Starting From First Position

Starting From First Position

Mercurial, subtle and rousing Starting from First Position is a blend of dance and poetry performed by Nigerian born poet Ben Okri (also 1991 Booker prize winner for his novel, The… 

Mi Amigo Giovanni

Mi Amigo Giovanni

My Amigo Giovanni is a real-life story that addresses the friendship, love, and queer brotherhood between Elliot and Giovanni. 

The Centrepiece Session – This is Sacred Dance

The Centrepiece Session – This is Sacred Dance

An online global sacred dance community. 

Classical Dance of India

Classical Dance of India

Classical dance genres performed by Dr Radha Krishnan, Arabhi Krishnan and students of Dr Radha Krishnan showcasing their talent. 

Vest-igios

Vest-igios

Renowned circus company Circolombia premiere their first intimate performance, Vest-igios. 

Ves-tigios

Ves-tigios

Renowned circus company Circolombia premiere their first intimate performance, Vest-igios. 

Burnt Out

Burnt Out

Following the recent United Nations climate report, which has been described as a “code red for humanity,” it is more important than ever that we explore the issue of the clima… 

Intambo

Intambo

Ruciteme Karyenda Culture de Buyenzi is a group of Burundian drummers. 

Zoo Humans

Zoo Humans

Over a third of young people in the UK spend less time outdoors than prisoners. 

Opia

Opia

How do we interpret the world through our senses, particularly through sight? A mesmerically beautiful triptych of two solos and one duet, choreographed by Finnish Johanna Nuutinen… 

Grin

Grin

Challenging, daring, with longeurs but also explosive moments, this makes for uncomfortable viewing but is a much-needed and to be applauded show. 

Bromance

Bromance

Say hello to Adam, Arthur and Pete. 

Dance Base Unwrapped

Dance Base Unwrapped

Tucked in between the bustling pubs of the grassmarket is the capital's home of dance and its latest exhibition, Dance Base Unwrapped. 

Late, Live and Unwrapped

Late, Live and Unwrapped

Are you ready to explore the night with Dance Base’s immersive late-night exhibition? Linked with Dance Base unwrapped, the experience will include the work of Fran. 

Fugue in Two Colors

Fugue in Two Colors

If Carl Knif’s Fugue in Two Voices is a joke, then it’s a dud. 

Amina Khayyam Dance – Catch the Bird Who Won't Fly

Amina Khayyam Dance – Catch the Bird Who Won't Fly

Amina Khayyam’s Catch the Bird Who Won’t Fly, a Kathak dance piece using animation and green screen is beautiful, subtle and moving despite its grim subject matter: domestic vi… 

Taiwan Season: Fighters

Taiwan Season: Fighters

We need heroes in these strange times is the thesis of this show, and Les Petites Choses’ Fighters brings us five. 

Bones and Wires

Bones and Wires

The meeting of two worlds, of two solos within a single spacetime. 

Taiwan Season: Touchdown

Taiwan Season: Touchdown

A man falls from the side of the screen onto the floor. 

Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall

Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall

With caller Ken Gourlay and ceilidh band. 

Silent Disco Tours by Silent Adventures

Silent Disco Tours by Silent Adventures

Following the last few years of sell-out, five-star shows, the Silent Adventures team are back with even more madness and brand-new adventures to boot. 

Taiwan Season: The Back of Beyond

Taiwan Season: The Back of Beyond

Tai Gu Tales was created by Hsiu Wei Lin, formerly a principal dancer with the iconic Taiwanese Cloud Gate company. 

Spaces Between Us and Satori

Spaces Between Us and Satori

Envisioning a world of impermanence and shifting atmospheres amongst different patterns of sound, light, and movement, Spaces Between Us and Satori is an approachable, sensitive, a… 

Temple Dance – This Dance

Temple Dance – This Dance

What is humanity; what is life? In this world, nothing is certain. 

Pán

Pán

Inspired by the allegorical Chinese myth of Pangu, and choreographed by Kuik Swee Boon (Singapore) and Kim Jae Duk (Korea), this contemporary dance piece presents the idea of trans… 

NOunderstanding

NOunderstanding

Performance is a metaphor and allegory of the world we live in, of interconnections, of incommunicability. 

Hydro Jam Digital

Hydro Jam Digital

Breakin’, rap, experimental dance, beatboxing, ballroom community, art and community: all in one event. 

I/O

I/O

A double-bill of two pieces, one from calligrapher and choreographer Chiharu Kuronuma and one from juggler Teruki Okamoto. 

Two Men and a Plank by Don Gnu

Two Men and a Plank by Don Gnu

It’s time to walk the plank! With a twinkle in our eye, we pay tribute to men who wear sandals, as we celebrate the right to be yourself. 

Tal

Tal

An original solo performance. 

The Grand Debut

The Grand Debut

Not to be missed! A dance pop spectacular! Marcus Megastar is bringing his glitz, glamour and jaw-dropping prosthetic looks to save the party with his new sizzling show from some o… 

Zumba Gold

Zumba Gold

Cathy works at the local leisure centre. 

Cartography of Peace

Cartography of Peace

This cross-disciplinary 32-minute performance work features opera, violin, poetry and contemporary dance and is presented by the South Chicago Dance Theatre and choreographer Kia S… 

Hitler's Tasters

Hitler's Tasters

A dark comedy about the young women who have the “honor” of being Adolf Hitler’s food tasters. 

