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Nutcracker- GCSE Dance

STUDY
PLAY
choreographer
mathew bourne
company
new adventures
dance style
contemporary and balletic
starting point
classical ballet and music
structure
2 acts 9 episodes
how many dancers
24
accompaniment
Pyotr illyich tchaikivsky- classical, orchestral. 1892.
costume
Anthony ward- colorful 'over the top'
lighting
Howard Harrison
setting designer
Anthony ward
affect of setting
realistiic- larger than life and almost cartoon like.
effect of lighting
theatrical and creates atmosphere
staging
proscenium
theme
adolescence, escapism and fantasy