Richard Alston Dance Company

The Richard Alston Dance Company returns to the Festival Theatre on 20th & 21st September with a programme full of his trademark lyrical choreography.

Richard Alston Dance Company

About Richard Alston Dance Company

Richard Alston has been making dance for 50 years. He will celebrate his half-century with a programme full of his trademark lyrical choreography performed by undoubtedly one of the world’s finest dance ensembles.

The evening centres around Mid Century Modern, a journey through each decade of Alston’s career, featuring sections from Nowhere Slowly (1970), Rainbow Bandit (1977), Dutiful Ducks (1982) and the beautiful Proverb (2006).

Shimmer is danced to the sun-drenched music of Ravel played live. Julien Macdonald’s fabulous, jewel-encrusted cobweb costumes illuminate dazzling streaks of limpid choreography in a ravishingly beautiful piece of theatre.

The evening will also feature brand new pieces by both Richard Alston and associate choreographer Martin Lawrance.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Richard Alston Dance Company are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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