphical location, adds mood and atmosphere.
Action Content: walking, stillness, jumping, balances, twisting and iscolations of the spine, twitching hands
Dynamics: fluid, graceful, bouyant
Use of Space: mainly downstage, linear floor patterns Relationships: no interaction