Analysis Of The Movie ' Madame Butterfly ' Essay

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Madame Butterfly On October 1st 2016, the Houston Ballet revives famous choreographer, Stanton Welch’s signature “Madame Butterfly”. The dance performance takes at place at the Houston ballet at Wortham Theater Center, Downton Houston Texas. The Houston Ballet Company, established in 1955, is the fourth largest ballet company is the United States which produces more than 70 dance performances in a year. The company’s artistic director, Stanton Welch is an acclaimed Australian choreographer who has revitalized the ballet company by bringing in fresh dancers, commissioning new works, and attracting top flight artistic staff to the city of Houston. He has also created works for prestigious international companies like the San Francisco Ballet and the Birmingham Royal Ballet. To start with, the mood in any dance can sometimes become the most important facet of the performance. Also, certain elements must combine to create the desired mood to strike the right connection between the audience and the choreographer. Madame Butterfly, dramatically chronicles the love story of the beautiful, geisha Cio-Cio San who is betrothed to marry an American lieutenant, Pinkerton. The production unfolds on Peter Farmer’s picturesque sets, which beautifully evoke the mystery and apathy of the 19th century Japan. The appearance of the dancers on stage is quite thrilling with each choreographer displaying very

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