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British Modern Dance 1965-1985

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Robert North

Robert North

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  • Studied at Royal Ballet
  • Became a member of LCDG during their first tour.
  • Created works for Rambert
  • Became a member of Graham Company in America
  • Created Roles in Robert Cohans pieces
  • Made his name as a Choreographer with TROY GAME (a humerous parody of masculinity)
  • Appointed associate choreographer of LCDT
  • Worked as a guest choreographer for Rambert and others
  • Became associate choreographer of Ballet Rambert (1981-86)
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Robert Cohan

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  • Trained and danced with Graham company
  • Key role in developing LCDT and created many works for the company
  • Appointed artistic director of contemporary Ballet Trust (1967)
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Tetley and Davies

Glen Tetley

 

 

 

 

Siobhan Davies

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-trained with Holm, Graham and Tudor

-Began working with Rambert in 1967 during its transition

-His works showed appreciation for Ballet

  • Joined LCDS in 1967
  • She was founder member of LCDT
  • 1981- formation of her own dance group and later became co-founder of "Second Stride" with Ian Spink.
  • Cunningham=her main technique influence
  • development of fluid movement style
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Clark and Howard

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  • Studied at Royal ballet
  • 1982- made his first piece setting classical techniques against simple, everyday movements
  • As his company grew, he began to create HIGHLY THEATRICAL WORKS WHICH DEBUNKED THE TRADITIONAL AND SERIOUSNESS OF DANCE PERFORMANCE
  • used punk music, camp costume, props and jokes
  • Enables British Dancers to train with Graham (1963)
  • Contemporary ballet trust founded by HOWARD (1966)
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