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Choreographer
Matthew Bourne
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First performance
August 1992
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Structure
2 acts 9 episodes
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Dancers
24
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Starting point
Classic ballet and Victorian childhood
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Staging
Proscenium
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Accompaniment
Tchaikovsky
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Costume
Anthony ward
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Lighting
Howard Harrison
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Set
Anthony ward
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Company
First performed as as adventures in motion now performed by new adventures
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Dance style
Contemporary and balletic- exaggerated
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Choreographic style
Rework of a traditional ballet
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Theme
A retold story with themes of adolsence escapism and fantasy
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Costume description
Colourful and over the top, cultural references and literal reference to sweets
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Lighting description
Helps create mood and atmosphere also uses special effects, washes and gobos
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