''for those who die as cattle''

Choreographer: Christopher Bruce
Set designer: Nadine Baylis
Costume designer: Nadine Baylis
Lighting designer: Richard Caswell
World premiere: 9 Mar 1972, Ballet Rambert, Young Vic Theatre, London
Work note: Created for Ballet Rambert's 'Dance for New Dimensions' programme of works designed for thrust (open) stages. The title is a line from Wilfred Owen's poem 'Anthem for Doomed Youth'. In later performances, the punctuation of the title was changed to '… for those who die as cattle'.
Production note: Nadine Baylis is credited as 'design'.
Sponsors: Commissioned by Ballet Rambert with funds provided by the Arts Council of Great Britain.
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0237


Date Programme Venue
9 Mar 1972
Full Circle* | Ad Hoc* | Theme and Variations* | Sonata for Two* | 4 Pieces for 6 Dancers* | ''for those who die as cattle''* | This Seems to be My Life* Young Vic Theatre, London
15 Mar 1972
Full Circle | Ad Hoc | ''for those who die as cattle'' | 4 Pieces for 6 Dancers | Stop-Over* | Ladies Ladies!* Young Vic Theatre, London
17 Apr 1973
Stop-Over | ''for these who die as cattle'' | Interim 1 | (as yet untitled) | Interim 2 | Les Saltimbanques* | Interim 3 Young Vic Theatre, London
25 Mar 1975
Running Figures* | baby* | ''for those who die as cattle'' | The Parades Gone By* Leeds Playhouse
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