GCSE Dance Shadows

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Lighting
The lighting is used to shift the audiences attention.
The whole stage is dimly lit, with the use of some side lights, which adjust accordingly as solo and duets break away.
During the sons solo the side lights at downstage right give a corridor affect.
An overhead lamp is paramount when the dancers leave the table and put on their overcoats and shoes and when the dancers make their way into the light as the piece draws to a close.
Stimulus
*The music- Aryo Part's Fratres for violin and piano.
*Family dynamic- The relationship between each member.
Choreographic Intention
*Past political events.
*Inviting the world into the world of a small family.
*Coming to terms with poverty, deprivation and the realities of what lies outside of the intimate family home.
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