Carolyn Bolton

From: Columbia, South Carolina USA

Joined Rambert: 2013

Previous companies: Wideman/Davis Dance Company, USC Dance Company, Spartanburg Ballet, Unbound Dance Company

Training: Béjart Ballet Lausanne, University of South Carolina, Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance, South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities

Rambert highlight: Performing as Guest Artist with Julie Cunningham and Company at the Barbican in May 2018.

Career Highlights: In 2013 Carolyn danced for Queen Elizabeth II at the opening ceremony of Rambert’s new building in the South Bank. Since joining Rambert Carolyn has had the privilege of dancing roles in Merce Cunningham’s Sounddance and The Event staged by Jeannie Steele.  She has performed works by Ashley Page, Tim Rushton, Christopher Bruce, Itzik Galili and Vaslav Nijinksy and has also created roles in works by Mark Baldwin including Dark Arteries and The Strange Charm of Mother Nature, Shobana Jeyasignh’s Terra Incognita, and Ben Duke’s Goat. In 2017 she performed at the Operaestate Festival Veneto Bassano del Grappa and has since performed as a guest artist with Julie Cunningham and Company for their 2018 season at the Barbican.

Other Info: Carolyn’s works have been performed during Resolution at The Place, Mbulelo Ndabeni’s N’da Dance Company’s NAY triple bill at Rich Mix, The Lowry as part of The Future, National Theatre’s Riverstage 2017, and Rambert’s choreographic platforms New Choreography and In the Making.

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