DIY DANCING

Balletboyz’s new work leaves choreography up to the dancers. A leap of faith perhaps – but it works  Words Kelly Apter      Bodies fly over metal bars, limbs stretch and torsos ripple – welcome to the BalletB...

Fish Out of Water

A new resident shakes up the status quo in this wordless Gallic Gagfest Words Mark Fisher We’re in the restaurant of the Théâtre du Rond-Point in Paris where the cast and crew of Fishbowl have settled in for ...

Cuban Heels

Cuba’s hottest new dance stars are bringing a dazzling mix of salsa, rumba and hip hop to Edinburgh Words Kelly Apter    Photos Deborah Jaffe For over 500 years, Havana has been a melting pot of cultures and ...
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Fagin’s Twist

Street dance meets street urchins in Tony Adigun’s Oliver Twist inspired origin story, Fagin’s Twist. Taking a different approach to the classic Dicken’s tale, Adigun looks back to Fagin and Bill Sykes younger ...

Rosalind

Rosalind, the heroine of Shakespeare’s As You Like It, is given new life in James Cousins’ latest dance piece which asks whether equality is possible in our current times, or if our heroine must still pull on t...

Perhaps Perhaps Quizás

As far as clowning goes, the Fringe Festival is the big top. Clowns of every form fill the venues to get guests giggling and Perhaps Perhaps Quizás does this with charm. Our protagonist Greta is desperate fo...

Folk

Typically, a review will start with a small summary of the piece at hand, before diving into all those opinions and criticisms and star ratings. I won’t be giving you a summary of Folk, choreographer Caroline F...

Process Day

In Process Day, the Scottish Dance Theatre brings the sinuous, dark nights at a club to life with pulsing music and shadowy dance. The entire performance is bathed in darkness, the androgynous black and white c...

TutuMucky

Tutumucky, performed by the Scottish Dance Theatre and choreographed by London based Botis Seva, feels like it’s set in some kind of prison underworld. The dancers are often wild and insect-like, crawling and s...

Out

Out is already in motion when you walk in. South Asian pop’s bright notes overlap with radio static and confused Western tunes. Rachel Young and Dwayne Anthony move out of sync, joyfully and chaotically filling...