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William Chappell

Biography: Dancer with Marie Rambert Dancers (later Ballet Club, later Ballet Rambert) 1928-1937, 1946; choreographer, set designer and costume designer
Archive catalogue: DS/UK/706

Works

Atlanta of the East
Antony Tudor, 1933
Bar aux Folies-Bergère
Ninette de Valois, 1934
Bartlemas Dances
Walter Gore, 1941
Le Boxing
Susan Salaman, 1931
Capriol Suite
Frederick Ashton, 1930
Étrange
Andrée Howard, 1938
Foyer de Danse
Frederick Ashton, 1932
Lady of Shalott
Frederick Ashton, 1931
Leda
Frederick Ashton, Marie Rambert, 1928
Leda and the Swan
Frederick Ashton, Marie Rambert, 1930
Lysistrata
Antony Tudor, 1932
Mercury
Frederick Ashton, 1931
Paramour
Antony Tudor, 1934
Passionate Pavane
Frederick Ashton, 1930/1936
La Péri
Frederick Ashton, 1931
La Peri
Frank Staff, 1938
Récamier
Frederick Ashton, 1932/1933
Le Rugby
Susan Salaman, 1930
Saudade do Brésil
Frederick Ashton, 1930
The Tartans
Frank Staff, 1938
The Tartans (Dances on a Scottish Theme)
Frederick Ashton, 1930/1931
The Warrior
Marie Rambert, Harold Turner, 1928

