- March 14, 2012
Rambert Dance Company’s Seven for a secret comes to the Theatre Royal Brighton
Rambert, the national company for contemporary dance, make a welcome return to the Theatre Royal Brighton this month. Celebrating 85 years at the heart of dance, Rambert Dance Company has a loyal Brighton following.
For just five performances,22 of the world’s finest and most versatile dancers, accompanied by the acclaimed Rambert Orchestra, will present a varied programme of work for Brighton. Seven for a secret,?never to be told, the tour’s signature piece, is a magical and playful new work by artistic director Mark Baldwin, who celebrates a decade as the Company’s artistic director this year. It presents the world as seen through the eyes of a group of mischievous children. The piece captures the buoyancy and natural comedy of play in this uplifting work.The programme also includes Elysian Fields,
a piece by groundbreaking choreographer Javier De Frutos. Based on A Streetcar Named Desire, by the American literary icon Tennessee Williams, this brutal and seductive work has been created to celebrate the writer’s centenary year.
Brighton audiences will also have the rare opportunity to enjoy the work of American choreographer, Paul Taylor, described by Martha Graham as the ‘naughty boy’ of dance. Serene, flowing and unexpected, Roses was first created in 1985 and set to music by Richard Wagner and Heinrich Baermann.
To see bold, risk-taking, agile and beautiful new work, book now for Rambert Dance Company.
Rambert Dance Company, Theatre Royal Brighton, Wednesday 28–Saturday 31 March, £11–£25,
Box office 0844 871 7650 (booking fee), www.atgtickets.com/brighton