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Horn Dance, The

Synopsis
Inspired by the 2012 exhibition ‘Shakespeare: Staging the World’. at the British Museum Liz Unna looks at pagan rites and rituals in Shakespeare’s work. She captures the Abbotts Bromley horn dance and talks to RSC’s Head of Movement, Struan Leslie, about the horn dance he created for the company’s production of As You Like It directed by Michael Boyd. The film also features Dora Thornton, British Museum curator, who talks about the antlers featured in the exhibition.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Multimedia
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2012
Availability
Out of distribution
Notes
The audio/slide show is streamed at http:thespace.org (accessed 12/2012).
Subjects
Dance; Drama
Keywords
dance; rituals; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
As You Like It

Credits

Contributor
Dora Thornton; Leslie Struan; Liz Unna

Distributor

Name

thespace.org

Email
contactus@the space.org
Web
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