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GCSE Dance - Perfect

STUDY
PLAY
Choreographer
Kevin Finnan and dancers
Costume designer
Claire Armitage
Accompaniment
Sophy Smith and Tim Dickinson
First performed
2005
Set
Simon Dorman
Film
Caroline Bridges
Company
Motionhouse
Type of accompaniment
Percussion
Voice
Electric guitar
Creates atmosphere
Sometimes matches or contrasts the movement
Type of costume
Simple everyday wear gender specifc costume:
Women: short strappy black dresses
Men: white shirts black trousers
Lighting designer
Mark Parry
Dancers
Three women
Two men
Type of lighting
Purple and gold - to achieve a bright colourful effect
Purpose of lighting
Divides floor space Creates shadows Works with the film and set
Type of set
3D set/box frame set
Projection
Sand
Paper screen/cyclorama
Water
Gauze screen
Slings
Props
Rakes
Brooms
Staging
Theatrical
Box set
Dance style
Combines:
Dance theatre
Ariel work
Strong physicality
Contact work
Contemporary
Choreographic style
Kevin Finnan begins with the set
Collaborative
Physically adventurous
Strong emotional content
Theme of the piece
Time as a force that shapes us and ages us
Struggle for perfection
Race against time
Starting point
Book: 'The history of barbed wire'
Perfection and time
Amount of sections
13 sections
Structure
Episodic
Projection
The video of people doing everyday activities about the passing of time
Levels
Benches and slings
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