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what changes occurred in the company in 1966?
1. only 18 dancers. 2. the dancers were trained in classical and contemporary style. 3. each dancer was considered equal in status. 4. no individual became principal dancer and they all became soloists.
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what were the aims of the company in 1966?
1. encourage the production of new works. 2. preserve master works. 3. to give regular sessions in London and to tour.
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why were the changes in 1966 made?
the company had been touring large scale classical ballets which were very expensive and they became financially unstable. company had lost its creativity because of this and had moved away from Marie Ramberts original vision.
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when was Norman Morrice the artistic director and what did he do for the company?
1966- narrows the gap between ballet and modern dance, as a result of Glen Tetley. regular choreographic workshops were also held for the dancers.
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when was John Chesworth the artistic director and what did he do?
1974- promoted new work from Rambert's own choreographers and guest choreographers.
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when was Robert North the artistic director and what did he do?
1981- showcased Bruce, Alston and his own work. was keen to develop the physicality, musicality and the dramatic quality of the dancers.
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when was Richard Alston the artistic director and what did he do for the company?
1986- moved away from Graham technique to Cunningham technique. moved towards abstract work and collaborated with composers, designers and choreographers. He changed the name in 1987 to Rambert dance company.
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when was Christopher Bruce the artistic director and what did he do for the company?
a range of techniques and a return to Graham technique. expansion of company size. political themes.
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what are the characteristic features of Rambert?
1. high level of technique. 2. works with international choreographers. 3. reaches out to young people. 4. nurtures choreographic potential. 5. collaboration with designers and composers. 6. bridged the gap between ballet and modern.
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