RainForest by Rambert Dance Company

5 June 2013
Art Gallery

£25 stool seating in lower gallery/£20 standing in lower gallery/ £22 sitting in front row on carpet in lower gallery/£18 standing in the upper gallery

Limited tickets available. Includes free same-day entry to the exhibition from 6.45pm and after
the performance until 10pm.

£2 online booking fee, £3.50 telephone booking fee per transaction - click here for more information on booking fees


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Following their recent sell-out performance, Rambert the national company for contemporary dance, return for another performance of Merce Cunningham’s RainForest.

This dramatic dance is accompanied by an electronic score by David Tudor and reflective helium-filled pillows designed by Andy Warhol and will provide a unique opportunity to see Cunningham’s seminal work within the exhibition itself.

The performance will be followed by a Q&A with Artistic Director Mark Baldwin and the dancers. Staging by Jeannie Steele.

The live dance component of the exhibition is curated by former Merce Cunningham Dance Company dancer and rehearsal assistant, Jeannie Steele, and is presented in association with The Place with the assistance of Richard Alston Dance Company and London Contemporary Dance School, and the generous support of the Merce Cunningham Trust .

Barbican Art Gallery in London presents major exhibitions by leading international figures in the heart of the City of London


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