Ground Unplugged

Ground Unplugged

With its cinematic aesthetics that split up time and space, Ground reveals through the body, the nature of our human condition, showing glimpses of everything that, instinctively o… 

After4

After4

The beautiful journey of an 80-year-old woman. 

VOL. 1

VOL. 1

Three short films inspired by feeling, converted into text and birthed through movement. 

Ground Unplugged

Ground Unplugged

With its cinematic aesthetics that split up time and space, Ground reveals through the body, the nature of our human condition, showing glimpses of everything that, instinctively o… 

Zumba Gold

Zumba Gold

Cathy works at the local leisure centre. 

East Belfast Boy by Fintan Brady

East Belfast Boy by Fintan Brady

Meet Davy. 

Hip-Hop Orchestra Experience

Hip-Hop Orchestra Experience

Ensemble Mik Nawooj (EMN) is a hip-hop orchestra from Oakland, California (USA) comprised of an MC, soprano, winds, strings, piano, drums and a turf dancer. 

Bones and Wires

Bones and Wires

The meeting of two worlds, of two solos within a single spacetime. 

Kvartetto

Kvartetto

Four individuals who perceive and interact with the world slightly differently meet on stage to dance together and alone, to surrender to motion that arises from their own uniquene… 

Isadora – The Barefoot Dancer

Isadora – The Barefoot Dancer

Isadora Duncan was a trailblazer whose inspiration transformed the dance world. 

Folk Dance Show

Folk Dance Show

Bringing the knowledge, education and entertainment of African cultural heritage to the people of the world. Every dance has a meaning and an origin. 

Somebody's Daughter

Somebody's Daughter

A bone-jarring, soulful look at the backwards puzzle pieces of the life of a trafficked woman, based on survivor accounts. 

Daft Punk Tribute Show

Daft Punk Tribute Show

Currently the world’s leading Daft Punk Tribute Act, having sold-out shows in Europe, China and Russia. 

Intambo

Intambo

Ruciteme Karyenda Culture de Buyenzi is a group of Burundian drummers. 

Smokey Joe's Cafe

Smokey Joe's Cafe

Smokey Joe’s Cafe celebrates many of the greatest hits of the golden age of rock’n’roll in America. 

Juliet & Romeo

Juliet & Romeo

Both humourous and sad, Juliet and Romeo by Lost Dog company, presented by The Place, written with sensitive forensic analysis and directed by Ben Duke, is a subversion of Shakespe… 

Progress

Progress

There is something deeply human and inherently charming about imperfect dance. 

All Because of Love

All Because of Love

Wind down and immerse yourself in an intimate, candlelit performance in this evocative location. 

The Forecast

The Forecast

As the only dyke in the dance class, Amy finds new moves for a more radical notion of femininity. 

Looping: Scotland Overdub

Looping: Scotland Overdub

Billed as part Brazilian street dance and part Scottish ceilidhe with everyone invited to share the dance floor and a whisky, this suggested a rather more joyful, carnivalesque exp… 

Zero Hour

Zero Hour

This abstract contemporary dance show depicts the loss of perception of time in an abstract movement form. 

Extremely Pedestrian Chorales

Extremely Pedestrian Chorales

The commonplace experience and movement language of the pedestrian as an act of beauty, meaning and gentle comedy. 

Ctrl+Alt+Z

Ctrl+Alt+Z

Ctrl+Alt+Z is a contemporary dance piece based on the book Keeping Mum by Marianne Talbot. 

I'm Still Here

I'm Still Here

I’m Still Here is a triple bill of new dance works from female choreographers, featuring two solos and a duet curated and created by GBworks – an international movement collectiv… 

Learning from the Future

Learning from the Future

Learning from the Future – a post-human dance fiction by Colette Sadler. 

Not Today's Yesterday

Not Today's Yesterday

Not Today’s Yesterday. 

Innovations Contemporary Dance Platform

Innovations Contemporary Dance Platform

Innovations isn’t just a show. 

Anka's Story

Anka's Story

This contemporary ballet choreographed by Helen and Emily Garner and Bryony Sullivan will take you on an emotional, yet uplifting journey, as these young performers sensitively po… 

Without Your Permission

Without Your Permission

‘What I had experienced had not been a full life, nor was it a full death but it was a real loss. 

Milan's Game

Milan's Game

A contemporary dance-theatre duet following a couple’s absurd, yet comically whimsical game of role play; exploring and satirising the paradoxes of love. 

Genesis!

Genesis!

London contemporary dance company by Kennedy Junior Muntanga presents this double bill of work in Edinburgh for the first time. 

Milkshake

Milkshake

Amber. 

Vessel

Vessel

Vessel is about radical togetherness and radical aloneness; a 21st-century reimagining of medieval Anchoritism where women choose a life of strict and irreversible enclosure, livin… 

Black Holes

Black Holes

An Afrofuturist history of the universe from the Big Bang to dreamshout death. 

Ritualia

Ritualia

Scottish Dance Theatre’s Ritualia shakes tradition to its core in this bold re-imagining of Nijinska’s 1920s ballet, Les Noces. 

Largest Square Without Corners

Largest Square Without Corners

This dancing poetry is inspired by Tao Te Ching, which says that the largest square has no corners. 

