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Stewart Laing researches with company dancers

Tuesday 12 Dec 2017

Stewart recently spent 5 research days in the Scottish Dance Theatre studio with the company dancers, taking inspiration from the classic film ‘Dreamers’ to explore possibilities from the dancers’ perspective. It was a refreshing & exciting opportunity for us all to work with a theatre director of Stewart’s calibre.

International Day of Disabled People

Thursday 30 Nov 2017

Join us on Saturday 2 December as Scottish Dance Theatre Creative Learning invites you to take part in this year’s International Day of Disabled People’s Celebration Dance in Tay Square.

Exclusive Dance Internship

Wednesday 15 Nov 2017

Scottish Dance Theatre and The Bridge Awards are delighted to announce a two-month-long paid internship to be awarded to a 2018 graduate.

The Dance Development Internship will be exclusively available to Dance degree students from the Scottish School of Contemporary Dance at Dundee & Angus College.

World premiere of Equilux by Fleur Darkin

Friday 10 Nov 2017

Artistic Director Fleur Darkin was recently commissioned by the Danza Contemporánea de Cuba to make a new work with their highly talented dancers. In October, Fleur travelled to Havana for four weeks to develop the final stage of a new contemporary dance work as part of the British Council's creative islands project.

Dawn Hartley Blog – My trip to India

Tuesday 31 Oct 2017

I recently returned from a week long research trip to Kolkata in India where I led dance and physical theatre workshops for 75 young people. Having made initial enquiries through contacts from a previous visit with Scottish Dance Theatre in 2014, I met Ruchira Das from ThinkArts earlier this year and Ruchira agreed to co-ordinate this trip. I also asked Ruchira if I might work with Dana Roy, a wonderfully skilled and enthusiastic Theatre Artist to accompany me in co-leading and translating. I had met and worked with Dana in 2014 then caught up with her again in Edinburgh (via an Imaginate project she was working on).

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