Video recording of studio rehearsal of 'Doubles' by Rambert Dance Company in the Upper Studio, Rambert Dance Company, Chiswick

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 2228 RDC/PF/01/0360/002
  • Dates of Creation
      1990 - 1991
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 VHS VHS Digitised with digital access file available: Yes

Scope and Content

Handheld camera, operator follows dancers with pans and zooms. Camera at a high angle pointing down on dancers. Not all dancers in frame all of the time. Several cuts as camera is switched on and off. No set. No costume, dancers wear casual rehearsal clothing. Dark outside windows and overhead studio lights switched on. Dancers practice solo and group pieces to no music. Person off camera count the beat for them. Dancers sit on side-lines watching rehearsal and other non-dancers present . At points the choreographer/ rehearsal director demonstrate the steps and dancers then mimic.

Condition note: Picture loss at 00:03:24

VHS duration section: 00:00:00 - 00:41:49

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