|Discussing 32 Cryptograms|
Identify the choreographic devices within the choreography.
Identify one of these motifs in its developed form e.g. a development of a motif within another of the performance clips. Comment on how the choreography has used these motifs to re-enforce the theme of the dance work.
32 Cryptograms has clear identifiable elements that make it a well-crafted piece of choreography. The choreographic devices chosen reinforce the choreographer’s intentions for the dance piece based on the musical structure of the cryptogram.
Page’s choreographic choices were planned in advance (see notebook) and he approached this by analysing the musical structure.
Here are some ideas about how you can teach and discuss some of the choreographic structures that appear in 32 Cryptograms.
Theatre ArtsDiscuss ways in which the costume, set and lighting of 32 Cryptograms depict the intention of the choreographer.
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