Set Work - Ghost Dances

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Chreographer
Christopher Bruce
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Company
Various, including Rambert Dance Company
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Date
1981
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Accompaniment
South American songs & folk tunes by Inti-Illimani and wind effects
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Costume
Belinda Scarlett; Ghosts - Skull like masks. Painted bodies to suggest bones and muscles. Wigs and rags. Dead; Gender specific. Everyday clothes suggest different walks of life; unique
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Lighting
Nick Chelton; Gloomy and shadowy, side lighting highlights ghosts. Bright for folk dances performed by Dead. Spotlight=Death
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Set
Christopher Bruce; Painted backdrop;Rocky plain and cave opening. Water and mountains in distance. Rocklike structures on stage.
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Staging
Proscenium
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Dancers
Five Women, Six Men
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Style
Contemporary (Grahaminfluenced) and ballet with elements of folk and social styles
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Theme
Political oppression in Chile
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Starting point/inspiration
Music and Southern American rituals and culture
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Structure/Sections
7, each characterised by a different piece of music or song.
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