Posts Tagged Opening Ceremony

London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony: Industrial Revolution Sequence

I really should begin talking about other things besides the London 2012 Games, but can’t help myself babbling on. So here is video for my favourite segment from the Olympics Opening Ceremony. The transformation from Green & Pleasant Land to Industrial Revolution set the tone for all the amazing things that was to follow throughout the games!

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Athletes Parade Dance Choreography

Going through the emails received from the London 2012 Ceremonies team, I came across the cheography for the dances we learnt to perform at the London 2012 Opening Ceremony. Specifically, these were performed by the Marshalls on the Field of Play as the athletes came in and by us Mechanicals who were focused on keeping the audience entertained. As with athletes from 194 countries entering the Olympic Stadium, it took quite some time — two hours in fact! So how did we know which dance to perform? Well all Volunteer Performers had ear pieces and instructions were pipped through. Anyway, […]

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