dance paper eagle - Meghan Irwin Dance 2010 When the...

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Meghan Irwin Dance 2010 When the audience first encounters performers pounding on trash cans, a good musical is not one thing that comes to mind. Surprisingly, the musical Stomp takes banging on trash cans to a whole new level. During the musical, performers compose music by none other than playing on steel/plastic trash cans and apartment building stairs. Not only do the instruments look rugged but the costumes do as well. All the performers including men and women wear overalls, ripped up jeans, and wife beaters to make this street life scene seems more realistic. Never once does the music bore the audience. The beat and sound is constantly changing that there is never a dull moment in this musical. Sometimes during the performance, one of the performers will interact with the audience by having them clap along or repeat a beat. By interacting with the audience, the audience feels more involved in the musical and seems to enjoy it more. Yes, Stomp is a musical, however not much dancing is done. The choreographer’s type of dancing in the musical is like sliding across
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