Video recording of education event, 'Day with Rambert', part of 'Let's Dance' project at unidentified location, Swindon on 25 April 1996. Part 1 of 3

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 2228 RDC/LP/01/0034
  • Dates of Creation
      29/04/1996
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      1 VHS VHS Digitised with digital access file available: Yes

Scope and Content

Operated camera. Operator pans and zooms to follow dancers. 00:00:00 Gym location. Visible counter onscreen bottom right. Groups of young people take part in Company Class led by Michele Braban and Steven Brett (Rehearsal Directors, Rambert Dance Company). They also rehearse works from the Company repertory. Not continuous footage. Recording stops and restarts. 00:32:59 cut to static camera. Near distance. Jane Pritchard (Archivist, Rambert Dance Company) gives a talk about how Marie Rambert became interested in dance and formed the Company. Prichard then gives a brief synopsis of the company history. Recording incomplete, end of Jane Prichard's talk not recorded. Recording ends while she talks about the Richard Alston period in the 1980s. She uses a slideshow of still images from the Company's historical repertoire to illustrate her points.

Condition note: Picture drop outs.

VHS duration section: 00:00:00 - 01:03:23

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