Coming to both Peaky Blinders and Rambert Dance for the first time I was perhaps not the intended audience for this spectacle. However, this was no matter for this two-hour thrilling performance of swagger and euphoria, rendering every watcher fully immersed from the moment the curtain went up. The story loosely follows the plot of […]
Memorable, joyous and captivating, The International Choreographers’ Showcase is a delightful way to explore talented emerging artists in the field.
Antigone Interrupted presented by Scottish Dance Theatre and ideated by Joan Clevillé reconfigures the homonymous 5th c BC Greek tragedy by Sophocles to question the role of civil disobedience in the contemporary world. Breaking away from traditional Greek tragedies, rather than an array of characters dressed in fancy clothes and masks, only dancer Solène Weinachter […]
Fringe 2022: BOOM Review
Young performers from Cirk La Putyka in Prague and the Kyiv Municipal Academy of Variety and Circus Arts come together for this mesmerising and deeply personal show which explores their own lives, commonalities and differences, and their ways of relating to one another through movement and creative expression.
A striking Fringe debut, Faith delivers a dark and witty insight into the human condition through a generally captivating, if at times somewhat stilted, performance.
Fringe 2022: An Eve and an Adam Review
The queue is long when I arrive. Judging by the excited chatter, there is a lot of buzz surrounding this show. As we take our seats, the two performers are lying down on the stage, each submerged in a pile of dead leaves. The show begins, the lights dim, and in the darkness two figures […]
As the Christmas Markets reopen and mince pie is back on the shelves, it is once again The Nutcracker season in the year of ballet companies. The first tour of Scottish Ballet since Covid-19 pandemic began, The Nutcracker offers a delightful getaway from the cold and wet streets of Edinburgh into a Victorian fairy tale from 1st till 29th December. Countless […]
Innovations Contemporary Dance Platforms appeared at The Studio on October 15th with four emerging productions of contemporary dance practice that explored a variety of themes, among them: blindness, mental health, sexuality and climate disaster. Although the show was produced by Dance Horizons, each performance was presented by a different dance company. Sense by BDBlaq Company […]