DANCE fans are in for a treat this month as Pivotal – the professional dance expo at Eden Court, returns for a second year.
Last year’s launch event was a great success and this year there’s even more on offer.
Eight professional dance companies will perform, each of them with very different styles ranging from Hip Hop to Physical Theatre.
Plus, the performances are not just on stage but are taking place all over the building
Protocol Dance Company, one of five companies performing in One Touch, are travelling from London especially for this event. Their choreography, Antibody uses Hip Hop and Breakin’ material to explore how the body fights infection.
In the cinema you can see stylish dance film shorts made by TrashDollys Dance Theatre.
Iraya Noble will be performing an intimate solo in the Chapel and local dancer and choreographer, Karl Jay-Lewin, will be doing some Extremely Bad Dancing to Extremely French Music!
Louise Marshall, dance artist at Eden Court, has been pulling the event together. She said: “I’m really excited about this event because we’re bringing the newest dance from Scotland and the UK to the Highlands.
“And there will be such a diverse range of dance that I’m sure everyone will see something that they like. If you like dance even just a little then this is an absolute must.”
This is a fantastic opportunity for you to see a wonderful and diverse range of dance works from across the country so don’t miss this chance to see some of the UK’s freshest dance pieces right on your doorstep at Eden Court.
Pivotal has been made possible by the Dance Strategy for the Highlands, delivered by Eden Court, plan B and Highland Council, funded by Creative Scotland.
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Notes to editors
Eden Court is the largest multi-arts venue in Scotland. It re-opened in November 2007 following an extensive redevelopment programme, which saw the addition of two purpose built cinemas, a brand new flexible second theatre space and two dance and education studios.
Eden Court is the only theatre in Scotland to offer Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) courses in Drama and Dance.
These are extracurricular courses, which offer pupils from across Highland the opportunity to study at Eden Court for an SQA Higher Dance, Drama or Intermediate 2 exams.
Aside from Eden Court, there is only one school in the Highlands where pupils can sit SQA Higher Drama exams.
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