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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Peckham Shed

Peckham Shed

A theatre company run for children and young people aged five to seventeen years old. Originally set up by Chicken Shed, a similar theatre company based in Cockfosters.

Group, Art, Community / Clubs, Dance, Theatre

1 memorial
Trinity Laban

Trinity Laban

Music and dance conservatoire based in Greenwich. It was formed with the amalgamation of the Trinity College of Music and the Laban Dance Centre.

Place, Dance, Music / songs

1 memorial
Hammersmith Palais

Hammersmith Palais

Former dance venue. It opened as a roller-skating rink, then became an ice rink, before being turned into a popular ballroom and concert hall. During WW2 it was used for making tanks and also as a ...

Building, Dance, Music / songs

1 memorial
Tamara Karsavina

Tamara Karsavina

Ballerina. Born in St Petersburg, Russia. Leading ballerina with Sergey Diaghilev's Ballets Russes from its beginning in 1909 until 1922, often paired with Nijinsky. Married British diplomat  Henry...

Person, Dance, Russia

1 memorial