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Events

02/04/2019 - 05/04/2019

Rambert: Spring Mixed Programme

Rambert School | Dance

Blending tradition in training with innovation, nurturing creativity and artistry, and with an equal focus on ballet and contemporary dance, Rambert School’s ethos is reflected in this evening’s performance.

The Spring Mixed Programme premieres newly commissioned works by some of the following guest choreographers: Kim Brandstrup, Julie Cunningham, Charlotte Edmonds, Martin Lawrance and Jason Mabana as students prepare to present the work at the Royal Opera House this summer.

Performance of iconic work by choreographers who have had a significant impact upon the development of dance provides a profound learning experience for students. This year we are delighted that second years will perform excerpts from Christopher Bruce’s ‘Stream’ re-staged by Paul Liburd.

Rambert School Performance Calendar for 2018/19 available HERE.

Get to know our guest choreographers for 2018/19

Kim Brandstrup

Double Olivier award-winning choreographer Kim Brandstrup has created works for The Royal Ballet, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, and the Royal Danish Ballet, among others.

Julie Cunningham

Alumnus and award-winning dancer, Julie Cunningham performed with Ballett der Stadt Theater Koblenz, Merce Cunningham Dance Company and Michael Clark Company. She formed her own company, Julie Cunningham & Company, in 2017 and they have performed at Victoria & Albert Museum, the Southbank Centre and Dance Base.

Charlotte Edmonds

Alumnus and inaugural Royal Ballet Young Choreographer, Charlotte Edmonds choreographic credits include the Royal Ballet, Yorke Dance Project, the Dutch National Ballet Junior Company, English National Ballet Emerging Dancer. She has also been resident choreographer of the Royal Ballet Summer School and commissioned choreographer for the Genée International Ballet Competition.

Martin Lawrance

Martin Lawrance danced with Richard Alston Dance Company from 1995 to 2007 having over 25 works created on him and becoming Rehearsal Director in 2007. He has created works for Richard Alston Dance Company, Ballet Black, Scottish Ballet and Ballet Manilla.

Jason Mabana

Alumnus, Jason Mabana has danced with Akram Khan Company, Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company and Wayne McGregor. He is currently dancing with Candoco Dance Company. He choreographed the critically-acclaimed Requiem for Aleppo in 2017 and his work has also featured in the BBC Young Dancer, Cloud Dance Festival and Mr Wonderful, a show directed by Mathew Bourne in tribute to Jonathan Ollivier.

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