City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


Turbulence Review

Turbulence - production photo

Following the success of "Fall to the Top" (a reworking of Shakespeare's "Scottish Play"), Entita Theatre enter that difficult second album stage with a prequel to the Bard's Th

Record Box Office at Edinburgh International Festival 2012

The Edinburgh International Festival, which ends tonight with the traditional, explosive finale of the

Cinderella, EIF 2012, Review

Cinderella ensemble

Arriving at the Festival Theatre, a man was standing outside making a general plea, “Does anyone have a spare ticket?” This first night of Cinderella performed by Mariinsky Ballet

Hora, EIF 2012, Review

Batsheva Dance Company ensemble

The performance of ‘Hora’ by Israeli dance company, Batsheva, was completely overshadowed by the human rights protesters who, rightly or wrongly, took centre stage this evening.

Leigh Warren + Dancers, EIF 2012, Review

Image from Breathe - credit Derek Tickner

In this double bill, we observe contrasting dance pieces – one a European premiere – by two of Australia’s renowned choreographers, Leigh Warren and Frances Rings. Live music

Juillard Dance Review

Juilliard Dancer balances

The Juillard School in New York offers successful students the opportunity to study music, dance and drama.

Fruitful Ties and Bone Dust Review

Lucy Suggate in Bone Dust

There are two separate and unrelated dances performed in this concentrated 44-minute slot.

Helikopter / Eldorado (Sonntags Abschied) EIF Review

Ballet Prelijoca with metal ware on heads

Physical dexterity is pushed to the extreme in an engrossing but often repetitive evening in this double bill choreographed by Angelin Preljocaj to the music of Karlheinz Stockhausen.

And Then, One Thousand Years of Peace, EIF 2012, Review

Ballet Prelijocaj with flags

For Angelin Preljocaj, the key word in any artistic endeavour is ‘collaboration’, his priority ‘change’.

Theseus and the Minotaur Review

Theseus and the Minotaur: Elements World Theatre

Greek myths are a constant source of inspiration for all performance and art mediums, as they feature epic storylines, engaging battles and philosophical debates.