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Who is the choreographer of the Nutcracker?
Matthew Bourne
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What is the dance style of Nutcracker?
Contemporary and balletic
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What is the choreographic style of Nutcracker?
A reworking of a traditional ballet. Narrative and comic. Influenced by film and theatre. Close relationship between dance and music.
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What is the theme of Nutcracker?
The Nutcracker story retold with references to adolescence, escapism, fantasy and satire.
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How many dancers are in Nutcracker?
24
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Who created the accompaniment for Nutcracker?
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
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Who is the costume designer for Nutcracker?
Anthony Ward
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Who is the lighting designer for Nutcracker?
Howard Harrison
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Who is the set designer for Nutcracker?
Anthony Ward
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Who is the choreographer for Overdrive?
Richard Alston
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What is the dance style of Overdrive?
Contemporary, Cunningham-influenced
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What is the choreographic style of Overdrive?
Pure dance – concerned with the movement itself. Alston works collaboratively with the dancers to create the material. Music and dance have a close relationship. Alston describes his approach as ‘architectural’, he likes structure and pattern.
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What is the theme of Overdrive?
There isn't one
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How man dancers are in Overdrive?
6 women, 5 men
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What is the accompaniment for Overdrive?
Keyboard Study # 1 by Terry Riley.
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Who is the costume designer for Overdrive?
Jeanne Spaziani
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Who is the lighting designer for Overdrive?
Charles Balfour
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Who is the choreographer of SLaPC?
David Bintley
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What is the dance style of SLaPC?
Modern ballet with a mix of social and cultural styles to suggest geographical locations. These include English Morris, Latin American carnival and African. There are also references to contemporary and post-modern dance.
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What is the choreographic style of SLaPC?
Episodic. Combines a range of styles and cultural influences to tackle a political theme. Theatrical, using characterisation and humour to good effect
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What is the theme of SLaPC?
Endangered species
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How many dancers are in SLaPC?
Nine Soloists
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Who created the accompaniment for SLaPC?
Simon Jeffes
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Who is the costume designer for SLaPC?
Hayden Griffin
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Who is the lighting designer for SLaPC?
John B Read
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Who is the set designer for SLaPC?
Hayden Griffin
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