City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Dance


Matthew Bourne's 'Highland Fling', Scottish Ballet, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Review

James and The Sylph in Matthew Bourne's Highland Fling by Scottish Ballet

La Sylphide, first choreographed by Filippo Taglioni in 1832 for Paris Opera, shocked the ballet world with its revolutionary fantasy tale about a hopeless and fatal love affair between a human being

Northern Streams 2018 - festival of Nordic and Scottish music, song & dance

A unique festival of Nordic and Scottish music, song and dance based in Edinburgh – celebrates its 15th anniversary this month and we’ve got some very special guests.

The Phoenix and the Crow, Sweet Grassmarket, Review

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Advertised as ‘a mystical tale of dark dancers, warriors, a dreamer and a poet’, Pragati Bhatia presents her first project as both writer and director.

Lady Macbeth: Unsex Me Here, Dancebase, Review

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Lady Macbeth is one of Shakespeare’s most powerful female characters. She is the driving force behind many things both foul and fair throughout the play, but who was she?

Death City, Greenside Nicolson Square, Review

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There is a city where death is king, it stands on every street corner, it lives in every home and it is always, always hungry.

EIF 2017 Dance Preview

Rain performend by Rosas - choreographer, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker

EG dance editor Vivian Devlin previews the Edinburgh International Festival programme.

The Living Room, Summerhall, Review

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We are shown into a large square room where we join other guests already seated on comfortable sofas and chairs.

Edinburgh International Festival, Scottish Ballet, Review

Scottish Ballet in Emergence by Crystal Pite

One of the most innovative French choreographers, Angelin Preljocaj is renowned for the range of his work from classic narrative ballets to experimental concepts in movement, inspired by Merce Cunning

EIF 2016: Measure For Measure, Review

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A stripped back Measure For Measure from Cheek by Jowl and Moscow’s Pushkin Theatre bares the soul of Shakespeare’s ‘problem’ play.

EIF 2016: Chotto Desh, EICC, Review

Chotto Desh - photo credit Dennis Alamanos

When Akram’s mobile phone messes up his diary and erroneously shows his location as Berlin, he finds himself connected to ideas of memory, homeland and identity.