Summer Dance Show of the Elementary School Affiliated to Renmin University of China

Summer Dance Show of the Elementary School Affiliated to Renmin University of China

Bell Dance – Ring, ring, ring… the Tibetan boys and girls happily dance and ring their bells. 

The Showhawk Duo

The Showhawk Duo

Edinburgh Fringe veterans and guitar legends The Showhawk Duo return for their eighth Fringe. 

The End

The End

In this new piece, Bert and Nasi dance the end of their relationship, imagining what a future without each other might look like. 

One Singular Sensation

One Singular Sensation

The award-winning Fiona Henderson School of Dance returns to the Edinburgh Fringe after their sell-out debut in 2017 with a unique creative dance composition created and rehearsed … 

Dodici Ballerini

Dodici Ballerini

Prepare to be dazzled by the magical adventures of 12 masked dancers as they step into a mystical world where colour means power and sparkle means everything. 

Out

Out

Performed with marikiscrycrycry, originally created/performed with Dwayne Antony, Out is about shapeshifting in a bid to fit in; to be black enough, straight enough, Jamaican enoug… 

For now we see through a mirror, darkly

For now we see through a mirror, darkly

This mystical dance performance is about the connection between what we see and what we believe. 

Ensemble

Ensemble

Ensemble is a joyous expression of togetherness involving five performers in their 30s-70s. 

Seeking Unicorns

Seeking Unicorns

A fragile and abandoned symbol is made manifest by an extraordinary artist. 

Kirsty Law: Young Night Thought

Kirsty Law: Young Night Thought

How do you climb a tree without worrying about the fall? Why do you dream up the monsters in the shadows? Kirsty Law’s Young Night Thought binds Scots folklore, song, film, artwork… 

No Words

No Words

Love is lost when boundaries between one another are broken. 

Horny Coo in a Tutu

Horny Coo in a Tutu

A highland cow, a crab apple dance audition and a royal wedding – what could possibly go wrong? Move over Darcy Bussell, this hilarious heifer’s got contacts, pink horns, a crown… 

Painted Corners

Painted Corners

Nobody has seen Jorja since her party almost a month ago. 

Rock What You Got

Rock What You Got

House of Jack presents Rock What You Got, an event packed full of all-style two vs two battles featuring some of the best dancers from around the UK. 

Blaze Presents: Showgurl

Blaze Presents: Showgurl

Join us in the stunning Brewhemia beer palace at 8. 

The Afflicted

The Afflicted

The Afflicted, a startling theatre-dance piece produced by Groupwork and performed at the Summerhall Demonstration Room, is a brilliant re-definition of the docu-drama format. 

Vivir: Flamenco Guitar & Dance

Vivir: Flamenco Guitar & Dance

Flamenco guitarist Raul Mannola and dancer Aylin Eleonora bring their vision and tradition to a spectacle of passion and rhythm! Enjoy the sublime beauty of real flamenco, coloured… 

Remde Show

Remde Show

The 15-strong troupe bring colourful, rhythmic, authentic local dances from Côte D’Ivoire (West Africa). 

Chinese Dream

Chinese Dream

An exceptional opportunity to be immersed in classical and Tai Chi contemporary dances performed by talented young dancers. 

NatyaKatha

NatyaKatha

Natya Katha: a play of rhythmic beats, expressive music and stylised hand gestures that bring to life different stories that connect the mundane to the celestial. 

Heads Up

Heads Up

Dance Base’s iconic and eclectic showcase returns once again, showcasing the very best new work from Scottish and international artists. 

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Burklyn Ballet Theatre bring Snow White to life with dazzling costumes and energetic dancing, in their 20th year at the Fringe. 

Soundtracks: Dance to the Movies!

Soundtracks: Dance to the Movies!

Soundtracks: Dance to the Movies! Soundtracks DJs will get you partying to the best movies ever. 

Transfigured – The Pack

Transfigured – The Pack

Transfigured is a sounding together of all things, a diapason, a cacophony of understanding. 

Phrases

Phrases

Phrases is an inventive and open-minded solo performance from dance artist Lewys Holt, honouring and making space for the confusion and miscommunication which we often seek to avoi… 

My Land

My Land

I have absolutely nothing but admiration to the performers of Recirquel Company Budapest, given that some of their number must have spent their entire lives training their lean, mu… 

Basque Showcase

Basque Showcase

The beautiful eclecticism of the Basque Country is showcased in this bill of dazzling hip hop and witty, lyrical contemporary dance. 

Rhythm of the Dance

Rhythm of the Dance

This dance and music extravaganza contains a wealth of Irish talent, an exciting two-hour trip through hundreds of years of Irish dance and music, 22 award-winning world and Irish … 

Relatively Independent Subtotalities

Relatively Independent Subtotalities

There is no such thing as good or bad, there is only perception. 

Body Box

Body Box

A man and a woman fall in love. 

The Moment

The Moment

The Moment symbolises the longing to preserve childhood innocence that we experience as we move through life. 

Glimpsing Air Pockets

Glimpsing Air Pockets

You can’t stop birds flying over your head, but you can definitely prevent them from building a nest in your hair. 

Ali and Alpo

Ali and Alpo

A beautiful wordless dialogue between Iraqi traditional music and Finnish contemporary dance. 

