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  • Created on: 03-10-13 20:59
Choreographer
Christopher Bruce
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Set Design
Christopher Bruce
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Lighting
David Mohr
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Staging
Proscenium
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Costume
Christopher Bruce
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Accompaniment
Phillip Chambon
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Dancers
3 male dancers
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Dance Style
Contemporary, Physical contact, some balletic movements, references to social and theatrical dance
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Theme
Human rights, manipulation, imprisonment, swans, commedia dell'arte
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Starting Point/Stimulus
Amnesty International,Saying goodbye as a career as a dancer , experience of a Chilean poet- Victor Jara, novel- A man
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Structure and Sections
Introduction followed by 7 sections. The victim stays on stage throughout and performs a solo in section 3. There are motifs which are repeated and developed in sections 5 and 7
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Date first performed
November 1987
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Choreographic Style
Episodic, dramatic and thematic
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