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

Don Quixote: Man of Clackmannanshire – Dundee Rep

Written by Ben Lewis Directed by Lu Kemp ★★★★★ Living a relatively quiet middle-class lifestyle amidst the trinkets and collectables which faintly glitter with promise and memory, Don, an intelligent, eccentric gentleman of a growing age from Clackmannanshire, is peppered with the natterings and intrusions of his family and care-workers. They fret over him with … Continue reading Don Quixote: Man of Clackmannanshire – Dundee Rep

549: Scots of the Spanish Civil War – The Brunton Theatre

https://youtu.be/hQC7-ie1_VY Written by Jack Nurse & Robbie Gordon Directed by Jack Nurse ★★★★ To paraphrase the right honourable MP Mhairi Black: there’s an ‘F’ word that the country is too fearful to speak. A word we need to vocalise, and a word Wonder Fools encourages audiences to use. A word which thousands died in their … Continue reading 549: Scots of the Spanish Civil War – The Brunton Theatre

Life is a Dream – The Lyceum

Written by Pedro Calderón  Translated by Jo Clifford Directed by Wils Wilson ★★★★ No, you’re not dreaming. The Royal Lyceum is once more adorned with flickering lamp lights and opened stage doors. Once again, she welcomes residents of Scotland into her embrace, though with a minor stage-lift for this particular production. And you’d be forgiven … Continue reading Life is a Dream – The Lyceum