Performances

Date ↿⇂ Dance Work ↿⇂ Role ↿⇂ Venue ↿⇂
23 Jun 1927
Evening
The Fairy Queen (dances in the opera)* Dance of Monkeys Rudolf Steiner Hall, London
24 Jun 1927
Evening
The Fairy Queen (dances in the opera)* Dance of Monkeys Rudolf Steiner Hall, London
9 Mar 1928
Evening
Nymphs and Shepherds Passepied The Arts Theatre Club, London
9 Mar 1928
Matinee
Nymphs and Shepherds Passepied The Arts Theatre Club, London
9 Mar 1928
Evening
The Top* Dancer The Arts Theatre Club, London
9 Mar 1928
Matinee
The Top* Dancer The Arts Theatre Club, London
9 Mar 1928
Evening
Nymphs and Shepherds Courante The Arts Theatre Club, London
9 Mar 1928
Matinee
Nymphs and Shepherds Courante The Arts Theatre Club, London
10 Mar 1928
Time unknown
Nymphs and Shepherds Courante Mercury Theatre, London
10 Mar 1928
Time unknown
Nymphs and Shepherds Passepied Mercury Theatre, London
10 Jul 1928
Matinee
Leda* Ganimede Apollo Theatre, London
25 Feb 1930
Matinee
Entrée de Cupidon Dancer Lyric Hammersmith, London
25 Feb 1930
Matinee
Capriol Suite* Mattachins Lyric Hammersmith, London
25 Feb 1930
Matinee
Capriol Suite* Basse-danse Lyric Hammersmith, London
25 Feb 1930
Matinee
Our Lady's Juggler* His Companion Lyric Hammersmith, London
25 Feb 1930
Matinee
Capriol Suite* Pieds-en-l'air Lyric Hammersmith, London
25 Feb 1930
Matinee
Leda and the Swan* Second Zephyr Lyric Hammersmith, London
23 Jun 1930
Evening
Capriol Suite Mattachins Lyric Hammersmith, London
23 Jun 1930
Evening
Our Lady's Juggler His Companion Lyric Hammersmith, London
23 Jun 1930
Evening
Capriol Suite Basse-danse Lyric Hammersmith, London
23 Jun 1930
Evening
Leda and the Swan Second Zephyr Lyric Hammersmith, London
23 Jun 1930
Evening
Capriol Suite Pieds-en-l'air Lyric Hammersmith, London
8 Jul 1930
Matinee
Capriol Suite Pieds-en-l'air New Scala Theatre, London
8 Jul 1930
Matinee
Capriol Suite Mattachins New Scala Theatre, London
8 Jul 1930
Matinee
Capriol Suite Basse-danse New Scala Theatre, London
15 Sep 1930
Evening
The Ballet of Mars and Venus Mars Gaumont Theatre, Southampton
24 Nov 1930
Evening
The Ballet of Mars and Venus Mars Opera House, Manchester
20 Dec 1930
Evening
Carnaval* First Guest Lyric Hammersmith, London
20 Dec 1930
Evening
Capriol Suite Pieds-en-l'air Lyric Hammersmith, London
20 Dec 1930
Evening
Capriol Suite Mattachins Lyric Hammersmith, London
20 Dec 1930
Evening
Capriol Suite Basse-danse Lyric Hammersmith, London
20 Dec 1930
Evening
Cricket* The Batsman Lyric Hammersmith, London
22 Dec 1930
Evening
Capriol Suite Pieds-en-l'air Lyric Hammersmith, London
22 Dec 1930
Evening
Cricket The Batsman Lyric Hammersmith, London
22 Dec 1930
Evening
Carnaval First Guest Lyric Hammersmith, London
22 Dec 1930
Evening
Capriol Suite Mattachins Lyric Hammersmith, London
22 Dec 1930
Evening
Capriol Suite Basse-danse Lyric Hammersmith, London
3 Jan 1931
Evening
Capriol Suite Mattachins Lyric Hammersmith, London
3 Jan 1931
Evening
Cricket The Batsman Lyric Hammersmith, London
3 Jan 1931
Evening
Capriol Suite Basse-danse Lyric Hammersmith, London
3 Jan 1931
Evening
Capriol Suite Pieds-en-l'air Lyric Hammersmith, London
3 Jan 1931
Evening
Carnaval First Guest Lyric Hammersmith, London
5 Jan 1931
Evening
Capriol Suite Basse-danse Lyric Hammersmith, London
5 Jan 1931
Evening
Capriol Suite Tordion Lyric Hammersmith, London
5 Jan 1931
Evening
Cricket The Batsman Lyric Hammersmith, London
5 Jan 1931
Evening
Rugby The Rugby Player Lyric Hammersmith, London
5 Jan 1931
Evening
Capriol Suite Pieds-en-l'air Lyric Hammersmith, London
5 Jan 1931
Evening
Capriol Suite Pavane Lyric Hammersmith, London
5 Jan 1931
Evening
Carnaval Florestan Lyric Hammersmith, London
5 Jan 1931
Evening
Capriol Suite Mattachins Lyric Hammersmith, London
16 Feb 1931
Evening
Le Cricket Batsman Mercury Theatre, London
16 Feb 1931
Evening
Aurora's Wedding Her Page Mercury Theatre, London
16 Feb 1931
Evening
Dances from Carnaval Pantalon Mercury Theatre, London
16 Feb 1931
Evening
Le Boxing* American Champion Mercury Theatre, London
20 Apr 1931
Evening
Mars and Venus Mars Mercury Theatre, London
20 Apr 1931
Evening
Le Cricket Batsman Mercury Theatre, London
20 Apr 1931
Evening
L'Après-midi d'un faune* The Faun Mercury Theatre, London
4 May 1931
Evening
Façade* Popular Song Mercury Theatre, London
4 May 1931
Evening
Façade* Jodelling Song Mercury Theatre, London
15 Jun 1931
Evening
Waterloo and the Crimea* Corporal Lyric Hammersmith, London
15 Jun 1931
Evening
L'Après-midi d'un faune The Faun Lyric Hammersmith, London
15 Jun 1931
Evening
Waterloo and the Crimea* Soldier Lyric Hammersmith, London
15 Jun 1931
Evening
Mars and Venus Mars Lyric Hammersmith, London
22 Jun 1931
Evening
Mercury* Apollo Lyric Hammersmith, London
10 Oct 1931
Evening
Mars and Venus Mars New Theatre, London
