Ghost Dances

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Who was the choreographer?
Christopher Bruce
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Who designed the set?
Christopher Bruce
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Explain the dancers.
6 male, 5 female/ 3 Ghosts/ The Dead - 5 women, 3 men
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Describe the music
South American folk music from recordings by Inti-Illimani
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What were each of the 4 starting points?
1. South American folk music 2. Meeting with a lady called Joan Jara 3. Human Rights 4. The Day of the Dead and Ritual masks
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What is the theme of the piece?
The Political Oppression in Chile
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Who designed the costumes?
Belinda Scarlett
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Who did the lighting?
Nick Chelton
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What is the structure of the piece?
7 sections each characterised by a different piece of music/ episodic
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What is the staging layout?
Proscenium
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Name the 4 different movement styles.
Folk Dance, Ballet, Contemporary Graham and tap
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When was the premiere?
3rd July 1981, at Bristol Old Vic
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