Ghost Dances Christopher Bruce
Theme ----> Political opression in Chille
His influences include; 1) Being asked to create a piece in memory of those lost due to chillean political opression. 2) Folk music by Inti-illimani. 3) South American traditions, such as the dead living on within other people and mask dances.
The piece has 7 sections and 11 dancers (5 women and 6 men)
Dance style - Folk dance, ballet and modern.
Accompaniment: Traditional folk music by inti-illimani.
Costume: By Belinda Scarlet.. Men in suits and pants with women in skirts and dresses, giving a traditional stereotype. Skirts extend movement of…