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1

Who is the choreographer?

David Bintley

2

What company perform the dance?

Birmingham Royal Ballet and The Royal Ballet

3

When and where was the first performance?

March 1988, London

4

What is the dance style?

Modern ballet with a mix of social and cultural styles
e.g. Morris

5

What is the choreographic style?

Episodic
Combines a range of styles, taking on a political theme
Theatrical

6

What is the theme?

Endangered species

7

What is the starting point?

The music and album cover
The Doomsday book of animals by David Day

8

What is the structure?

8 scenes

9

How many dancers are there?

9 soloists plus corps de ballet

10

Who composed the accompaniment?

Simon Jeffes

11

Who performed the accompaniment?

The penguin cafe orchestra

12

Who designed the costumes?

Hayden Griffin

13

Who designed the lighting?

John B Read

14

Who designed the set?

Hayden Griffin

15

What type of staging is it?

Proscenium

16

Who does the narration?

Jeremy Ions

17

Name the 7 sections (animals)

The great auk
The utah longhorn ram
Texan kangaroo rat
Skunk flea
Southern cape zebra
Rain forest people
Brazilian wooley monkey