Christopher Bruce- Swansong.
Was first created in November 1987.
The piece involves 3 dancers, a prisoneer and two guards. It was first performed by Rambert dance comanpy.
Prisoneer: Red faded t-shirt, this shows us that it has been worn alot, it could also communicate blood. It communicate that he has been there along time. It could also be interpreted that the t-shirt is worn through because he is a student without alot of money. Jean styled dance trousers: the jean appearing trousers show the audience that he is an everyday person. This helps the audience to be able to relate to the prisoneer.
Guards: Khaki green uniform; The uniform repersents that the guards work as a team. The uniform consists of a pair of khaki green trounsers and a khaki green shirt. This shows us that they could have come from a military background. It could be interpreted the guards are in the uniform because they are of a higher status.
Set and lighting
There is a black backdrop. This shows us that the cell is small. This is helped because the lighting only reveals a small proportion of the stage.This helps to enhance that the prisonner feels trapped. There is a wooden chair situated 1/3 of the way across the stage, this is also a…