Blodeuwedd Untold

Blodeuwedd Untold

This bold, poetic, storytelling performance by Jo Blake is more of a series of questions than a search for truth. 

Steve Reich Project

Steve Reich Project

If this was billed as Music and took place in a concert hall, the MP4 Quartet’s perfomance of three pieces by Steve Reich, Pendulum Music, Different Trains and WC 9/11 would earn… 

PASS Dance presents Springboard

PASS Dance presents Springboard

Performing Arts Studio Scotland: Dance at Edinburgh College present an eclectic mix of original choreographic work created by the staff, students and recent graduates of PASS Dance… 

Dance-Forms' 76th International Choreographers' Showcase

Dance-Forms' 76th International Choreographers' Showcase

Exploring an unlimited range of creative ideas, Dance-Forms’ 76th International Choreographers’ Showcase delivers a solid line-up of superb choreography. 

Havana After Dark

Havana After Dark

The World premiere of a breathtaking new Cuban dance show, created in Havana. 

Taiwan Season: Floating Flowers
BOBBY WINNER

Taiwan Season: Floating Flowers

Floating Flowers by B. 

The Mother Music Daughter Dance

The Mother Music Daughter Dance

The Mother Music Daughter Dance is a lively, funny, bittersweet theatrical duet between a real-life mother and daughter. 

Raiders of the Grey Gold

Raiders of the Grey Gold

The dream of old age and the fear of reaching it! In a battle against time, the Danish theatre company Don Gnu throw themselves into a physical and blazing acrobatic quest for the … 

Young Dance From China – A Celebration

Young Dance From China – A Celebration

A unique gala of traditional Chinese folk dances, classical dance genres as well as a taste of Chinese opera. 

Flamenco for Kids

Flamenco for Kids

A unique opportunity for your child to be part of a Fringe show! Fringe sell-out returns to Edinburgh. 

Tales of Neverland

Tales of Neverland

Make way for the Lost Boys! Join Wendy, Michael and John as they are whisked away to Neverland by Peter Pan and Tinkerbell. 

The Beautiful Game

The Beautiful Game

Some love it, others loathe it, but we can’t avoid it – it’s everywhere! A laugh-out-loud look at our undying obsession with football, celebrating everything from weird match day… 

Wild Women and Oneironauts

Wild Women and Oneironauts

Three goddesses are summoned to Earth through an ancient ritual; instead, the heavens send the women your mother hoped you would never become. 

Footnotes

Footnotes

Footnotes are additional information at the bottom of the page. 

Fear Less Age Less

Fear Less Age Less

A joyful celebration of life, regardless of where you happen to be on that road. 

The Daily Ceilidh

The Daily Ceilidh

The Daily Ceilidh at Stramash every day of the Fringe Festival from 7pm - 9pm. 

Odyseaa / Scene Solo / The Sylph, the Vixen and the Bombshell

Odyseaa / Scene Solo / The Sylph, the Vixen and the Bombshell

A triple bill of Scotland’s most exciting choreographers, designed to unravel expectations. 

Jesus L'Oreal – Still Nailing It!

Jesus L'Oreal – Still Nailing It!

Halleberrylujah! Nobody makes a comeback like Jesus L’Oreal. 

Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Dance Hall

Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Dance Hall

Why toddle when you can dance?! Selling out shows around the world; come find out why. 

Art of Believing – Flamenco

Art of Believing – Flamenco

Daniel Martinez Flamenco Company presents Art of Believing, a must-see powerful flamenco performance bursting with passion and authenticity. 

Yukon Ho! (Tall Tales from the Great White North)

Yukon Ho! (Tall Tales from the Great White North)

Comic dance-theatre conceived and performed by Yukon born ‘Intrepid’ Jen. 

Black Dog

Black Dog

In the wake of a terrible decision, Tommy is burnt out. 

The Grease vs Dirty Dancing Tribute Show

The Grease vs Dirty Dancing Tribute Show

Featuring former West End singers and dancers, this combined tribute to two of the most iconic musicals of all time is simply electrifying! Have the time of your life watching Baby… 

Flamenco Tablao

Flamenco Tablao

After more than ten years of successful flamenco performances in the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the passionate and penetrating voices of flamenco musicians Danielo Olivera and Inma… 

FlamencoNova

FlamencoNova

Let the mesmerising sounds of bossa nova and flamenco take you on a mind-blowing fusion, where an impeccably skilful flamenco guitar and incredibly rich spirit of bossa nova flirts… 

Bambino Beats – Summertime Boogie Under the Sea

Bambino Beats – Summertime Boogie Under the Sea

Bambino Beats are back to take you on a Summertime Boogie. 

CeilidhKids at the Fringe – Free!

CeilidhKids at the Fringe – Free!

Family workshop suitable for children aged 3-7 years with parents or carers, but everyone welcome, regardless of age or ability. 

Party Panda's Silent Disco

Party Panda's Silent Disco

Take a journey of music with our lively and enthusiastic guides as they take you on a tour of Edinburgh’s historic streets and closes. 

Bromance

Bromance

International award-winning smash hit Bromance is back! Five-star circus about camaraderie and affection. 

Macbeth

Macbeth

In this uniquely Korean retelling of Shakespeare’s story, an ambitious actor dreaming of greatness is captivated by the role of Macbeth. 

