Welcome to the Penguin Café
Part one - David Bintley
A GCSE resource for 'Still Life' at the Penguin Café
Includes a detailed illustrated biography of David Bintley, the choreographer, as well as a comprehensive timeline, also illustrated, detailing all of Bintley's major works.
Part two - the background to the ballet
This section details the inspiration behind the ballet including information about the endangered animals featured and Simon Jeffes's Penguin Café Orchestra.
Sample page 1
Sample page 2
Part three - examining the ballet
Information about the ballet itself. Includes the structure, music, designs, steps and movement motifs.
Part four - the ballet in detail
Detailed choreographic breakdowns, illustrations, descriptions and diagrams allowing the teacher to explain two sections of the ballet in detail, or to re-create them in the studio.
Part five - working with 'Still Life'
Putting the ballet in context. Includes workshop ideas, sample essays and reviews
A full glossary of all the people mentioned in the pack, and a glossary of balletic terms and phrases to assist a non-ballet-trained dance teacher.
The cost of the pack is £45, including a DVD of the ballet, or £30 without the DVD. To buy online now, click here.