Still Life at the Penguin Cafe
The style of dance is modern ballet with a mix of social and cultural styles to suggest geographical locations. These include English Morris, Latin American carnival, African and the HoeDown. There are also references to contemporary and post-modern dance.
The choreographic style is episodic. It combines a range of styles and cultural influences to take on a political theme. It could also be described as theatrical, using characterisation and humour in a tasteful and good way.
The Great Auk:
- Medium Pace
- 3 dancers
- Relationship with tray
- Relationship with elegant dancers that enter after trio section
- Travel in circular pathways
- Travel the entirity of the stage (upstage, dwonstage etc.)
Utah Longhorn Ram: