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1

What is the choreographic intention?

A small family coming to terms with deprivation, poverty and the relaisation of what lies outside their family home.

2

What is the choreographic approach?

Not preparing movement, working with the dancers

3

Who is the choreographer?

Christopher Bruce

4

What is the company?

Phoenix Dance Theatre

5

What is the dance style?

'Neo-classical'

6

What is the stimulus?

Arvo Partes 'Fratres'

7

Describe the aural setting.

Violin and piano, broken chords, no breaks in tempo, staccato sounds, fast paced section followed by slower sections.

8

What is the performance environment?

End stage

9

Describe the lighting.

White light only, used to create the sense of a room, dark intensity

10

Describe the set.

Worn table, chairs and bench, coat stand and suitcase

11

Describe the costumes.

1930s clothes, school uniform, floral knee length dress