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Choreographer

kevin finnan and the dancers

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company

motion house

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1st performance

january 2005

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dance style

combines dance theatre and aerial work.

contemporary

(description)
strong physically and contact work
style uses and defies gravity

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Choreographic style

physically adventurous and filmic

strong emotional content





finnan always begins with the set, collaborative

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Theme

The way we witness time and how as a force it pulls us and shapes us, drawing upon the concepts of waiting, nurturing, time flying by and aging process

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starting point

space and time. a book called the history of barbed wire

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structure

13 sections

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dancers

3 women 2 men

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accompaniment

sophy smith and tim dickinson


(description)
a mixture including percussion, voice, electric guitar. creates atmosphere, sometimes matching and sometimes contrasting with the movement content

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costume

clare armitage


(description)
simple, everyday, gender spec.
men wear white shirts and black trousers
women wear short strappy black dresses
clean lines and shapes adapted to work around harnesses for flying

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lighting

mark parry


(description)
lighting works with the film and the set, sometimes sharpening the focus and other times layering the image. in some sections lighting divides the floor space and creates shadows. in other sections purple and gold lights achieve a bright colourful effect

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set

simon dormon


(desc)
box frame set
set includes projection, sand, a paper screen, water, a gauze screen and slings, rakes and brooms used as props

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staging and film

theatrical

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film by

caroline bridges


film within performance adds another layer to the choreography and meaning. film is used to set the scene, light dancers and interact with the dancers