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Four Elements

Choreographer: Lucinda Childs
Composer: Gavin Bryars
Set designer: Jennifer Bartlett
Costume designer: Jennifer Bartlett
Lighting designer: Howell Binkley
World premiere: 16 Nov 1990, Rambert Dance Company, Apollo Theatre
Scene/role note: Four sections: Water, Earth, Air, Fire.
Revival credits: 2014 revival: Assistant to Lucinda Childs: Amanda Britton
Music title: Four Elements (1990)
Music details: Live music: bass clarinet, alto saxophone, horn, flugelhorn, trombone, percussion (2), piano, electric keyboard, double bass
Music commissioned by Rambert: Yes
Sponsors: 'Four Elements' was made possible by the Prudential Award for the Arts 1989. Rambert Dance Company gratefully acknowledges financial support from Edwin Cohen and the Echoing Green Foundation towards Jennifer Bartlett's designs for this work.
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0365

Performances

Date ↿⇂ Programme ↿⇂ Venue ↿⇂
16 Nov 1990
Evening
Doubles | Four Elements* | Currulao Apollo Theatre, Oxford
11 Oct 1991
Evening
Four Elements | Completely Birdland* | Embarque Haymarket Theatre, Leicester
12 Oct 1991
Evening
Four Elements | Completely Birdland | Embarque Haymarket Theatre, Leicester
22 Oct 1991
Evening
Four Elements | Completely Birdland | Roughcut Royalty Theatre, London
23 Oct 1991
Evening
Four Elements | Completely Birdland | Roughcut Royalty Theatre, London
24 Oct 1991
Evening
Four Elements | Completely Birdland | Roughcut Royalty Theatre, London
20 Nov 1991
Evening
Four Elements | Completely Birdland | Roughcut Apollo Theatre, Oxford
21 Nov 1991
Evening
Four Elements | Completely Birdland | Roughcut Apollo Theatre, Oxford
20 May 2014
Evening
Four Elements | Rooster | Dutiful Ducks | Sounddance Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
21 May 2014
Evening
Four Elements | Rooster | Dutiful Ducks | Sounddance Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
22 May 2014
Evening
Four Elements | Rooster | Dutiful Ducks | Sounddance Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
23 May 2014
Evening
Four Elements | Rooster | Dutiful Ducks | Sounddance Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
24 May 2014
Evening
Four Elements | Rooster | Dutiful Ducks | Sounddance Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
24 Sep 2014
Evening
Four Elements | The Strange Charm of Mother Nature* | Rooster Theatre Royal, Plymouth
25 Sep 2014
Evening
Four Elements | The Strange Charm of Mother Nature | Rooster Theatre Royal, Plymouth
26 Sep 2014
Evening
Four Elements | The Strange Charm of Mother Nature | Rooster Theatre Royal, Plymouth
30 Oct 2014
Evening
Four Elements | The Strange Charm of Mother Nature | Rooster Theatre Royal, Bath
31 Oct 2014
Matinee
Four Elements | The Strange Charm of Mother Nature | Rooster Theatre Royal, Bath
31 Oct 2014
Evening
Four Elements | The Strange Charm of Mother Nature | Rooster Theatre Royal, Bath
1 Nov 2014
Matinee
Four Elements | The Strange Charm of Mother Nature | Rooster Theatre Royal, Bath
1 Nov 2014
Evening
Four Elements | The Strange Charm of Mother Nature | Rooster Theatre Royal, Bath
6 Nov 2014
Evening
Four Elements | The Strange Charm of Mother Nature | Rooster Theatre Royal, Norwich
7 Nov 2014
Evening
Four Elements | The Strange Charm of Mother Nature | Rooster Theatre Royal, Norwich
12 May 2015
Evening
Frames | Four Elements | Dark Arteries* Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
13 May 2015
Evening
Frames | Four Elements | Dark Arteries Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
14 May 2015
Evening
Frames | Four Elements | Dark Arteries Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
15 May 2015
Evening
Frames | Four Elements | Dark Arteries Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
16 May 2015
Evening
Frames | Four Elements | Dark Arteries Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
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