Dance

Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes

Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes

★★★★☆Beautiful and dangerous:
Love, lust, obsession and despair are given colourful and vigorous life in Matthew Bourne’s adaptation of The Red Shoes, touring to the Festival Theatre this week.

May 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
Tables of dance

Tables of dance

Dance artist chronicles lifetime’s work:
Dance, perhaps the most ephemeral of the live arts, is given a fresh sense of history in an exhibition from dance artist Janice Parker at the City Art Centre.

January 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
Rambert: Ghost Dances

Rambert: Ghost Dances

★★★★☆ Bitty:
Vicious, enthralling, politically charged and emotionally engaging, Rambert’s revival of Ghost Dances, is still powerful, 35 years after it was created.

November 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
Keep Dancing

Keep Dancing

★★★☆☆ Not Strictly necessary:
Accomplished and brash ballroom dancing makes the touring Keep Dancing at the Playhouse entertaining enough.

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New Head of Dance for CS

New Head of Dance for CS

Laura Cameron Lewis gets Head of Dance at Creative Scotland:
Creative Scotland has announced that Laura Cameron Lewis will be its Head of Dance, taking up the role from June 20 2016.

June 3, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Last Tango

The Last Tango

★★★★☆ Fond farewell:
Beautifully danced and packing considerable emotional punch, The Last Tango at the Playhouse and on tour to July 2016 is a genuine crowd-pleaser.

April 8, 2016 | By | Reply More
EIF programme announced

EIF programme announced

Solid showing for Linehan’s second EIF:
Circus, Shakespeare and Sappy Songs will provide just some of the highlights for this year’s Edinburgh International Festival, running 5 – 29 August 2016.

April 6, 2016 | By | Reply More
DanceFest is Go!

DanceFest is Go!

Festival stage explodes with innovation:
Tuesday night looks to be an early highlight in the dance aficionado’s year as as seventeen different youth dance groups get to perform on the Festival Theatre stage.

January 18, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Calling Young Dancers

Calling Young Dancers

Dance Base form youth company:
Dance Base, the national centre for dance, is holding open auditions for a new Lothian Youth Dance Company for people aged 14-19.

December 10, 2015 | By | Reply More
Alba Flamenca

Alba Flamenca

✭✭✭✭✭  Inviting and inspiring:
With so many shows on offer, it’s easy to forget a lot of what you see at the fringe. But you’ll never forget the way something makes you feel. Alba Flamenca is an emotive and fiery fiesta that inspires as much as it entertains.

August 16, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More