Development Strategy of Gedruk Dance in Kuda Kepang Art in Kisaran, Sumatera Utara
|Issue||Vol 3 No 4 (2020): Talenta Conference Series: Local Wisdom, Social, and Arts (LWSA)|
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|Keywords:||gedruk strategy development art|
Gedruk dance is one of the traditional Javanese performing arts that accentuates the dancers' stomping. The term Gedruk comes from the word "Gedroek" which means stomping the feet. The dancers' stomping in the show is heard clinking and creates a lively and festive atmosphere. In Kisaran, Gedruk performances are interested in by Javanese and other tribes. Gedruk performance is accompanied by a set of musical instruments consisting of drums, saron, demung, bonang, kenong, angklung, selompret and gong. The Gedruk dance is performed at the same time as the kuda kepang show. This art is displayed at family celebrations, circumcisions, weddings and other celebrations. This study identifies strategies to develop Gedruk Dance in kuda kepang show in Kisaran, Sumatera Utara. The ways to develop it which are packaged as attractive as possible, then socialized and introduced to the wider community. This research uses qualitative research methods, data collection uses snowball sampling technique by conducting observations, interviews, and documentation. In data analysis, this study was guided by the data analysis techniques by Spreadly (1997), namely domain analysis, observation analysis and taxonomic analysis. The excitement of clinking the feet of the dancers and performing simultaneous and regular movements with various buto masks makes the audience amazed and fascinated. Through research, it is known how to develop the art of the Gedruk dance so that it is interested by Javanese people in Kisaran.