Brass band powered dance, celebrating the music which endures as the legacy of the communities which mined the coalfields - the “dark arteries” - of Britain.
Rooster, the iconic dance to the music of the Rolling Stones. This 2014 production is Rooster’s first time on the UK stage for 13 years.
Choreographed by ground-breaking dance-maker Shobana Jeyasingh. Her distinctive style combines mathematical rhythmic patterns from classical Indian dance with contemporary movement.
Does Mother Nature dance? An insight into Rambert’s new piece, The Strange Charm of Mother Nature, featuring theoretical physicist Subodh Patil from CERN, and Rambert dancers.
A week-long programme of behind-the-scenes access to the daily life of Britain’s national dance company; 13 - 18 October 2014 rambert.org.uk/rambert_revealed
Four Elements from Lucinda Childs, renowned for her sleek minimalism and for turning the slightest movements into an intricate choreographic masterpiece.
What the audience thought of the revival premiere of Christopher Bruce’s Rooster, in February 2014. Rooster is touring the UK in 2014.
Barak Marshall’s The Castaways is a humorous and playful exploration of human nature. Touring now.
The Castaways rehearsal at Rambert’s Chiswick studios. Choreographer Barak Marshall’s darkly humorous tale of conflict and hope is touring the UK to fantastic audience reaction.
A showcase of the supreme talents of Rambert’s dancers, by former Scottish Ballet artisitic director Ashley Page.
Produced and performed by Rambert and staged by Jeannie Steele. By the late master of contemporary dance, Merce Cunningham, 1975.
Itzik Galili’s high energy work, SUB, a battlefield of relentlessly sparring testosterone.
SUB by Itzik Galili © 2009 Dansgroep Amsterdam. Used by permission.
Created by Tim Rushton, artistic director of Danish Dance Theatre, Monolith is inspired by mystical energies which haunt sites of man-made gathering places.
The Rambert version of Vaslav Nijinsky’s seminal short ballet. Considered to be one of the first modern ballets, L’Après-midi d’un faune caused a furore at its first performance 100 years ago.
Mark Baldwin’s What Wild Ecstasy, a brand new modern-day take on Nijinsky’s 100 year old L’Après-midi d’un faune. Set to a pulsing and feral score by Gavin Higgins.
From Mark Baldwin, set to a specially commissioned score by renowned British composer Julian Anderson and production design by one of Paris’ leading lights of contemporary art,
The chequer-board stage of Itzik Galili’s A Linha Curva is filled with rhythmic pulses and sexual tension, blended with a Brazilian style and contemporary dance technique.
Christopher Bruce, one of Britain’s best loved choreographers revives Hush, a light hearted and affectionate celebration of family life. Set to music by Bobby McFerrin and Yo-Yo Ma.
By Irish choreographer Marguerite Donlon, a collaboration with one of America’s most performed contemporary composers, Grammy award-winning Michael Daugherty.
With its electronic score by David Tudor and reflective silver pillows by Andy Warhol, RainForest is a wonderful artifact from the 1960s; first performed by Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Siegfried Idyll, filmed at Sadler’s Wells, 2012. Conducted by Music Director Paul Hoskins who has led the music at Rambert since 1996. Siegfried Idyll accompanies Paul Taylor’s Roses.
By American choreographer Paul Taylor. A tribute to love and relationships, Roses was first created in 1985 and is set to music by Richard Wagner and Heinrich Baermann.