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. Richard Alston

    Choreographer Richard Alston was Rambert's Artistic Director 1986-1992.
  2. Mark Baldwin

    Mark first danced with Rambert in 1979 and in 2002 was appointed Artistic Director.
  3. Andy Brentnall

    Andy Brentnall talks about Rambert from a supporter’s perspective.
  4. Shirley Rees Edwards

    Shirley Rees Edwards talks about her career with Rambert from 1949 to 1953.
  5. 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.)
  6. Jane Pritchard

    Jane Pritchard was Rambert’s first archivist (1982-2005).
  7. June Sandbrook and Jenny Kelly

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

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

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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