Flashcards in Emancipation Of Expressisionism Deck (37):
Who is the choreographer?
Kendrick H2O Sandy
Who is the dance company?
Blue Boy Entertainment
What was the date of the first performance
What dance style is used
What was the choreographic approach?
Working with the music, what type of sound. Manipulate the different styles
What was the stimulus
Music- Til Enda
Freedom of expressing yourself
What was the choreographic intention
Order and chaos. Group dance but solos break off. Young dancers to be inspired. Push the art form so audience will appreciate it
How many dancers
What is the duration
What’s the costume like
Pastel blue top and jeans, all quite fitting to show shape. Hair out of face- casual feel
What’s the lighting like
Spot lights on the dancers. Blue lights- intense blue colour- creates mood
What’s the performance environment
Proscenium arch stage
Staging and set
Who wrote the piece Til Enda?
What does ‘emancipation’ mean?
To be set free
What does ‘expressionism’ mean?
A look on a persons face showing feelings
What happens in section 1
Genesis: feeling starts to grow and create from the womb of expressionism. An electrical current affecting dancers struggling to be free.
What happens in section 2
Growth and struggle: starts with individual dancers. Aggressive- struggle for recognition of individual passion. Ends with rugby scrum.
What happens in section 3
Connection and flow: between people, developing from a duet to a full ensemble. Aspects of memory, manipulation, flow. Merge and play between individuals.
Energy flows through dancers
What happens in section 4
Empowerment: energy is captured and released with a new found raw, super human power. Dancers are fully empowered.
How does the dance finish
Finish huddled together in unity before a final black out and bow
What’s the music in section 1 and 2
By Mikey J. Urban pieces, utilising powerful drum beats, electronic sounds
What’s the music like in section 3
Max Ricter: November, modern classical composition
What’s the music like in section 4
Olafur Arnalds: TIL Enda, a fusion piece of music, urban percussive elements and classical string instruments
What’s the lighting like in section 1
Intense blue colour and spot lights
What’s the lighting like in section 2
A pair of white lights from off stage right
What’s the lighting like in section 3
Lighting fades and snaps to black out
What is used to create texture in the air around the dances and is enhanced by the lighting?
Fog and smoke
Name the 4 signature move
Chariots of fire
Describe ninja walk
On the spot with fast running legs but slow arms going forward and back
What section is in ninja walk in
Describe ninja glide
Same as ninja walk but you then slide on a diagonal 4 times moving your arms
What section in ninja glide in
Describe ninja static
On the spot, feet stay still and make a bounce motion whilst arms go forward and back
What section is ninja static in
Describe chariots of fire
Going in a circle, you cross your arms down on each side then up on each side- spring motion