Scottish Ballet

Scottish Ballet’s Coppelia for EIF 2022

Scottish Ballet’s Coppelia for EIF 2022

Jess & Morgs to explore relationship with reality

Scottish Ballet is creating a new ballet of Coppelia, choreographed and directed by UK-based duo Jess & Morgs to Delibes’ score, to be premiered at the Edinburgh International Festival in 2022.

February 1, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Secret Theatre

The Secret Theatre

★★★★☆ Christmas treat

The Secret Theatre may not entirely make up for missing a Christmas trip to the ballet but succeeds impressively on its own terms.

December 19, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Cinderella

Cinderella

★★★★☆ Sparkling:
Scottish Ballet’s Cinderella, back at the Festival Theatre this Christmas, is still a festive treat with huge reserves of charm and elegance.

December 9, 2018 | By | 1 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
Swan Lake

Swan Lake

★★★★☆ Love shock:
Bold and surprising, David Dawson has completely reworked Swan Lake for Scottish Ballet, cutting away the fat of its fusty baggage, although he discards some elements of clarity at the same time.

May 27, 2016 | By | Reply More
Cinderella

Cinderella

★★★★☆ Enchanting:
Scottish Ballet’s Cinderella is an emotional and visual treat, which lights up and enchants the Festival Theatre’s stage until 31 December.

December 8, 2015 | By | Reply More
A Streetcar Named Desire

A Streetcar Named Desire

★★★★★ Perfect balance:
It is with elegant sophistication that A Streetcar Named Desire sweeps onto the stage at the Festival Theatre this week.

March 19, 2015 | By | Reply More
Live rehearsal for SB

Live rehearsal for SB

Scottish Ballet’s Streetcar rehearsal streamed live:
Scottish Ballet is live-streaming half an hour of its rehearsals for A Streetcar Named Desire, ahead of the revival of its 2012 award-winning production.

March 6, 2015 | By | Reply More
Peter Darrell’s The Nutcracker

Peter Darrell’s The Nutcracker

★★★☆☆ Sporadic magic:
The sumptuous, Victorian backdrop to The Nutcracker is entirely appropriate for a production that has much of the appeal of a huge box of chocolates.

December 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Crucible with Ten Poems

The Crucible with Ten Poems

“★★★★☆ Striking drama”
Scottish Ballet’s latest production is a double bill of two literary works that are alike and yet differ strikingly, creating a production that is surprising and emotional.

October 4, 2014 | By | Reply More