Constable , Costume Police
Yikes! Trfun "Kinda round shouldered but kinda nice" Zivanovic ( Thank you for that quote, Uncle Dick ) ..doing Dracula ?
Well, that was doomed. I believe that first selection in his music was from the Frank Langella Dracula film ( My sister and I have always agreed that if we saw him hanging upside down outside our window, we'd definitely have opened it.) Somehow, Trifun doesn't evoke anything of Langella's performance..
And slipslidin.. I might have mentioned the bat wing tail coat, but Margaglio had actual chiffon bat wings attached to his sleeves, and a stand-up bat wing shaped collar, which made Sakhnovsky's tail coat seem almost restrained.
Now I have to ask for help. 2-3 years ago there was a male skater at Canadian Nats. who had a Dracula program that ought to be used a s a positive example ( I think he was an Ontario skater ) He didn't even need to wear black. He did wear a lovely brocade evening vest. But the thing was the program was beautifully designed to convey charisma , command, thinly veiled danger. This was the Dracula who says " I never drink...wine " and lets his eyes linger on the young lady in the party. Excellent Dracula program...and I can't remember his name !
Maybe someone else knows..maybe there's a youtube , and we can see if the program's as good as I remember.
Yes, I think Angel programs qualify , and of course Angel / Demon programs ( or Angel / Fallen Angel ?)..lookin' at you B/A
I quite liked some of the stuff in Steigler / Zimmerman's Sorcerer's apprentice.
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I never quite "got" that Bestemianova/Bukin 'Rasputin' program. I heard they were quite voidy in other pro routines, too, but the only other programs I've seen from them are the 1985 Carmen FD and the 1988 FD (Tosca?). I greatly prefer those two to this Rasputin haha.
Originally Posted by blue dog
Does it have to be competitive programs? If EX number is okay, here is one.
Daisuke Takahashi EX 'Bachelorette' 2007-08 season:
He performs inhumanly throughout... Looking at slo-mo around 4:45-50, he seems holding an animal's head or something upon his ending posing.
This program and his EX version of 'eye' performed at DOI 2008 always make me feel uneasy...lol
Wicked Yankee Girl
If we're including Exhibition programs, Nancy Kerrigan used to host an annual Halloween On Ice extravaganza that was a treasure trove of the good, the bad & the ugly in supernatural programs.
Here Nancy discusses creating it:
Kurt Browning doing Monster Mash
Vampire Suites & Enigma from Sabovcik & Gia Guddat
Sabovcik Welcome to My Nightmare from Halloween on Ice
Usova & Platov do the Addams Family at Halloween on Ice
Kerrigan herself doing Black Magic Woman
I think supernatural themes of various sorts have worked well in the past and will again!
From a different show in Russia
Yagudin with a Russian Pop singer skate to Thriller
And I don't think anyone has yet posted this competitve program of Abitbol and Bernadis Angel & Devil
klimova & ponomarenko's "dracula" is the piece de resistance of supernatural themes for me!