With over 3000 shows at the world’s biggest arts festival, here at The ReviewsHubwe want to make the job of choosing your Edinburgh Festival Fringe shows that little bit easier. So here’s Laurynas Zakevicius of Lithuania’s Feel-Link answering our annual Five Fast Fringe Questions.
In one sentence tell us about your show.
Through the vocabulary of urban dance we explore feelings and invite the audience to be engaged in a conversation in the mind about the impalpability of feelings of love in our modern society.
What made you decide to bring a show this year?
We’ve heard that the Edinburgh Fringe Festival is a must to be part of. This is our first time at the festival so we are very enthusiastic about our show and can promise to evoke a great range of emotions for the people who come to see us.
Any advice you’ve heard or can give to anyone coming to the Fringe for the first time?
Do your homework as early as possible. Book the venue, find a local manager or producer and generally plan your stay as long in advance as possible. The festival is huge and your show could be easily get lost among the thousands of others.
What makes your show stand out from all of the others on offer? (Don’t say that it’s because you’re in it!)
This piece led me to propose to Airida (the other performer in the piece) and later to marry her on the 18th of August last year. So we will be celebrating the first anniversary of our marriage at the Fringe.
On top of that, we think our show Feel-Link is a brilliant urban dance piece. It has already toured and been loved internationally so we hope it will be received well by audiences, the press and industry contacts in Edinburgh. We invite everyone to come along and celebrate our anniversary with us!
What show, other than your own, do you not want to miss?
Finally, the boring but essential bit…
Name of the show: Feel-Link
Venue: ZOO Southside, Venue 82
Dates: 5-20 August (not 7&14)