GCSE Dance - Within Her Eyes

STUDY
PLAY
Choreographer
James Cousins
Company
James Cousins Company
Date Of First Performance
February 2016
Dance Style
Contemporary/ Contact Work
Choreographic Approach
It was created using choreography from Cousins' 'There We Have Been'.
Stimulus
James wanted to create a love story with a twist. He wanted to portray a narrative combining love and loss.
Choreographic Intention
The intention was to create a dance film that maintained the emotional intensity of the live stage performance of 'There We Have Been'.
Dancers
2 dancers. 1 male and 1 female.
Duration
17 minutes
Structure
A prologue followed by 6 continuous sections defined by changing locations. The overall effect is one seamless journey.
Aural Setting
It is a composition created specifically for the work, which evolved alongside the choreography. It was created by composer Seymour Milton.
Costume
The costumes are stylised everyday clothes
Lighting
The film uses only natural light of the environment.
Performance Environment
Site sensitive; dance for camera. Filmed by Scratch.
Staging/ Set
The film is set in remote locations to give the feeling of isolation.