Dancing Day

Choreographer: Christopher Bruce
Composer: Gustav Holst
Costume designer: Christopher Bruce, Pamela Marre
Lighting designer: Paul Taylor
Rambert premiere: 17 Jul 1981, Ballet Rambert, Teatro Malibran, Venezia
World premiere: 23 Jan 1981, Students of the Rambert Academy, Rambert Academy, Twickenham, London, UK
Work note: First performed by students of the Rambert Academy on 23 January 1981. The work was subsequently taken into the Ballet Rambert repertoire.
Production note: In the programme, Christopher Bruce is credited as 'scenery'.
Music title: Four Songs for Voice and Violin Op.33; This I Have Done for my True Love Op.34; Jesu, Thou the Virgin-born (Op.20B) (1916-17)
Music details: Live music: voice and violin
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0306


Date Programme Venue
17 Jul 1981
Dancing Day* | Lonely Town, Lonely Street (duet) | Rainbow Ripples | The Rite of Spring: Pictures of Pagan Russia Teatro Malibran, Venezia, Italy
6 Aug 1987
Dipping Wings (Continual Departing) | Dancing Day | Strong Language* Big Top, Battersea Park, London
20 Nov 1987
Dancing Day | Dutiful Ducks | Septet* | Strong Language Theatre Royal, Glasgow
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