Beach Birds

Choreographer: Merce Cunningham
Composer: John Cage
Set designer: Marsha Skinner
Costume designer: Marsha Skinner
Lighting designer: Marsha Skinner
Rambert premiere: 6 Jun 2000, Rambert Dance Company, Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
World premiere: 20 Jun 1991, Merce Cunningham Dance Company, Theater 11, Zurich, Switzerland
Duration: 28 minutes
Number of dancers: 11 dancers: 5 men, 6 women
Music title: FOUR^3 (1989)
Music details: Live music: The Merce Cunningham Trust calls for four musicians (one or two pianos, rainsticks, and violin or oscillator). Rambert has used three musicians playing piano and rainsticks.
Music note: The '3' in the music title should be superscript.
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0414

Performances

Date ↿⇂ Programme ↿⇂ Venue ↿⇂
6 Jun 2000
Evening
Beach Birds* | Pierrot Lunaire | Meeting Point Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
7 Jun 2000
Evening
Beach Birds | Pierrot Lunaire | Meeting Point Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
8 Jun 2000
Evening
Beach Birds | Pierrot Lunaire | Meeting Point Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
9 Jun 2000
Evening
Beach Birds | Pierrot Lunaire | Meeting Point Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
10 Jun 2000
Evening
Beach Birds | Pierrot Lunaire | Meeting Point Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
17 Jan 2001
Evening
Beach Birds | Sergeant Early's Dream | The Celebrated Soubrette Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield
18 Jan 2001
Evening
Beach Birds | Sergeant Early's Dream | The Celebrated Soubrette Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield
19 Jan 2001
Evening
Beach Birds | Sergeant Early's Dream | The Celebrated Soubrette Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield
20 Jan 2001
Evening
Beach Birds | Sergeant Early's Dream | The Celebrated Soubrette Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield
22 Feb 2001
Evening
Beach Birds | Ghost Dances | The Celebrated Soubrette His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen
23 Feb 2001
Evening
Beach Birds | Ghost Dances | The Celebrated Soubrette His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen
24 Feb 2001
Matinee
Beach Birds | Ghost Dances | The Celebrated Soubrette His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen
24 Feb 2001
Evening
Beach Birds | Ghost Dances | The Celebrated Soubrette His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen
19 Apr 2001
Evening
Meeting Point | Beach Birds | Rooster
20 Apr 2001
Evening
Meeting Point | Beach Birds | Rooster
21 Apr 2001
Evening
Meeting Point | Beach Birds | Rooster
22 Apr 2001
Evening
Meeting Point | Beach Birds | Rooster
2 May 2001
Evening
At Any Time* | Hurricane (A Pantomime)* | Beach Birds | Twin Suite 2* Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House, London
3 May 2001
Evening
At Any Time | Hurricane (A Pantomime) | Beach Birds | Twin Suite 2 Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House, London
4 May 2001
Evening
At Any Time | Hurricane (A Pantomime) | Beach Birds | Twin Suite 2 Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House, London
5 May 2001
Evening
At Any Time | Hurricane (A Pantomime) | Beach Birds | Twin Suite 2 Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House, London
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