Thu 15 Jan 1953, 7.30pm, Connaught Theatre, Worthing

Les Sylphides

Choreographer: Michel Fokine
Composer: Frédéric Chopin
Music note: Danced to live music


Nocturne Beryl Goldwyn
Nocturne Noreen Sopwith
Nocturne Shirley Rees
Nocturne Alexander Bennett
Nocturne Mary Munro
Nocturne Ann Horn
Nocturne Gillian Martlew
Nocturne Christine Haughton
Nocturne Thelma Litster
Nocturne Valerie Marsh
Nocturne Siv Einrem
Nocturne Patricia Ashworth
Nocturne Joanna Bowers
Nocturne Margaret Black
Valse Noreen Sopwith
Mazurka Alexander Bennett
Mazurka Beryl Goldwyn
Prelude Shirley Rees
Grande Valse Beryl Goldwyn
Grande Valse Alexander Bennett
Conductor Joseph Vandernoot

Past Recalled

Choreographer: Jack Carter
Composer: Ernest Bloch
Premiere type: Rambert premiere
Music note: Danced to live music


The Man Norman Dixon
Himself as a Child Patricia Ashworth
His Mother Gillian Martlew
The Woman Noreen Sopwith
Her Friend Shirley Rees
Her Friend Siv Einrem
Her Friend John Chesworth
Her Friend Russell Kerr
Her Friend Audrey Brookes
A Casual Encounter Christine Haughton
Piano Reginald Halcrow
Solo Violin Bryan Gipps


Choreographer: Walter Gore
Composer: Gioacchino Rossini
Music note: Danced to live music


Dancer Beryl Goldwyn
Dancer Alexander Bennett
Dancer Mary Munro
Dancer Cecil Bates
Dancer Audrey Brookes
Dancer Shirley Dixon
Dancer Shirley Rees
Dancer John Chesworth
Conductor Joseph Vandernoot

The Gala Performance

Choreographer: Antony Tudor
Composer: Sergei Prokofiev
Music note: Danced to live music


La Reine de la Danse (from Moscow) Noreen Sopwith
La Déese de la Danse (from Milan) Gillian Martlew
La Fille de Terpsichore (from Paris) Beryl Goldwyn
Cavalier Cecil Bates
Cavalier Alexander Bennett
Cavalier Norman Dixon
Coryphée Mary Munro
Coryphée Shirley Rees
Coryphée Josephine Spaull
Coryphée Thelma Litster
Coryphée Audrey Brookes
Coryphée Ann Horn
Conductor John Chesworth
Dresser Christine Haughton
Conductor Joseph Vandernoot
Source: Programme for 12-17 January 1953 in the Rambert Archive
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