Along

Along

A kung fu contemporary circus. 

Body Language: Movement, Dance and Physical Education in Scotland

Body Language: Movement, Dance and Physical Education in Scotland

Delve into the archives of Dunfermline College of Physical Education, Scottish gymnastics and influential dance pioneer Margaret Morris (1891-1980) and discover Scotland’s signif… 

Goliath in the Water

Goliath in the Water

‘As David fights against Goliath, we live. 

Rumba Caribeña

Rumba Caribeña

Take yourself on a journey to the Caribbean in the heart of Scotland’s capital city at an authentic Latin American family-run venue. 

Frolic and Follies

Frolic and Follies

A contemporary twist on the phenomenon of the Ziegfeld Follies, serving up spectacular acts of cabaret, dance, comedy and more. 

Taiwan Season: Bout

Taiwan Season: Bout

Taiwan’s Chang brothers (co-creators of Bon 4 Bon, a five-star hit at the 2018 Fringe) bounce back with a dance that reveals fresh facets of their fraternal relationships and the r… 

BalletBoyz: Them/Us

BalletBoyz: Them/Us

Award-winning all-male company makes an explosive Edinburgh debut. 

Louder Is Not Always Clearer

Louder Is Not Always Clearer

Meet Jonny: teacher, father and football fan. 

Nightclubbing

Nightclubbing

Rachael Young and her badass band of superhumans embrace Afrofuturism and the cult of Grace Jones in Nightclubbing; an explosive performance bringing visceral live music and interg… 

Limb(e)s

Limb(e)s

Aerial dance that offers the darkest hour, and questions what it means to carry or let go of another. 

The Tap Pack

The Tap Pack

With sold-out shows on London’s West End and the Sydney Opera House, Australia’s newest and hottest sensation; The Tap Pack are high energy entertainment inspired by Frank, Dean an… 

Knot

Knot

Physically exhilarating and touchingly poignant, Knot is the internationally acclaimed circus and dance work by Nikki Rummer and JD Broussé. 

Absolutely Legless

Absolutely Legless

With its full show of traditional Irish music, song and dance, Absolutely Legless – the Edinburgh-based traditional Irish dance group – has developed an international reputatio… 

Atomic 3001

Atomic 3001

At least three times over the course of Atomic 3001 I found myself contemplating whether choreographer and performer Leslie Mannès was somehow creating the techno beat that her bo… 

Flamenco: Up Close

Flamenco: Up Close

Experience the full power and intensity of authentic Spanish flamenco, seen up close. 

Yummy

Yummy

Yummy is what it says on the tin – a gooey, delicious, and extremely well-crafted sequence of performances from an ensemble of drag queens who are masters of their respective cra… 

3am Waitress

3am Waitress

3am Waitress by UK company Rogueplay is billed as "merging physical theatre with dance and aerial circus", but may be better described as a duo acro-dance piece since the… 

Innovations Contemporary Dance Platform

Innovations Contemporary Dance Platform

Innovations isn’t just a show. 

Void

Void

Void is really intense, in the best possible way. 

Distinction

Distinction

ZOO Venues in conjunction with DanceXchange and Dance4 present a series of new choreographic works from emerging artists in the Midlands. 

Autóctonos II

Autóctonos II

A quintet between pianist/composer and four dancers, Autóctonos II questions belonging to a group, in this society of endurance, indifference and productivity. 

The Grey Life

The Grey Life

Open the window, take a breath – outside it’s grey. 

Cezary Goes to War

Cezary Goes to War

The Regional Medical Draft Board has strict guidelines for the classification of recruits and their suitability for deployment. 

The Troth

The Troth

Based on Chandradhar Sharma Guleri’s iconic Hindi short story Usne Kaha Tha, The Troth is about one soldier, Sardar Lehna Singh, and the sacrifice he makes to keep his secret pro… 

Dep

Dep

ĐẸP is a Vietnamese word that translates as ‘beautiful’, and is also the starting point for Dam Van Huynh’s dance work that explores the nature of the human condition, tak… 

Pie Equals Square

Pie Equals Square

A mad inventor applies logic to the absurd and abstract. 

Lit aDrift

Lit aDrift

Following the success of Orbit in 2017, DanceSyndrome’s inclusive dance company returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe to once again showcase the beauty and power of inclusive … 

Stick by Me

Stick by Me

We all remember the feeling of temptation to open the box that we’re not supposed to open as a small child. 

POP-UP Duets (fragments of love)

POP-UP Duets (fragments of love)

Janis Claxton Dance returns with this award-winning 2016 Fringe hit. 

NEHH, Made in Scotland and Meursault Present... Crow Hill

NEHH, Made in Scotland and Meursault Present... Crow Hill

Meursault presents Crow Hill, a series of urban horror story vignettes, set in the titular, fictional, Scottish town. 

The Bacchae

The Bacchae

You may think you’ve seen The Bacchae – but have you seen Dionysius wreaking havoc upon his namesake play in an attempt to modernise it? This is the premise of Mermaids: The U… 

Folding Echoes

Folding Echoes

Folding Echoes is a solo dance piece, which originated from audiences’ urge to understand a contemporary dance performance in general across cultures. 

