Love, desire and betrayal are the ingredients of the shocking true story which inspired Picasso’s masterpiece, ‘The Three Dancers’. Now Rambert springs Picasso’s painting from the canvas to the stage, bringing to life his vivid Cubist imagery and the themes of ecstasy and doom that fill his work.
'Dynamic choreography, deft set design and a bewitching original score' Daily Telegraph
The 3 Dancers forms the centrepiece of a triple bill that also includes Transfigured Night. Two lovers meet by moonlight and a dark secret threatens to tear them apart. Created by two-time Olivier Award-winning choreographer Kim Brandstrup, it is a dramatic love story, with intimate duets and spectacular ensemble dancing amplifying the beauty and romance of its music.
'A sensational danced response to Schoenberg’s score' The Times
The programme is completed by Frames. Twelve performers skilfully manipulate 70 interlocking metal bars, forming shapes, structures and spaces which, quite literally, frame their dancing in a different light.
‘Fascinatingly inventive’ The Guardian
Full of drama and spectacle, world-class dancing and live music from the Rambert orchestra, this is Britain’s national dance company at its most captivating.