A playful, funny and sometimes moving look at how we see ourselves and others, featuring dance, chat and one perfect scene containing everything you could wish for... ‘Brave, honest and delightful’ (The Scotsman). ‘Utterly engaging’ (The Herald). Part of Made in Scotland showcase.
Kid explores the relationship between mother and kid through lighting, sounds effect, shadow and extraordinary movement. Box breaks the barrier of dream and reality, bringing the world into this magical box. Where dance transforms poetry into body language.
Come on an odyssey of the sky with the Fiancée of Danger. The true story of one woman's yearning for the limitless skies.
An emotionally dark, richly visual fairytale for adults and heavy-metal kids. How would you feel if your shadow took over your soul and began exploring its own desires and urges? Beautiful shadow theatre from the internationally acclaimed company.
An international multi-award winning masterpiece of physical theatre, an innovative example of “contemporary bio-mechanics”, a perfect combination of physical actions, music, live voice and video, exploring the condition of alienation of ILVA steelworkers.
Misa-Lisin means ceremonies in all seasons. Imagine the blowing wind stirring the grain, the mud wrestling from our childhood memory, the healing received from the ocean... Misa-Lisin, a performance shaped by the power of humanity and motherland.
Winner Jury Prize HiverÔclites 2014 Avignon, France. Suffering has no linear narrative: it hits us unexpectedly, unforeseeably, unstoppably. A two- person investigation on trying to survive this tidal moment, when pain becomes the driving force behind physical reactions.
The ancient Chinese game of passing the flower leads to the telling of nine surreal tales which each reflect a moment in which people get lost within their own lives.
Miann is an intimate collaboration between visionary choreographer Fleur Darkin, Linbury prizewinning designer Alexander Ruth and Glasgow four piece The One Ensemble. Performed by Scottish Dance Theatre's full company of exceptional dancers. Part of Made in Scotland showcase.
Loosely translated, charmolypi means “joyful sorrow”. In Greece, elderly people possess this quality due to life’s experience. “The water has to fall. Time passes drop by drop. World is in chaos. A minute of silence for the waiting ones...”
The content will centre around the exploration of sensitivity of touch, as well as the body’s inherent weight as a way into physicality, using body work techniques as an avenue into duet work.
Movement provides the cognitive loop between the idea, problem, or intent and the outcome or solution. This teaches an infant, child, and, ultimately, adult to better function in and understand the world.
Fleur Darkin, Scottish Dance Theatre’s Artistic Director will enlighten the audience with her interest in, and passion for collaboration and how it lies at the heart of all her work.