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Dance Stage Set


Clayton, IB and Wallis, LH and Green, RB, Dance Stage Set, Stompin Youth Dance Company, Launceston, pp. 1 (2006) [Acquisition]


The brief required the design and construction of a contemporary dance set within a warehouse setting that mimicked the rooms of a house. The set had to be lightweight in its construction to allow for multiple performances in different locations and pack-up within two shipping containers. Externally, the set was plain and non-descript hiding the contents within its cardboard walls (2400 x 2400 x 300mm). Inside the set, there was a sequence of rooms (lounge room, dining room, kitchen, bathroom and the bedroom), which the audience was guided through. Each room contained a different dance performance that interpreted the activities and mood of the room, which the students designed. The design of the wall panels was central to the success of this set, as it allowed walls to be located at different angles (45, 90 and 180 degrees) and to house sound, lighting and comply with fire safety requirements. Each wall panel was finished with a 6mm mdf vertical end "cap/connector". These were cut out using the CNC router and allowed the joints to be pressed together using "Velcro". Materials: - cardboard, builder’s glue, small section timber and paint Published: - Newspaper articles published in the Examiner and a Melbourne paper

Item Details

Item Type:Acquisition
Research Division:Built Environment and Design
Research Group:Architecture
Research Field:Architectural design
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Other education and training
Objective Field:Other education and training not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Clayton, IB (Mr Ian Clayton)
UTAS Author:Wallis, LH (Dr Louise Wallis)
UTAS Author:Green, RB (Mr Robin Green)
ID Code:56920
Year Published:2006
Deposited By:Architecture
Deposited On:2009-06-05
Last Modified:2012-03-01

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