One of Britain’s leading choreographers

One of Britain’s leading choreographers, with an international reputation, Christopher Bruce was born on the 3rd of October 1945 in England. He started studying dance at 11 years old, and began with tap and ballet.
After studying at the Rambert School Christopher Bruce joined Rambert Ballet in 1963, where he became the leading male dancer. He was acclaimed as one of the most gifted performers of his generation, and remembered particularly for his performances in Glen Tetley’s Pierrot Lunaire and his own Cruel Garden. Christopher was Associate Director of Ballet Rambert from 1975 – 1979 and in 1980 became its Associate Choreographer. In 1994 he returned to the Company as Artistic Director until 2002. Bruce has created many dance works for Rambert as well as making dances to celebrate several of the company’s anniversaries: ‘Girl with a Straw Hat’ (50th), ‘Ceremonies’ (60th).