February 2016
 
  • The Tailor of Inverness

    The Tailor of Inverness

    9 Feb 2016 - 11 Feb 2016

    The Tailor of Inverness is an unforgettable and moving story of displacement and survival in war-torn Europe, a powerful allegory for all victims of war.

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  • How You Gonna Live Your Dash

    How You Gonna Live Your Dash

    11 Feb 2016 - 13 Feb 2016

    One of Scotland’s most visionary theatre-makers presents her latest performance. This shattering piece explores the life-altering decisions we make in order to get the most out of our time on earth.

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  • Soundhouse at the Traverse Theatre - Adam Holmes & the Embers

    Soundhouse at the Traverse Theatre - Adam Holmes & the Embers

    15 Feb 2016

    Hotly-tipped Edinburgh singer/songwriter Adam Holmes crafts lyrics that resonate like old folk songs, set to melodies rooted in haunting slow airs. He has John Martyn's strum and sting, laced with a slice of Paolo Nutini soul and a touch of traditional folk.

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  • Dreamers / Process Day (Double Bill)

    Dreamers / Process Day (Double Bill)

    17 Feb 2016 - 18 Feb 2016

    Scottish Dance Theatre returns to the Traverse with a special double bill of new works created by acclaimed choreographers Anton Lachky and Sharon Eyal, and music producer/artist Gai Behar.

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  • My Name is Saoirse

    My Name is Saoirse

    18 Feb 2016 - 20 Feb 2016

    1987: Ireland has just won the Eurovision, mobile phones are about to be invented and, in Limerick, Saoirse O'Brien discovers her pregnancy, and is forced to set out on a journey that leads her miles from home.

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  • Soundhouse at the Traverse Theatre - Rob Heron Tea Pad Orchestra

    Soundhouse at the Traverse Theatre - Rob Heron Tea Pad Orchestra

    22 Feb 2016

    Rob Heron and the Tea Pad Orchestra is one of the hardest working bands in the UK roots circuit, playing their own brand of Western Swing, Blues, Gypsy Jazz and Country, or “North Eastern Swing” as they've coined it.

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  • Village Pub Theatre: LGBT Innovators

    Village Pub Theatre: LGBT Innovators

    23 Feb 2016 - 24 Feb 2016

    To celebrate LGBT History Month, Village Pub Theatre is taking over the Traverse bar for two nights with short plays under the theme of of 'LGBT Innovators'.

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  • Cock

    Cock

    25 Feb 2016 - 27 Feb 2016

    After his long-term gay relationship breaks down, John unexpectedly meets a woman with whom he discovers new pleasures and excitement.

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  • Soundhouse at the Traverse Theatre - Karine Polwart

    Soundhouse at the Traverse Theatre - Karine Polwart

    29 Feb 2016

    Karine Polwart’s talent for crafting enduring melodies and her gift for saying just enough without overstating her case have established her as one of the foremost songwriters on the Scottish and UK folk scenes.

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PAST EVENTS

  • Manipulate Festival 2016

    Manipulate Festival 2016

    29 Jan 2016 - 6 Feb 2016

    Welcome to the 9th manipulate festival, Puppet Animation Scotland's annual celebration of innovative international visual theatre and animated film.

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  • Manipulate: Snapshot: Artists @ Work, Keep The Cross High

    Manipulate: Snapshot: Artists @ Work, Keep The Cross High

    1 Feb 2016

    The trial of Joan of Arc – the fate of one woman balanced against the real-politik of warring nations. An excerpt from a new play written by Francesca Caprioli, one of only three female theatre directors to graduate from the prestigious Accademia Silvio D'Amico, will be presented.

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  • Manipulate: Close Up

    Manipulate: Close Up

    1 Feb 2016

    A grand piano, one pianist, five dancers: bodies together in concert. Creatures – constricted, distorted and oppressed – invade a musician’s perfectly harmonic world.

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  • Manipulate: Play, Look, Paint, Shoot

    Manipulate: Play, Look, Paint, Shoot

    1 Feb 2016

    Focussing on key artistic concepts of inspiration, observation and experimentation, Scottish BAFTA-nominated animator Ross Hogg presents a programme of his own work, together with a selection of animated films which have inspired and excited him.

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  • Manipulate: LoopsEnd

    Manipulate: LoopsEnd

    2 Feb 2016

    Welcome to an otherworldly environment of theatricality and suspense where gravity is more suggestion than law. An aerial theatre piece which explores the dynamics and dangerous fixations of a quirky ensemble.

