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GCSE Dance The Nucracker

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Choreographer
Matthew Bourne
Company
First performed by Adventure in Motion Picture, now performed by New Adventures
First Performed
August 1992
Dance Style
Contemporary and ballectic
Choreographic style
reworking of traditional ballet, narrative and comic.
Theme
Nutcracker story retold, references to adolescence, escapism, fantasy and satire
Starting point
classical ballet and the music, images of victorian childhood
Structure
two acts and nine episodes
Dancers
24
Accompaniment
Tchaikovsky
Costume
Anthony Ward
Lighting
Howard Harrison
Set
Anthony Ward
Staging
proscenium
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