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GCSE Dance Swan Song

STUDY
PLAY
Choreographer
Christopher Bruce
Company
Various, including Rambert Dance Company
First Performed
November 1987
Accompaniment
Philip Chambon
Costume
Christopher Bruce
Lighting
David Mohr
Set
Christopher Bruce
Staging
Proscenium
Number of dancers
3
Dance style
Contemporary, with physical contact and some balletic movements. Includes references to social and theatrical dance
Choreographic style
Episodic, dramatic, thematic
Theme
Human rights, prisoner of conscience
Starting point
The work of Amnesty International; saying goodbye (to a career as a dancer); the experiences of Chilean poet Victor Jara and the novel, A Man, by Oriana Fallaci
Structure
Introduction followed by seven sections
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