Group    From 1926 

Ballet Rambert

Categories: Dance

Britain's oldest dance company. Founded by Dame Marie Rambert initially as Rambert Dancers, and then, at the Mercury Theatre, in 1931, as the Ballet Club and then, until the 1980s, as Ballet Rambert. It is now, 2010, known as Rambert Dance Company. The Mercury Theatre and the Ballet Rambert appear in the 1948 film 'The Red Shoes'.

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Ballet Rambert

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British Ballet

Here was the birthplace of British ballet, home of the Ballet Club and the Ba...

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Dame Marie Rambert

Dame Marie Rambert, 1888 - 1982, founder of Ballet Rambert, lived here. Engli...

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Chisenhale Gallery

Chisenhale Gallery

A non-profit contemporary art gallery. It focuses on a programme of commissioned exhibitions, offsite projects and events, film screenings and talks. Our photograph shows a performance at the gallery.

Place, Art, Dance

1 memorial
Fred Astaire

Fred Astaire

Dancer, singer, actor. Born and died America. Brother and sister, Frederick and Adele Austerlitz, started as children as vaudeville performers. Between 1917 and 1932 they appeared in musical shows ...

Person, Cinema, Dance, Music / songs, Seriously Famous, USA

1 memorial
Ruthie Henshall

Ruthie Henshall

Actor, dancer and singer. Born in Bromley as Valentine Ruth Henshall. She has appeared in many west end productions, including 'Cats', 'Chicago' and 'Les Miserables'. Nominated five times for an Ol...

Person, Dance, Music / songs, Theatre

1 memorial
Cecil Sharp

Cecil Sharp

Collector of English folk-songs and dances. Born Denmark Hill. Spent 1882 - 92 in Australia. Developed an interest in English folk-music in 1899 and began his prolific collection which later expand...

Person, Dance, Museums / Libraries, Music / songs, Australia

1 memorial
Sophie Fedorovitch

Sophie Fedorovitch

Russian-born theatrical designer who worked with ballet choreographer Sir Frederick Ashton from his first choreographed ballet in 1926 until her accidental death in 1953. Fedorovitch designed for s...

Person, Art, Craft / Design, Dance, Theatre, Tragedy, Russia

1 memorial