The Snow Queen – Festival Theatre

https://youtu.be/R-SFzgHlMSs Choreography by Christopher Hampson  Composition by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov  ★★★★ In the intrusive darkness, something magical glitters in the Festival Theatre stage light. Amidst the protrusions of silhouetted ice, a familiar being stirs triumphantly again after a three-year slumber away from the stage. Scottish Ballet makes a grand return to the Christmas season, with an … Continue reading The Snow Queen – Festival Theatre

Like Flying – National Theatre of Scotland

Creative Lead by Nic Green Movement Direction by All or Nothing ★★★★★ How we perceive our environment has a tremendous effect on our mental health. The tiny details we concern ourselves with are usually minuscule compared to the bigger picture, so could an alternative perspective improve our mental health, anxieties and expectations? How about literally soaring … Continue reading Like Flying – National Theatre of Scotland

Innovations Contemporary Dance Platform Autumn – The Studio

Produced by Dance Horizons Creative Direction by Oliver James Anwyl Nearing its tenth anniversary, the Edinburgh-based Dance Horizons has strived forth with the initiative to encourage and mentor a diverse and emerging root of talent across the UK, and internationally. Looking to welcome all into the industry, their collection of pieces is designed to nurture … Continue reading Innovations Contemporary Dance Platform Autumn – The Studio

Ainadamar – Festival Theatre

https://youtu.be/4LidSTvY5OM Libretto by David Henry Hwang Direction & Choreography by Deborah Colker Conducted by Stuart Stratford ★★★★★ Deborah Colker for Scottish Opera has rightened a dichotomy: for nearly two decades, Osvaldo Golijov was the emergence of a postmodernist complexity within the classical world – and his ability to merge Latin American music with the potentials … Continue reading Ainadamar – Festival Theatre

The Trocks: Les Ballets Trockadero De Monte Carlo – Festival Theatre

Artistic Direction by Tory Dobrin Executive Direction by Liz Harler ★★★★ What is it they say: there’s method in the madness? For The Trocks – there’s method in the laughter. For just shy of fifty years, though not looking a day over forty-nine, the all-male comedy ballet company Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo has … Continue reading The Trocks: Les Ballets Trockadero De Monte Carlo – Festival Theatre