10 Oct 1931
Evening
Capriol Suite Pavane New Theatre, London
10 Oct 1931
Evening
Capriol Suite Pieds-en-l'air New Theatre, London
10 Oct 1931
Evening
Capriol Suite Mattachins New Theatre, London
12 Nov 1931
Evening
Cross-Garter'd* Fabian Mercury Theatre, London
12 Nov 1931
Evening
Lac des Cygnes His Friend Mercury Theatre, London
12 Nov 1931
Evening
Lady of Shalott* Reaper Mercury Theatre, London
12 Nov 1931
Evening
Mercury Apollo Mercury Theatre, London
20 Mar 1932
Evening
Façade Popular Song Mercury Theatre, London
20 Mar 1932
Evening
Aurora's Wedding Grand Pas de Fées Mercury Theatre, London
20 Mar 1932
Evening
Lysistrata or The Strike of Wives* Husband to Calonice Mercury Theatre, London
20 Mar 1932
Evening
Mars and Venus Mars Mercury Theatre, London
20 Mar 1932
Evening
Aurora's Wedding Florestan Mercury Theatre, London
20 Mar 1932
Evening
Façade Yodelling Song Mercury Theatre, London
9 Oct 1932
Evening
The Shepherd's Wooing (from 'The Gods go a-begging') Dancer Mercury Theatre, London
9 Oct 1932
Evening
L'Après-midi d'un faune The Faun Mercury Theatre, London
27 Nov 1932
Evening
Le Spectre de la Rose The Rose Mercury Theatre, London
27 Nov 1932
Evening
''Desperate Blues''* Dancer Mercury Theatre, London
27 Nov 1932
Evening
Mars and Venus Mars Mercury Theatre, London
27 Nov 1932
Evening
The Shepherd's Wooing (from 'The Gods go a-begging') Dancer Mercury Theatre, London
1 Jan 1933
Evening
Aurora's Wedding Grand Pas de Fées Mercury Theatre, London
1 Jan 1933
Evening
Aurora's Wedding Florestan Mercury Theatre, London
1 Jan 1933
Evening
Mercury Apollo Mercury Theatre, London
7 May 1933
Evening
Pavane pour une Infante Défunte* Dancer Mercury Theatre, London
29 Oct 1933
Evening
Foyer de Danse Un Abonné Mercury Theatre, London
29 Oct 1933
Evening
Pavane pour une Infante Défunte Dancer Mercury Theatre, London
29 Oct 1933
Evening
Our Lady's Juggler* A Cobbler Mercury Theatre, London
31 Dec 1933
Evening
Les Masques (ou, Changement de Dames) A Personage Mercury Theatre, London
31 Dec 1933
Evening
L'Après-midi d'un faune The Faun Mercury Theatre, London
31 Dec 1933
Evening
Récamier* Pas de Quatre Mercury Theatre, London
31 Dec 1933
Evening
Le Boxing American Champion Mercury Theatre, London
4 Mar 1934
Evening
Mermaid* The Prince Mercury Theatre, London
22 Apr 1934
Evening
Carnaval Pantalon Mercury Theatre, London
22 Apr 1934
Evening
Mermaid The Prince Mercury Theatre, London
15 May 1934
Evening
Mermaid Prince Mercury Theatre, London
15 May 1934
Evening
Bar aux Folies-Bergère* Adolphe Mercury Theatre, London
13 Jun 1934
Evening
Bar aux Folies-Bergère Adolphe Mercury Theatre, London
13 Jun 1934
Evening
Mermaid Prince Mercury Theatre, London
28 Oct 1934
Evening
Capriol Suite Pieds-en-l'Air Mercury Theatre, London
28 Oct 1934
Evening
Capriol Suite Pavane Mercury Theatre, London
28 Oct 1934
Evening
The Planets* Mortal born under Venus (The Lover) Mercury Theatre, London
28 Oct 1934
Evening
Capriol Suite Mattachins Mercury Theatre, London
4 Feb 1935
Evening
Façade Popular Song Duke of York's Theatre, London
4 Feb 1935
Evening
Foyer de Danse Un Abonné Duke of York's Theatre, London
4 Feb 1935
Evening
Façade Jodelling Song Duke of York's Theatre, London
4 Feb 1935
Evening
The Planets Mortal born under Venus (The Lover) Duke of York's Theatre, London
4 Feb 1935
Evening
L'Après-midi d'un faune The Faun Duke of York's Theatre, London
4 Feb 1935
Evening
Valentine's Eve* Sylvestre Duke of York's Theatre, London
10 Nov 1935
Evening
The Planets Mortal born under Venus (The Lover) Mercury Theatre, London
9 Jun 1936
Evening
Valses Nobles et Sentimentales Sylvestre Birmingham Repertory Theatre
9 Jun 1936
Evening
The Planets Mortal born under Venus (The Lover) Birmingham Repertory Theatre
9 Jun 1936
Evening
L'Après-midi d'un faune The Faun Birmingham Repertory Theatre
9 Jun 1936
Evening
Mermaid The Prince Birmingham Repertory Theatre
10 Jun 1936
Evening
Mermaid The Prince Birmingham Repertory Theatre
10 Jun 1936
Evening
L'Après-midi d'un faune The Faun Birmingham Repertory Theatre
10 Jun 1936
Evening
The Planets Mortal born under Venus (The Lover) Birmingham Repertory Theatre
10 Jun 1936
Evening
Valses Nobles et Sentimentales Sylvestre Birmingham Repertory Theatre
12 Jun 1936
Evening
Valses Nobles et Sentimentales Sylvestre Birmingham Repertory Theatre
13 Jun 1936
Evening
Valses Nobles et Sentimentales Sylvestre Birmingham Repertory Theatre
8 Nov 1936
Evening
Façade Popular Song Mercury Theatre, London
8 Nov 1936
Evening
The Planets Mortal born under Venus (The Lover) Mercury Theatre, London
8 Nov 1936
Evening
Façade Yodelling Song Mercury Theatre, London
29 Nov 1936
Evening
The Planets Mortal born under Venus (The Lover) Mercury Theatre, London
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