GCSE Dance - Within Her Eyes
James Cousins Company
Date Of First Performance
Contemporary/ Contact Work
It was created using choreography from Cousins' 'There We Have Been'.
James wanted to create a love story with a twist. He wanted to portray a narrative combining love and loss.
The intention was to create a dance film that maintained the emotional intensity of the live stage performance of 'There We Have Been'.
2 dancers. 1 male and 1 female.
A prologue followed by 6 continuous sections defined by changing locations. The overall effect is one seamless journey.
It is a composition created specifically for the work, which evolved alongside the choreography. It was created by composer Seymour Milton.
The costumes are stylised everyday clothes
The film uses only natural light of the environment.
Site sensitive; dance for camera. Filmed by Scratch.
The film is set in remote locations to give the feeling of isolation.