The Ballad of the Apathetic Son and His Narcissistic Mother

The Ballad of the Apathetic Son and His Narcissistic Mother

This high-energy performance features real-life mother Lucy and her 15-year-old son Raedie. 

Cabaret

Cabaret

Back by popular demand! Cabaret is full of decadence and delight, music and merriment. 

Horny Coo in a Tutu

Horny Coo in a Tutu

Horny Coo In A Tutu is a new musical by Tish Tindall starring The Fabulous TT and Lossie Elite Dance Company. 

Brocade

Brocade

Part of the Made in Scotland Showcase, presented by Dance Base at Edinburgh City Chambers, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

Sky Labyrinths

Sky Labyrinths

Having absolutely loved Posolev’s other work at the 2018 Fringe, (Some)Body, I’m a little nervous at the start that this may not be of equal standard. 

What The Moon Saw

What The Moon Saw

A magical journey around the world. 

GIF

GIF

Reflecting the presence of imagery in the modern world, GIF draws parallels between animation and real life. 

Flamenco Global

Flamenco Global

From Andorra to Zanzibar, Ricardo Garcia has taken his fabulous flamenco guitar on journeys far and wide! Collaborating is his thing and here you can see the eclectic results of hi… 

Take Refuge Under My Shade

Take Refuge Under My Shade

This contemporary dance piece performed by Claire Henderson Davis and Bettina Carpi follows the interweaving stories of three pregnant women: a Syrian woman refugee journeying to … 

Sisu

Sisu

Finnish Oulu traditional dance and folk music combines traditional Scottish dance and contemporary dance styles. 

Heads Up

Heads Up

An eclectic pick-and-mix treat of great new dance and styles curated with you, the hungry Fringe audience, in mind. 

Tibetan Monks Sacred Dance

Tibetan Monks Sacred Dance

Tibetan Monks Sacred Dance is a special experience, not quite a religious rite and not quite a performance show as five Tibetan monks from the Tashi Lunpo Monastery in South India … 

Mirage

Mirage

Combining dance, text and improvisation, Mirage is a kinaesthetic exploration of reality and empathy. 

IRL

IRL

I was curious about IRL. 

Mindful Disco

Mindful Disco

Rise and shine with Mindful Disco! A guided event combining dance and mindfulness. 

Vertical Influences

Vertical Influences

The Canadian iconoclastic ice skaters return to Edinburgh’s vintage indoor ice rink, sharing their signature mix of movement, wit, speed and grace. 

Single Life

Single Life

Every now and then a sparkling gem comes bubbling to the surface of the Fringe. 

Belly Dance: A True Story

Belly Dance: A True Story

A captivating show suitable for all encompassing a variety of dance styles, colourful costumes and entertaining narrative. 

WRoNGHEADED

WRoNGHEADED

WRoNGHEADED is a collaborative dance, poetry and film piece produced by Liz Roche Company about the devastating effects of a repressive society in Ireland, particularly on women. 

Jungle

Jungle

Jungle by the Bernese company Pink Mama under the direction of Slawek Bendraf and Dominik Krawiecki, purports to be about post-colonialism and in particular who survives but how do… 

Giselle

Giselle

This version of Giselle, re-imagined by Ballet Ireland in modern dress is bound to cause controversy between traditionalists and modernists. 

Taiwan Season: Bon 4 Bon

Taiwan Season: Bon 4 Bon

This exquisite, delightful show by Chang Dance Theatre riffs on the childhood memories of four boys growing up together and, surprisingly, mangoes. 

This Is the Title

This Is the Title

A dazzling white floor space sets off Nigerian/Finnish Ima Iduozee’s black skin and his grey and black outfit perfectly in This Is The Title, a production in association with Fro… 

Dance-Forms' 75th International Choreographers' Showcase

Dance-Forms' 75th International Choreographers' Showcase

Dance-Forms Productions is celebrating the International Choreographers’ Showcase’s 24th Anniversary and 17 years of brilliant performances at the Fringe. 

She Rose

She Rose

AD1 Youth Dance Company presents an original contemporary dance work She Rose. 

Akbayan

Akbayan

Akbayan is a beautiful folk legend that is performed by the spectacular Kazakh Theatre of Drama and Music Kyzylorda and directed by the esteemed Hussein Amir Temir. 

Step Into Africa IV 

Step Into Africa IV 

Back at the festival for the fourth time, 34/18 Youth Dance Company perform Step Into Africa IV. 

Taiwan Season: Varhung – Heart to Heart

Taiwan Season: Varhung – Heart to Heart

Varhung- Heart to Heart will touch your heart. 

Bluff

Bluff

‘Our world is in order, a world in which there are unchangable truths that are valid to everybody. 

Anchor

Anchor

In a light and playful form, the duet Anchor depicts the dilemma between love and desire. 

Four Go Wild in Wellies

Four Go Wild in Wellies

Four Go Wild in Wellies is a playful look at how friendships are built, broken and mended – a whimsical adventure featuring tents that have a life of their own, bobble hats and o… 

The Sensemaker and Drop the Gogo

The Sensemaker and Drop the Gogo

Accessible yet still in-depth, funny and disturbingly ironic. 

Sowhereto Africa

Sowhereto Africa

Old and new beats meet performance poetry paying tribute to South Africa’s legends. 

