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Longevity

Choreographer: Gary Lambert
Recording artist: Martin Luther King Jr.
Lighting designer: Malcolm Glanville
World premiere: 21 Mar 1990, Rambert Dance Company, Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
Work note: Dedication: 'Martin Luther King was assasinated on April 4 1968. This piece is dedicated to his memory.'
Number of dancers: 2 men
Music details: Recorded text: Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I Have A Dream' speech (28 August 1963)
Sponsors: Four individuals were nominated for the Digital Dance Premiere Award 1989 for an Outstanding Contribution to Current British Dance. Richard Alston has chosen to use his cheque for the nomination to make 'Longevity' possible and we are grateful to Digital Equipment Company Ltd. for their continuing support.
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0363

Performances

Date Programme Venue
21 Mar 1990
Evening
Embarque | Longevity* | Embrace Tiger and Return to Mountain | Strong Language Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
Made by Palace