Dance

4★★★★

Review: Xenos at the Festival Theatre

“This is not war. This is the world ending.” So begins Xenos, one of the Edinburgh International Festival’s most eagerly awaited offerings of 2018, and the great Akram Khan’s final solo dance production. The c...
5★★★★★

Review: Egg at Summerhall

In a stunning performance, Egg tells a true story about the journey of egg donation from one friend to another. It’s a raw display of true emotion through the eyes of real life characters, showcased by theatr...
4★★★★

Review: Break Free at Underbelly Bristo Square

There were high expectations for this collaboration between 6 world-title winning break dancers from Japan bringing their show to Europe for the first time, and with Break Free, those expectations were riotousl...
4★★★★

Review: 8 Songs at Assembly Roxy

The lights are dim, the room almost pitch black when an opening monologue begins, delivered with a Shakespearean-like quality. The name, 8 Songs, doesn’t give too much away, apart from the obvious guess that ...
5★★★★★

Review: Djuki Mala at Assembly George Square Theatre

Djuki Mala’s joyous blend of traditional Aboriginal dance and modern music bursts onto the Edinburgh Fringe in a blaze of shouting, singing, yelling and some serious dance moves. This show will leave your heart...
3★★★

Review: Sushi Tap Show at Greenside Nicholson Square

Brought to the Edinburgh festival by Tokyo Tap Do!, Sushi Tap Show is a high-energy performance that provides light hearted entertainment, upbeat tap sequences, cheerful comedic interludes and circus tricks. ...
3★★★

Review: Réversible at Assembly Rooms

Perhaps something that gets overlooked at the Fringe is the importance of venue. Back in 2012, Russell Kane had to move his show from the Assembly Rooms Ballroom due to sound problems which plagued the comedi...
3★★★

Review: Giselle at Dance Base

Taking on one of the most well known and well loved ballets of all, Ballet Ireland have taken a bold step in their version of Giselle, a reinvention of the classic with a modern twist.  The original tells the ...
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