Handheld camera, centre stage filmed from back of stalls. Top of stage out of shot as obstructed by floor of circle tier. Operator pans and zooms so not all dancers in shot all of the time. Camera shakes at regular intervals. Choreography based on tail chi, lighting sometimes makes it difficult to see dancers clearly. Synthesiser music starting at 00:05:37. Audience members cough audibly throughout performance. Costumes, females wear red swimming costume with red socks silver shoes and silver belt. Males wear same with addition of red shorts. No set other than backcloth comprising vertical stripes which dancers appear and disappear behind. Lighting gradually alternates between blue and orange tones. Start to 00:05:37 whole stage visible. 00:05:37 camera zooms in and pans following the dancers movements. 00:06:50 camera zooms out showing two dancers on stage. 00:10:56 camera zooms in and follows two dancers. 00:17:11 Audience member’s head obstructs bottom right hand corner of the camera briefly. 00:20:20 lighting dims to black, camera zooms out. 00:22:30 Audience member’s head obstructs bottom left hand corner of the camera briefly. 00:23:32 camera zooms in. 00:23:37 camera zooms out. 00:24:00 camera zooms in. 00:25:00 lighting becomes over bright making it difficult to see dancers. 00:26:00 camera zooms out.
Condition note: Lighting over exposed
VHS duration section: 00:00:15 - 00:34:50