Rambert Voices

For this oral history project, 36 people from eight decades of Rambert’s history were interviewed about their involvement in and experience of the Company. They include dancers, choreographers, artistic directors, music directors, members of staff, a conductor, a stage designer, a television producer, an audience member, and Marie Rambert’s grandson. Their recollections span from 1941 to 2017.

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  1. Joan Booth

    As Marie Rambert's assistant, Joan Booth was on Ballet Rambert's post-war tour to Germany in 1945.
  2. Christopher Bruce

    Choreographer Christopher Bruce was Rambert's Artistic Director 1994-2002.
  3. Shirley Rees Edwards

    Shirley Rees Edwards talks about her career with Rambert from 1949 to 1953.
  4. Adam Gatehouse and Nicoline Nystrom

    Adam Gatehouse was Music Director 1974-1978; Nicoline Nystrom was a dancer in the 1950s and 1960s. (Content advice: strong language.)
  5. Beryl Goldwyn

    Beryl Goldwyn joined Ballet Rambert in 1949 and danced many principal roles.
  6. Keith Hodiak

    Keith Hodiak danced with Rambert from 1972 to 1975.
  7. Ronald Hynd

    Ronald Hynd recalls his days as a student and dancer at Rambert from the 1940s.
  8. Dreas Reyneke

    Dreas Reyneke was a Rambert dancer from 1962 to 1972.
  9. June Sandbrook and Jenny Kelly

    June Sandbrook and Jenny Kelly were Rambert dancers during the 1950s and 1960s.
  10. Jonathan (Jack) Taylor

    Jonathan (Jack) Taylor was a dancer and choreographer with Rambert, 1960-1974. (Content advice: strong language.)
  11. John Webley and Kenneth Bannerman

    John Webley was an administrator and Kenneth Bannerman a dancer with Rambert from the 1950s on.
  12. Glenn Wilkinson

    Glenn Wilkinson talks about his 17 years as a Rambert dancer and teacher.

Interviewer: Claire Izzard; filmmaker: Paul Izzard. With assistance of the oral history volunteers: Alison, Christine, Fiona, Georgina, Jo, Joy, Leslie, Lyndsay, Mary, Mil, Paula, Peter, Rosie, Ruth.

Rambert Voices is part of Rambert at 90, a project marking the company's 90th anniversary, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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