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The Soundhouse Organisation residency at the Traverse Theatre offers a heady mix of jazz, folk, and Americana, all delivered by musicians of the highest calibre from Scotland and around the world.
For their 12th festival, Puppet Animation Scotland are excited to present manipulate Visual Theatre Festival 2019: a dynamic, eclectic and captivating programme of Scottish and international visual and physical theatre, puppetry, object manipulation and animated film.
As well as dynamic work from leading Scottish companies, manipulate present the UK and Scottish premieres of critically acclaimed, award-winning international productions.
Nino is a work-in-progress physical theatre piece which explores what it feels like to be a woman living in poverty in contemporary Britain. A collaboration between performer Melanie Jordan and Glasgow-based theatre company Tidy Carnage the work highlights the stories of those who have no voice or power.
JG Ballard’s cult novel Concrete Island is reimagined through the lens of a black female protagonist and staged as a meshing of experimental dance and abstract glitch video landscapes.
In a unique meeting between puppetry, physicality, choreography and video projections, lines of people struggle up the hill of a bent back, a make-shift boat and people in the water drift on a sea-blue painted belly. We look through binoculars across a border zone. In a military helicopter we track the homeless. We witness the chaos-filled journeys into exile of displaced people all trying to save their skins.
Scotland's New Writing Theatre,
10 Cambridge Street, Edinburgh,
Scotland, EH1 2ED
Traverse Theatre (Scotland) Ltd: Registered in Scotland SC076037. A charity registered in Scotland No SC002368
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