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Emancipation of Expressionism - Structure

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1. Genesis (start - 2 minutes 12 seconds)
The start of life and a feeling starts to grow and create from the womb of expressionism.
There is a sense of an electrical current affecting the dancers.
He explores ideas of struggling to be free, find individual expression, conformity and order.
Section 1. Genesis (start - 2 minutes 12 seconds)
2. Growth and struggle (2 minutes 12 seconds - 3 minutes 21 seconds)

Starting with an individual dancer's expression contrasted by others entering from stage right.
What may appear aggressive suggests the struggle for the recognition of individual passion and expression.
It ends in a rugby scrum inspired formation with an ensemble supporting the individual dancer.
Section 2. Growth and struggle (2 minutes 12 seconds - 3 minutes 21 seconds)
3. The connection and flow between people (3 minute 21 seconds - 6 minutes 30 seconds)

Developing from a duet to a full ensemble.

There are aspects of memory, manipulation, flow, merge and play between individuals in a relationship.

An energy flows through the dancers, sometimes controlled by an individual and sometimes in group unison.
Section 3. The connection and flow between people (3 minute 21 seconds - 6 minutes 30 seconds)
4. Empowerment (6 minutes 30 seconds - 10 minutes 39 seconds)
The energy is captured and released with a new found raw, super human power.
The release of individual energy (now more chaotic) continues to contrast with the powerful order of group unison. Within the idea of empowerment, this section also showcases the individual skills and expressionism of the core dancers.
The accompaniment and the movements are contrasted through use of dynamics.
There is an incessant quality as the section builds to a crescendo where the dancers are fully empowered.
The section finishes with the dancers huddling together in unity before a final black- out and bow.
Section 4. Empowerment (6 minutes 30 seconds - 10 minutes 39 seconds)