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GCSE DANCE: bird song

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Choreographer
Siobhan Davies
Company
Siobhan Davies Dance Company
First perf.
April 3rd 2004 (World Premiere)
Dance style
Contemporary, release-based
Choreo style
Abstract
Collaborative - dancers create their initial material and roles
Movement, sound + design closely relate
Theme
Movement responding to sound
Inner rhythms
Territory
Signals
Starting point
Pied Butcher bird call
in-the-round perf.
central solo
Dancers
5 women, 3 men
Structure
16 sections
Central solo first
Most sections of first 1/2 repeated + developed in 2nd in reverse order
Accompaniment
Andy Pink (sound + music designer)
Accompaniment style
Natural + found sounds
Digital samples
Classic + Jazz music
Silence
Costume designer
Genevieve Bennett
Costume
Vests, loose trousers in whites, blues and greys and a lil lemon
Adapt to lighting + enhance movement
Lighting
Adrian Plaut
Lighting style
Video Projection as light source ( creates patterns on floor)
Lights above audience illuminate stage + dancers
Set
David Ward + Sam Collins (VA)
Patterns + effects projected on square dance floor
Staging
In-the-round on DVD
Reworked for Proscenium Arch
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