Video recording of live performance of 'An Occasion for Some Revolutionary Gestures' by Ballet Rambert at unidentified location

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 2228 RDC/PF/01/0328/003
  • Dates of Creation
      1985 - 1986
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 VHS VHS Digitised with digital access file available: Yes

Scope and Content

Static camera. Lighting over bright and picture blurred making choreography difficult to follow. Backcloth comprises impressionistic American flag. 14 dancers, 6 male, 8 females. Live solo pianist. Sections of the dance are danced in silence. Dancers bring a coloured cloth on stage. This prop is used as part of the dance. Approx. 00:12:00, a voice shouts out counts. Costume, dancers wear unitards but it is hard to see any detail. Several sections of to the piece include all the dancers. Others use smaller groups.

Condition note: Picture blurred.

VHS duration section: 00:00:00 - 00:19:06

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