Richard Alston Dance Company - Mid Century Modern

Richard Alston Dance Company - Mid Century Modern

Richard Alston choreographed his very first dance in 1968 – 50 years later Mid Century Modern celebrates this landmark with new and old work from Alston, a fitting celebration of a half century of making dances. The programme also includes Carnaval by Alston performed to Schumann’s music of the same name. Evocative piano pieces describe the different aspects of Schumann’s split personality. 

Booking from: Friday, 23rd March 2018
Booking until: Saturday, 24th March 2018

Richard Alston choreographed his very first dance in 1968 – 50 years later Mid Century Modern celebrates this landmark with new and old work from Alston, a fitting celebration of a half century of making dances. The programme also includes Carnaval by Alston performed to Schumann’s music of the same name. Evocative piano pieces describe the different aspects of Schumann’s split personality. 

The music is played live by outstanding pianist Jason Ridgway and the costumes are by BAFTA Award winning designer Fotini Dimou who previously worked on Alston’s An Italian in Madrid and Illuminations. 

The third piece in this programme will be the very latest creation from Associate Choreographer Martin Lawrance, who’s recent Tangent received such brilliant reviews.


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Address:
Rosebery Avenue
London
EC1R 4TN

How to get there: (5mins) Take Upper St towards the City Road crossroads. Continue straight and turn right into Rosebery Avenue, where the theatre is 100m down on the right.

Nearest underground: Angel

Buses: 19, 38, 341