The Japanese Dance with Hoppy Kamiyama

The Japanese Dance with Hoppy Kamiyama

A legendary musician, Hoppy Kamiyama and an awesome traditional dancer, Kashichiro; the artists representing Japan from the Hachijojima Island appear at Greenside in the Edinburgh … 

Stoel (Chair)

Stoel (Chair)

Choreographic duet from three years ago. 

Beyond Beauty – Our Country Taiwan

Beyond Beauty – Our Country Taiwan

Beyond Beauty – Our Country Taiwan. 

Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Dance Hall

Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Dance Hall

Why toddle when you can dance!? Sell-out shows around the world, come find out why DJ Monski Mouse is a hit with under fives and their parents/carers. 

Starting Now: Youth Showcase 2018

Starting Now: Youth Showcase 2018

Celebrating the enthusiasm and fresh talent of new dancers from across Scotland. 

Burlesque

Burlesque

Kick off your weekend as we mix you a heady cocktail of burlesque at Le Monde’s Dirty Martini Lounge. 

Chinese Arts and Culture Festival

Chinese Arts and Culture Festival

Touch and feel Chinese arts and culture by attending CACF 2018. 

(Mes)dames

(Mes)dames

Choreographed to the music of Christine and the Queens and Perfume Genius, Constant Vigier’s response to the French motto ‘liberté, egalité, fraternité’ examines womanhood and h… 

India Flamenco

India Flamenco

The symbolic ritual of Indian dance is represented via a graceful routine which flows like a temple carving brought to life, then is followed by a flirtatious and celebratory gyspy… 

As Far as We Are

As Far as We Are

If the impression of an accelerated overall situation ending in a crash is manifested, the mutation to the crash-test dummy has begun. 

Alba Flamenca

Alba Flamenca

The cosy, intimate venue brings you up close with the fiery passion of a pure flamenco night in Andalucia. 

Elvish Dance

Elvish Dance

Follow the elvish dancer into the enchanted forest and get lost in the moment, admiring his strange and subtle art. 

Art of Believing – Flamenco Guitar

Art of Believing – Flamenco Guitar

Composer and flamenco guitar soloist Daniel Martinez presents Art of Believing, a must-see powerful flamenco performance bursting with passion and authenticity. 

China Young

China Young

Beijing Golden Sails Arts Troupe return to Edinburgh following their previous successes. 

Gibbon

Gibbon

Gandini presents a wildly original hodgepodge of juggling, choreography, and theatre that explores the connections between human behaviours, the cycle of nature and to explore the … 

CeilidhKids at the Fringe – Free!

CeilidhKids at the Fringe – Free!

Family workshop suitable for children aged three to seven years with parents or carers. 

Rumba Caribeña

Rumba Caribeña

Take yourself on a journey to the Caribbean. Experience the music and dance of Latin America with audience participation welcomed. Music, dance and fiesta. 

Tartan Olé

Tartan Olé

Scotland meets Spain in this high-energy, intercultural collaboration! Scottish musician and dancers battle and mingle with Flamenco rhythms while the grace and power of the music … 

Blue Scar

Blue Scar

Hip hop dance tale from the proud past of the South Wales valleys. 

May I Speak About Dance?

May I Speak About Dance?

A dancer dances, while another explains. 

MamaBabaMe

MamaBabaMe

MamaBabaMe is a beautiful dance, physical theatre and live music experience created especially for babies and children aged 0-3 and their grown-ups. 

The Gate

The Gate

2017 hit returns! A magical rollercoaster noir mystery tour through Japanese children’s folklore. 

L-E-V - Love Chapter 2

L-E-V - Love Chapter 2

Star of Israel's thriving dance scene, Sharon Eyal presents the London premiere of L-E-V Dance Company, whose name nods to the Hebrew word for heart: 'lev'. 

Hofesh Shechter: Grand Finale

Hofesh Shechter: Grand Finale

Sadler's Wells Associate Artist, Hofesh Shechter's work is part dance, part gig, part theatre and is instantly identifiable. 

Nederlands Dans Theater 1 - Leon & Lightfoot/Pite/Goecke

Nederlands Dans Theater 1 - Leon & Lightfoot/Pite/Goecke

The celebrated NDT returns with a revelatory programme featuring two works by Sol León and Paul Lightfoot: Shoot the Moon, an exploration of hidden emotions to a score by … 

The Stramash Daily Ceilidh

The Stramash Daily Ceilidh

The Stramash Daily Ceilidh. 

Akram Khan Company - Xenos

Akram Khan Company - Xenos

Marking his final performances as a dancer in a full-length piece, Akram Khan takes to the stage alongside five world-class musicians. 

Northern Ballet Jane Eyre

Northern Ballet Jane Eyre

After bringing Sadler’s Wells a succession of sumptuous story-ballets, including the South Bank Sky Arts Dance Award-winning 1984 and the critically acclaimed Casanova, Nor… 

Cloud Gate - Formosa

Cloud Gate - Formosa

Choreographer and writer Lin Hwai-min’s new work takes inspiration from the legendary words of the Portuguese sailors in the 16th century, as they spotted the verdant land … 

Hofesh Shechter - Clowns and New Creation

Hofesh Shechter - Clowns and New Creation

Shechter’s blackly comic portrayal of a group of anarchic clowns was rapturously received at Nederlands Dans Theater in 2016, and he now creates a brand new companion piece t… 

Phoenix Dance Theatre Triple Bill

Phoenix Dance Theatre Triple Bill

70 years after the Empire Windrush docked, marking the start of Caribbean migration to the UK, comes a new work from Phoenix’s artistic director Sharon Watson with a newly co… 

Dancing on Ice Tour 2018: Birmingham

Dancing on Ice Tour 2018: Birmingham

The Dancing on Ice Live UK Tour will be skating back across the country next year, starring the legendary Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean. 

