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Edinburgh International Festival: Antigone Interrupted Review

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 […]

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“A marathon display of dedication from its solo performer”: Antigone, Interrupted review

Scottish Dance Theatre’s production Antigone, Interrupted is a marathon display of dedication from its solo performer. Conceived, directed and choreographed by the SDA’s Artistic Director Joan Clevillé and starring Solène Weinachter, this production is all about perspectival shifts and who is looking at whom. The first surprise that this show delivers is the stage set-up. […]

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Scottish Dance Theatre’s Process Day & The Circle at Festival Theatre

On Wednesday, Scottish Dance Theatre came to Festival Theatre to present for one night only Process Day & The Circle, two acts of contemporary dance performed by a group of 12 dancers to a striking electronic score. Process Day is abstract and stunning. Through intense contortion and movement, it is able to express a kind […]