Pattern for an Escalator

Choreographer: John Chesworth
Set designer: Nadine Baylis
Costume designer: Nadine Baylis
Lighting designer: Richard Caswell
World premiere: 29 Jun 1972, Ballet Rambert, College Theatre, Coventry
Work note: Created for Ballet Rambert's 'Dance for New Dimensions' programme of works designed for thrust (open) stages.
Production note: Nadine Baylis is credited as 'designer'.
Music details: Live music and recorded music
Music commissioned by Rambert: Yes
Music note: Harvey's instrumental score was played live while Newson's electronic score was on tape, as realised in Goldsmith's College Studios.
Sponsors: Commissioned by Ballet Rambert with funds provided by the Arts Council of Great Britain and was partly sponsored by the Yorkshire Arts Association which contributed to the cost of the production. The music for this work was 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/0236


Date Programme Venue
29 Jun 1972
Full Circle | Stop-Over | Theme and Variations | Pattern for an Escalator* | Ladies Ladies! Crucible Theatre, Sheffield
21 Apr 1973
Pattern for an Escalator | Magic Theatre - not for everyone* | yesterday and yesterday* | Cantate* Young Vic Theatre, London
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