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Roughcut

Choreographer: Richard Alston
Composer: Steve Reich
Set designer: Tim Hatley
Costume designer: Tim Hatley
Lighting designer: Peter Mumford
World premiere: 7 Dec 1990, Rambert Dance Company, Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne
Work note: Dedication: 'For Val with my love'.
Music title: New York Counterpoint (1985); Electric Counterpoint (1987)
Music details: Live music: amplified clarinet and tape (New York Counterpoint); electric guitar and tape (Electric Counterpoint)
Sponsors: 'Roughcut' was made possible by sponsorship from National Westminster Bank. Tim Hatley's designs for 'Roughcut' were made possible by the 1989 Linbury Prize for Stage Design, awarded by The Linbury Trust.
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0366

Performances

Date ↿⇂ Programme ↿⇂ Venue ↿⇂
7 Dec 1990
Evening
Signature | Embrace Tiger and Return to Mountain | Roughcut* Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne
19 Jul 1991
Evening
Dealing with Shadows | Opal Loop | La Chambre des Trois Paravents* | Roughcut Complexe sportif Val de l'Arc , Aix-en-Provence, France
20 Jul 1991
Evening
Dealing with Shadows | Opal Loop | La Chambre des Trois Paravents | Roughcut Complexe sportif Val de l'Arc , Aix-en-Provence, France
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
13 Mar 1992
Evening
Slippage | Island to Island | Winnsboro' Cotton Mill Blues* | Roughcut Anthony Hopkins Theatre, Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold
14 Mar 1992
Evening
Slippage | Island to Island | Winnsboro' Cotton Mill Blues | Roughcut Anthony Hopkins Theatre, Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold
13 Apr 1992
Evening
Completely Birdland | Plain Song | Roughcut Northcott Theatre, Exeter
14 Apr 1992
Evening
Completely Birdland | Plain Song | Roughcut Northcott Theatre, Exeter
15 Apr 1992
Evening
Completely Birdland | Plain Song | Roughcut Northcott Theatre, Exeter
12 Jun 1992
Evening
Completely Birdland | Cat's Eye* | Roughcut Bristol Old Vic
13 Jun 1992
Evening
Completely Birdland | Cat's Eye | Roughcut Bristol Old Vic
20 Jun 1992
Evening
Island to Island* | Still Dance* | Touchbase* | Roughcut Royalty Theatre, London
23 Jun 1992
Evening
Island to Island | Still Dance | Touchbase | Roughcut Royalty Theatre, London
24 Jun 1992
Evening
Island to Island | Still Dance | Touchbase | Roughcut Royalty Theatre, London
25 Jun 1992
Evening
Island to Island | Still Dance | Touchbase | Roughcut Royalty Theatre, London
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