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. Val Bourne

    Val Bourne talks about her role as publicity officer at Rambert from 1966 to 1976.
  4. Ralph Koltai

    Designer Ralph Koltai recalls his work for Rambert between 1958 and 1977.
  5. June Sandbrook and Jenny Kelly

    June Sandbrook and Jenny Kelly were Rambert dancers during the 1950s and 1960s.
  6. Prue Skene

    Prue was Executive Director of Rambert, 1975-1986, and Chair of the Board, 2000-2009.

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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