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Strictly Professionals for Playhouse

Strictly Professionals for Playhouse

Edinburgh date for Strictly’s professionals tour:

Strictly Come Dancing – The Professionals is to tour in May 2019, including a three performance stopover at the Edinburgh Playhouse.

February 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
Bourne’s Cinders for Fest Theatre

Bourne’s Cinders for Fest Theatre

June 2018 date for Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella:

Matthew Bourne’s Olivier award-winning ballet of Cinderella is to play Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre in June as part of a major UK tour which starts this Christmas at Sadler’s Wells in London.

December 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

★★★★★ A Christmas Cracker:

With enough spectacle and showmanship to keep kids big and small spellbound, Scottish Ballet’s revival of Peter Darrel’s Nutcracker at the Festival Theatre and on tour is the perfect Christmas present.

December 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
Tango Moderno

Tango Moderno

★★★★☆ Someone’s been tangoed:
There’s a hitch at Tango Moderno, the latest Playhouse dance extravaganza which is playing to Saturday – but there are no missteps.

November 24, 2017 | By | Reply More
Rambert’s Goat premiere

Rambert’s Goat premiere

Rambert premiere Goat at Festival Theatre:

The renowned Rambert Dance Company is to stage the world premiere of a new ballet, Goat, at the Festival Theatre tonight, Thursday 26 October 2017.

October 26, 2017 | By | Reply More
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 | 1 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