RESOURCES

Richard Alston has been involved dance education for 50 years, and in this time his work has been studied on various syllabi. There are education resource packs to download and links to videos below.

 

A playlist of short films that support the A level syllabus showing Richard Alston's works Wildlife (1984) and Strong Language (1987). 

 

A Level: Wildlife & Strong Language playlist:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLMzaWMbDquPJFfb-Fd8HPQYKrd-iQygdu

DVD's of some of Richard Alston's work are available to purchase online:

Order Alston in Overdrive online at Dance Books.

Order All American Alston online at Dance Books.

Order Gypsy Mixture and Nigredo online at Dance Books.

Wildlife

This is a documentary made at Rambert in 1985 interviewing Richard Alston about his work Wildlife (1984). 

 

From 46.36 minutes.   

Different Steps - Wildlife 

https://livestream.com/accounts/864795/events/6478106/videos/139200477  

 

 These are a selection of movements from  Wildlife (1984) and performed in 2017 by former RADC dancer Hannah Kidd:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLMzaWMbDquPJFfb-Fd8HPQYKrd-iQygdu

A Teacher's Guide to Richard Alston's Wildlife and Strong Language

Strong  Language

This is a performance of Richard Alston's Strong Language (1987) by Rambert. The specific date is unknown.

Rambert perform Strong Language 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JUWoEMz-WzQ&list=PLMzaWMbDquPJFfb-Fd8HPQYKrd-iQygdu&index=12 

 

This is a performance of Richard Alston's Strong Language (1987) performed by the students of London Contemporary Dance School (LCDS) at the Robin Howard Theatre, The Place, London April 2017.  

BA LCDS students April 2017 Robin Howard Theatre - Strong Language 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7oJSZ8n_ImI&list=PLMzaWMbDquPJFfb-Fd8HPQYKrd-iQygdu&index=12

A Teacher's Guide to Richard Alston's Wildlife and Strong Language

Gypsy Mixture

Gypsy Mixture (A Teacher’s Guide to Gypsy Mixture)

Overdrive

Overdrive (A Teacher's Guide to Overdrive)