“A Celebration of Dance” was the billing for the Contemporary Dance Trust’s fund-raising gala at Covent Garden in July 1985. For the occasion Kenneth MacMillan choreographed three solos for past and present members of London Contemporary Dance Theatre, Christopher Bannerman, Linda Gibbs and Ross McKim. The solos were severally called Without Ceremony, Untitled and Descent.

  • First performance: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 11 July 1985

  • Company: Contemporary Dance Trust Gala

  • Cast: Christopher Bannerman, Linda Gibbs, Ross McKimn

  • Music: Johann Sebastian Bach, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Georg Phillipp Telemann