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Rambert Dance Company

The Castaways: Barak Marshall Creates For Rambert

by Emilia & Linda on October 9, 2013

It’s a busy season for Rambert Dance Company: the company is getting ready to move to its new London home at the South Bank and is also premiering The Castaways, a new work by renowned US choreographer Barak Marshall. Named by the LA Times as a ‘Face to Watch’ (December 2012), Barak has choreographed all [...]

Rambert Dance Company: Labyrinth of Love in Images

by Emilia & Linda on October 16, 2012

In time for the London premiere of Labyrinth of Love at Sadler’s Wells tonight, we have below a selection of images – by the great Chris Nash – of the Rambert Dance Company in Marguerite Donlon’s hypnotic new piece, which is inspired by the prose and love poems of women like Mary Shelley and Elizabeth [...]

Photographer Alice Pennefather attended the Rambert’s general rehearsal last week and snapped the company in Nijinsky’s L’Après-midi d’un Faune and Mark Baldwin’s ferosh new work What Wild Ecstasy, both presented as part of the spring season at Sadler’s Wells: (Click on thumbnails to enlarge & see as slideshow) All Photos: © Alice Pennefather About Alice [...]

In time for the company’s last performances at Sadler’s Wells tonight, we have below a selection of images taken at the general rehearsal by Alice Pennefather. We also chatted to Mark Baldwin, who is celebrating 10 years as Rambert’s Artistic Director. Mark told us about the diversity of styles being presented in this current bill, [...]

Prix de Lausanne Diary – Last Days, Final Thoughts

by wschuster on February 7, 2012

Saturday, 4 February 2012 Leave it all on the (dance) floor! Having observed classical and contemporary classes (each counts for a quarter of the total score) the day prior, the Jury left the candidates on their own to warm up. Some used the raked studio space, others spent time in the warm-up area backstage, wrapped [...]

Rambert Dance Company are in town until Saturday with a programme that contrasts childlike innocence with the heavy traumas and conflicts from Tennessee Williams’s adult universe. There is plenty of historical interest in the evening’s first piece, Merce Cunningham‘s RainForest: this nature study was choreographed in the student protest year of 1968 in collaboration with [...]