Robert Gravenor in 'Hothouse Rag'; photo: Bill Cooper
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A completely stripped back theatre bursts into life as dancers in brilliantly coloured costumes gather for a dance competition. An equally vibrant rag-time band play old favourites from Scott Joplin and his contemporaries to accompany a string of sketches, spanning the dazzling, the witty and the touching, as each dancer at the competition takes their turn. One of his best-loved creations, Kenneth MacMillan's Elite Syncopations is certain to leave you smiling.
Approx 0 hours and 38 minutes
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Music Scott Joplin
Choreography Kenneth MacMillan
Design Ian Spurling
Lighting John B. Read
The Royal Ballet, 7 October 1974, The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
First performance by Birmingham Royal Ballet
10 February 1978, Sadler's Wells Theatre
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