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NEWS: Return of festive favourite for Citizens Theatre’s first season at Tramway

Tickets are now on sale for the first two productions to be staged during the Citizens Theatre’s first season at Tramway: Cyrano de Bergerac and the return of one of the Citizens Theatre’s most successful productions to date, A Christmas Carol. While temporarily presenting work at Tramway, Citizens Theatre have stated that audiences can be assured that productions will retain ...

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Purposeless Movements – Tramway, Glasgow

Director: Robert Softley Gale Choreographer: Rachel Drazek Dramaturg: Luke Pell Reviewer: Stephanie Whitelock Creating entertaining and innovative theatre that also promotes the work of artists with physical limitations, Birds of Paradise Theatre Company aims to force a change in Scottish theatre. Their latest piece of work Purposeless Movements achieves this. Cleverly created to tell the story of men living with ...

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Cross Over: YDance Presents Scotland’s Next Dance Generation – Tramway, Glasgow

Artistic Director: Anna Kenrick Choreographer: Various Reviewer: Stephanie Whitelock Cross Over did not disappoint with its mission of showcasing ‘home-grown dancers’ and allowing them to demonstrate how prepared they are to transition into the world of professional dance. The night started off with a performance by the Scottish School of Contemporary Dance. With beautifully simplistic choreography by Kieran Shannon, Mháthairtheangathe ...

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Purging Suite #1 – Tramway, Glasgow

Choreographer:Sarah Foster-Sproul Designer: Sarah Foster-Sproull Reviewer: Stephanie Whitelock Running as part of adouble bill with the world premiere of Marc Brew's For Now I Am… is Tamsyn Russell performing Sarah Foster-Sproull’s Purging Suite #1. Based upon research into human re-birth, with exploration into psychic channelling and darkness, the concept of Foster-Sproull’s work was clear and was certainly not lost on ...

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Marc Brew: For Now, I Am… – Tramway, Glasgow

Choreographer: Marc Brew Designer: Marc Brew Dancer: Marc Brew Reviewer: Stephanie Whitelock The world premiere of Marc Brew’s latest work did not disappoint. Following on from previous work that depicts his past as an elite dancer, Brew’s latest piece For Now, I am…is the story of the transformation he has had to face after a life-changing car accident. Mesmerising, phenomenal ...

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The Show Must Go On – Tramway, Glasgow

Choreographer: Jérôme Bel Designer: Jérôme Bel Reviewer: Stephanie Whitelock Jérôme Bel’s The Show Must Go Onis exciting, distinctive and amusing. Created in 2001, it is understandable why itis an award winning production in defining the meaning of dance by bringing together the talent of 20 performers, 19 songs and 1 DJ. It is evident from the start that The Show ...

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5 Tangos – Tramway, Glasgow

Choreographer: Hans Van Manen Music: Astor Piazzolla Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys Hans Van Manen's 1977 work 5 Tangos has been revived by Scottish Ballet for theinaugural Dance International Glasgow (DIG) festival. Characterised by its precision and above all by its exquisite symmetry, this fusion of classical ballet technique and Argentine tango is an audience friendly crowd-pleaser from a choreographer renowned as ...

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Marc Brew: Exalt – Tramway, Glasgow

Choreographer: Marc Brew in collaboration with the company Direction: Marc Brew Music: Nils Frahm Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys In this world premiere of Exalt, Marc Brew has created an exceptionally emotive, eloquently choreographed, ultimately uplifting piece of work. Choreographed in collaboration with the dancers of Scottish Ballet and inclusive dance development company Indepen-dance who provide opportunities for people with a diverse ...

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