City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


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.

RED, Dancebase, Review


We all struggle with internal conflicts, we all move to the edge of the emotional abyss from time to time.

EIF 2016: Natalia Osipova & Guests Review

Run Mary Run

Natalia Osipova is taking a break from the day-job as Principal Dancer with The Royal Ballet to try her hand at some contemporary dance routines.

Closer By Circa, Udderbelly's Pasture, Review


Despite huge expectations due to Circa’s formidable reputation, their latest show, Closer, still manages to surprise and excite.

May-We-Go-Round?, Dance Base, Review

May We Go Round

Vitality runs as a strong current through this piece. Chess Dillon-Reams and Cristina MacKerron have devised an autobiographical dance piece which is touching, endearing and funny.

monumental, Playhouse, EIF Review

monumental - EIF 2016

With written warnings that this performance contains loud music - and they’re not joking - monumental, from Vancouver dance company Holy Body Tattoo and Montreal-based, post-rock band Godspee

Are We Stronger Than Winston?, Greenside @Nicolson Square, Review


This performance focuses on the island of Fiji and the aftermath of Cyclone Winston, the biggest cyclone they have ever encountered. It tells the agonising story of its people and the aftermath.

In The Wine, Assembly Checkpoint, Review

In the Wine (IMage)

The dance explores our cultural and historical association with wine. It's an interesting pivot around which this talented group of actors and musicians revolve and constantly return to.

Festival Theatre celebrates DanceFest this January

In a celebration of Youth Dance from dancers across Scotland and building on the success of a 3-year Dance Quest project, DanceFest at the Festival Theatre sees a number of youth dance group

Scotttish Ballet Autumn Season 2015, Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, Review

Scene from Elsa Canasta - Nick Holder, The Singer, with Scottish Ballet dancers. (photo credit, Andy Ross)

In the week which celebrates World Ballet Day (1st October), the audience at the Festival Theatre was treated to the inspiring Autumn Season touring programme of premiere works.