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  • Manipulate: Macbeth: Without Words

    Manipulate: Macbeth: Without Words

    2 Feb 2016

    A stark and stylised performance of this most familiar of tales, of boundless ambition greed, and the destruction it ultimately wreaks featuring Visual technologies, a dynamic DJ set and darkly brooding sound world.

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  • Manipulate: The Table

    Manipulate: The Table

    3 Feb 2016

    Moses. A cantankerous three man operated puppet with a cardboard head. He lives on a table. Tonight he wants to tell you an epic story about God and Moses, life and death, and puppetry...on a table. But Moses gets easily distracted...

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  • Manipulate: Birdheart

    Manipulate: Birdheart

    3 Feb 2016

    An egg cracks open. A restless spirit emerges. What will it become? An intimate and stunning chamber piece of animated theatre created with a sheet of brown paper, found objects, shadows and a box of sand.

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  • Manipulate: Threads

    Manipulate: Threads

    4 Feb 2016

    Seen through the primal connection between a mother and daughter, this is the story of that spark of life which continues to burn brightly despite all the horrors endured by a broken land. A mythological tale that is on the side of life... For a modern world which is desperate for poetry.

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  • Manipulate: Bird

    Manipulate: Bird

    4 Feb 2016

    A post-apocalyptic world. One lone, feral creature, starved of both food and friendship. With only a patch of soil to call her own, she must be ready to seize every small opportunity that might fly by...

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  • Manipulate: Snapshot: Artists @ Work, The Bouffon-Tragedy Project

    Manipulate: Snapshot: Artists @ Work, The Bouffon-Tragedy Project

    4 Feb 2016

    Exploring the relationship between the theatrical styles of Tragedy and Bouffon, Al Seed & Judith Milligan will use images and video to talk about their process so far, their findings, and their plans for the project’s future development.

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  • Manipulate: Snapshot: Artists @ Work, Winnie Hopper

    Manipulate: Snapshot: Artists @ Work, Winnie Hopper

    5 Feb 2016

    A highly physical work of visual storytelling, exploring the family tales that transform through generations of telling. We have found Winnie Hopper, and she's brandishing a turnip, and aiming it at a man's head.

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  • Manipulate: Torn

    Manipulate: Torn

    5 Feb 2016

    A poignant and powerful portrayal of one woman’s effort to find and experience love. A sensual and compelling visual theatre solo combining object theatre, kinetic art and an original live score.

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  • Manipulate: British Animation Awards 2016: Public Choice Awards 1

    Manipulate: British Animation Awards 2016: Public Choice Awards 1

    5 Feb 2016

    This year manipulate is very pleased to present the three programmes of work making up the 2016 edition of these influential biennial awards which celebrate the best animated shorts, commercials and music videos created by British filmmakers in the previous eighteen months.

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  • Manipulate: Gobo. Digital Glossary

    Manipulate: Gobo. Digital Glossary

    6 Feb 2016

    Hurtling through seventeen sketches at breakneck speed, immersing you in a surreal world of theatrical tomfoolery, experience factual scenes – or perhaps flights of fictions - from the life and times of Gobo, an emphatically un-heroic hero.

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  • Manipulate: British Animation Awards 2016: Public Choice Awards 2

    Manipulate: British Animation Awards 2016: Public Choice Awards 2

    6 Feb 2016

    Spend Saturday in the dark enjoying an eclectic mix of short animated films, music videos and adverts created over the past eighteen months which together provide a vivid current picture of the breadth and dynamism of the UK’s animation sector.

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  • Manipulate: British Animation Awards 2016: Public Choice Awards 3

    Manipulate: British Animation Awards 2016: Public Choice Awards 3

    6 Feb 2016

    Spend Saturday in the dark enjoying an eclectic mix of short animated films, music videos and adverts created over the past eighteen months which together provide a vivid current picture of the breadth and dynamism of the UK’s animation sector.

    more info
  • Manipulate: Snapshot: Artists @ Work, How the Light Gets in

    Manipulate: Snapshot: Artists @ Work, How the Light Gets in

    6 Feb 2016

    Currently in development, this is a collaborative theatre performance and research project about compulsive hoarding. The creative team will share scenes from the script and musical score and discuss the ideas and the science behind the project.

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  • Soundhouse at the Traverse Theatre - Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellys

    Soundhouse at the Traverse Theatre - Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellys

    8 Feb 2016

    With roots in the Great Lakes State of Michigan, Lindsay Lou and the Flatbellys band has been on the road almost non-stop all over the USA – coast-to-coast and north-to-south – since issuing their 2012 record, Release Your Shrouds.

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