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. Ronald Hynd

    Ronald Hynd recalls his days as a student and dancer at Rambert from the 1940s.
  5. Lindsay Kemp

    Choreographer and performer Lindsay Kemp collaborated on landmark 1970s Rambert productions. (Content advice: strong language.)
  6. 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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