Lucy Burge was a principal dancer with Rambert between 1970 and 1985. During this time Lucy performed as guest artist with Rudolf Nureyev dancing the role of Colombine to Nureyev’s Pierrot. Lucy then became a long standing member of Ian Spink’s Second Stride Company. Lucy has danced for The Royal Opera House Covent Garden, English National Opera, Welsh National Opera, Opera North and Scottish Opera. She also choreographed and arranged dances for Christine Edzard’s feature film The Nutcracker. Lucy is a founder member of The Mature Dancers’ project in London.
Collaborations with Antony McDonald: Gotterdammerung, Siegfried, Die Walkure, Das Rheingold and Manon (Nationale Reisopera, Holland); Rusalka, Queen of Spades (Grange Park Opera); Tsarevitch (South Bavarian Theatre); Maria Stuarda (Opera North).
Collaborations with Dir. Richard Jones: Tales of Hoffman (ROH and Munich); Lohengrin (Munich); Meistersinger (Welsh National Opera); Makroplous Case (Frankfurt); Billy Budd (Frankfurt/Amsterdam); Gianni Schicchi, L’ Heure Espagnole (ROH). Dir. Daniel Kramer: Carmen (Opera North, Flanders Opera).