The Golden Section

Choreographer: Twyla Tharp
Composer: David Byrne
Lyricist: David Byrne
Set designer: Santo Loquasto
Lighting designer: Jennifer Tipton, Malcolm Glanville
Rambert premiere: 6 May 1999, Rambert Dance Company, Derngate, Northampton
World premiere: 8 Nov 1983, Twyla Tharp Dance, Bass Concert Hall, University of Texas, Austin, Texas, USA
Work note: 'The Golden Section' is the final section of Tharp's evening-length work 'The Catherine Wheel' (premiere: 22 September 1981).
Production note: Set and costumes based on the original designs; lighting design recreated by Malcolm Glanville.
Duration: 16 minutes
Number of dancers: 13 dancers
Music title: Five Golden Sections (1981); What a Day That Was (1981); Big Blue Plymouth (1981); Light Bath (1981)
Music details: Recorded music
Music note: Music credit reads: 'Music composed, produced and performed by David Byrne'.
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0405

Performances

Date ⇃⇂ Programme ↿⇂ Venue ↿⇂
6 May 1999
Evening
Embarque | Four Scenes | The Golden Section* Derngate, Northampton
7 Mar 2000
Evening
Greymatter | Ghost Dances | The Golden Section Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
8 Mar 2000
Evening
Greymatter | Ghost Dances | The Golden Section Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
11 Apr 2000
Evening
Greymatter | Ghost Dances | The Golden Section Grand Theatre Leeds
12 Apr 2000
Evening
Greymatter | Ghost Dances | The Golden Section Grand Theatre Leeds
13 Apr 2000
Evening
Greymatter | Ghost Dances | The Golden Section Grand Theatre Leeds
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