Robert North (1945-)

Biography: Associate Choreographer of Ballet Rambert 1975-1981; Artistic Director of Ballet Rambert 1981-1985; dancer with Ballet Rambert 1981-1985.
 
Robert North was a student at the Central School of Arts before going on to study at the Royal Ballet School and the London School of Contemporary Dance (1965-1967). He was a founding member of London Contemporary Dance Theatre in 1967. North became Associate Choreographer of Ballet Rambert in 1975 before being appointed Artistic Director in 1981. While Artistic Director, he created six works for the company and restaged three earlier works.
 
After leaving Ballet Rambert in 1986, North went on to create works for Batsheva Dance Company, English National Ballet, Geneva Ballet and Royal Danish Ballet. He was Ballet Director at Turin (1990-1991), Artistic Director of Gothenburg Ballet (1991-1998), Ballet Director at Verona (1997-1999), and Artistic Director of Scottish Ballet (1999-2002).
Archive catalogue: DS/UK/14

Works

Colour Moves
Robert North, 1983
Death and the Maiden
Robert North, 1980/1984
Entre dos Aguas
Robert North, 1984
Light and Shade
Robert North, 1985
Lonely Town, Lonely Street
Robert North, 1980/1981
Pribaoutki ('A Telling')
Robert North, 1982
Reflections
Robert North, 1976
Running Figures
Robert North, 1975
Scriabin Preludes
Robert North, 1978/1982

Performances

Date ↿⇂ Dance Work ↿⇂ Role ⇃⇂ Venue ↿⇂
3 Feb 1983
Evening
Chicago Brass* 1st Movement Birmingham Repertory Theatre
18 Mar 1982
Evening
Airs* 2nd Movement Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
27 Jul 1982
Evening
Airs 2nd Movement Big Top, Battersea Park, London
3 Feb 1983
Evening
Chicago Brass* 2nd Movement Birmingham Repertory Theatre
3 Feb 1983
Evening
Chicago Brass* 3rd Movement Birmingham Repertory Theatre
18 Mar 1982
Evening
Airs* 6th & 7th Movements Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
27 Jul 1982
Evening
Airs 6th & 7th Movements Big Top, Battersea Park, London
17 Jul 1981
Evening
Lonely Town, Lonely Street (duet) Dancer Teatro Malibran, Venezia, Italy
16 Oct 1981
Evening
Lonely Town, Lonely Street* Dancer Grand Theatre Leeds
18 Mar 1982
Evening
Lonely Town, Lonely Street Dancer Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
27 Jul 1982
Evening
Lonely Town, Lonely Street Dancer Big Top, Battersea Park, London
10 Dec 1982
Evening
Scriabin Preludes* Dancer Empire Theatre, Liverpool
11 Feb 1983
Evening
Fielding Sixes* Dancer Opera Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
1 Sep 1983
Evening
Colour Moves* Dancer King's Theatre, Edinburgh
9 Feb 1984
Evening
Entre Dos Aguas* Dancer Opera Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
17 May 1984
Evening
Entre Dos Aguas Dancer Theatre Royal, Brighton
5 Oct 1984
Evening
Colour Moves Dancer Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
16 Nov 1984
Evening
Voices and Light Footsteps Dancer Theatre Royal, Bath
16 Nov 1984
Evening
Voices and Light Footsteps Dancer Theatre Royal, Bath
16 Nov 1984
Evening
Death and the Maiden* Dancer Theatre Royal, Bath
16 Nov 1984
Evening
Voices and Light Footsteps Dancer Theatre Royal, Bath
8 Feb 1985
Evening
Entre Dos Aguas Dancer Palace Theatre, Manchester
13 Mar 1985
Evening
Death and the Maiden Dancer Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
9 May 1985
Evening
Light and Shade* Dancer Theatre Royal, Brighton
26 Jul 1985
Evening
Java* Dancer Big Top, Battersea Park, London
28 Jun 1982
Evening
The Kitchen Table* Father Theatre Royal, Bristol
10 Dec 1982
Evening
The Kitchen Table Father Empire Theatre, Liverpool
18 Mar 1982
Evening
Ghost Dances Ghost Dancer Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
11 Mar 1982
Evening
Berlin Requiem* God in Mahagonny Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
10 Dec 1982
Evening
Requiem God in Mahagonny Empire Theatre, Liverpool
11 Mar 1982
Evening
Berlin Requiem* Great Hymn of Thanksgiving Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
10 Dec 1982
Evening
Requiem Great Hymn of Thanksgiving Empire Theatre, Liverpool
13 Mar 1985
Evening
Mythologies* Hatsenas Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
6 May 1982
Evening
Pribaoutki* Minotaur Theatre Royal, Brighton
28 Jun 1982
Evening
Pribaoutki ('A Telling') Minotaur Theatre Royal, Bristol
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