Night Island

Choreographer: Rudi van Dantzig
Composer: Claude Debussy
Set designer: Toer van Schayk
Costume designer: Toer van Schayk
Rambert premiere: 1 Dec 1966, Ballet Rambert, Jeannetta Cochrane Theatre, London
World premiere: 20 Jan 1955, Dutch National Ballet, Theatre Royal, The Hague, The Netherlands
Work note: Inspired by 'The Dialogue of Self and Soul' by W. B. Yeats.
Production note: Toer van Schayk is credited as 'designer'.
Number of dancers: 4 dancers
Music title: Six épigraphes antiques
Music details: Recorded music
Music note: The taped version of Debussy's score was orchestrated by Ernest Ansermet.
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0193


Date Programme Venue
1 Dec 1966
Numéros | Night Island* | Judgment of Paris | Diversities | Lilac Garden Jeannetta Cochrane Theatre, London
13 Nov 1967
Night Island | Freefall* | Hazard Jeannetta Cochrane Theatre, London
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