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Nutcracker&Rosas

Nutcracker


Costume:


Anthony Ward

Colourful and ‘over the top’ to show characters.

Cultural influences and literal references to sweets.



Set design:


Anthony Ward

Partly realistic but larger than life and almost cartoon-like.

Scene 2, entered through a large mouth, represents Sweetie-land – complete with a

massive three-tier wedding cake.


Rosas


Costume:


Designed by Rosas

Drab everyday grey skirts and tops, black leggings, socks and shoes. Loose fitting

and functional. They appear institutional.



Set design:


Film: takes place in the corridors and rooms of a large, austere, empty school in

Belgium. Windows, doors and walls frame the action. An assortment of wooden

chairs is used for one section.

Live version: set by Keersmaeker