Dancing on Ice Tour 2018: Nottingham

Dancing on Ice Tour 2018: Nottingham

The Dancing on Ice Live UK Tour will be skating back across the country next year, starring the legendary Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean. 

Dancing on Ice Tour 2018: Glasgow

Dancing on Ice Tour 2018: Glasgow

  • Listing
  • Dance Physical Theatre and Circus
  • Glasgow
  • The Hydro
  • 6th - 8th Apr 2018

The Dancing on Ice Live UK Tour will be skating back across the country next year, starring the legendary Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean. 

Dancing on Ice Tour 2018: Manchester

Dancing on Ice Tour 2018: Manchester

The Dancing on Ice Live UK Tour will be skating back across the country next year, starring the legendary Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean. 

balletLORENT - Rumpelstiltskin

balletLORENT - Rumpelstiltskin

As part of Family Weekend, the ever-popular balletLORENT returns to Sadler’s Wells with another of their fantastical dance-theatre fairy-tale adaptations. 

Dancing on Ice Tour 2018: Newcastle

Dancing on Ice Tour 2018: Newcastle

The Dancing on Ice Live UK Tour will be skating back across the country next year, starring the legendary Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean. 

Dancing on Ice Tour 2018: Sheffield

Dancing on Ice Tour 2018: Sheffield

The Dancing on Ice Live UK Tour will be skating back across the country next year, starring the legendary Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean. 

Sidi Larbi with Monks from the Shaolin Temple: Sutra

Sidi Larbi with Monks from the Shaolin Temple: Sutra

This award-winning collaboration between choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, sculptor Antony Gormley and 19 Buddhist monks from the Shaolin Temple in China is one of Sadler’s… 

Dancing on Ice Tour 2018: Wembley

Dancing on Ice Tour 2018: Wembley

The Dancing on Ice Live UK Tour will be skating back across the country next year, starring the legendary Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean. 

Motionhouse: Charge

Motionhouse: Charge

Following on from the success of Broken and Scattered, Motionhouse unearths the science behind the beating of our hearts and the memories we make. 

Strictly Ballroom

Strictly Ballroom

Strictly Ballroom The Musical is the uplifting story that inspired the world to dance. 

Sasha Waltz and Guests - Korper

Sasha Waltz and Guests - Korper

Berlin-based dance-maker and tanztheater luminary Sasha Waltz is celebrated for her compelling imagery and body-focused choreography. 

Tango After Dark

Tango After Dark

When the night falls, the tango is revealed in its most authentic and pure form. 

Born a Shadow, Comapania Rafaela Carrasco, Flamenco Festival 2018

Born a Shadow, Comapania Rafaela Carrasco, Flamenco Festival 2018

Flamenco and the lives of female artists from the Spanish Golden Age combine in this show inspired by the hidden voices of Teresa de Jesús, María de Zayas, Marí… 

Ballet Flamenco Jesus Carmona, Impetus, Flamenco Festival 2018

Ballet Flamenco Jesus Carmona, Impetus, Flamenco Festival 2018

Former dancer with Ballet Nacional de España, Jesús Carmona is a pioneer in flamenco’s evolution. 

Gala Flamenca La Chana, Godess of Compas, Flamenco Festival 2018

Gala Flamenca La Chana, Godess of Compas, Flamenco Festival 2018

Four champions of flamenco puro come together in a homage to La Chana. 

Isabel Bayon Compania -Dju-Dju, Flamenco Festival 2018

Isabel Bayon Compania -Dju-Dju, Flamenco Festival 2018

In an extraordinary collaboration, avant-garde choreographer and dancer Israel Galván directs classical dancer Isabel Bayón as she reinvents herself, exploring the de… 

Beats on Pointe

Beats on Pointe

Direct from a hugely successful tour in Australia, Beats On Pointe is headed to London for its debut season at The Peacock. 

Shen Yun

Shen Yun

Take an enlightening journey through 5,000 years of civilisation! Shen Yun's unique artistic vision expands theatrical experience into a multi-dimensional, inspiring journey th… 

Maria Pages Compania: Yo Carmen - Flamenco Festival 2018

Maria Pages Compania: Yo Carmen - Flamenco Festival 2018

María Pagés searches for the woman behind the femme fatale of Prosper Mérimée’s novel, a character appropriated by so many generations of men. 

Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour - The O2 Arena

Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour - The O2 Arena

  • Listing
  • Dance Physical Theatre and Circus
  • West End
  • O2 Arena
  • 10th Feb 2018 - 9th Feb 2020

The Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour is back to keep you dancing into 2018! Pure dancing pleasure awaits as this supersized Strictly Live show comes to an arena near you in January … 

Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour - Wembley

Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour - Wembley

The Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour is back to keep you dancing into 2018! Pure dancing pleasure awaits as this supersized Strictly Live show comes to an arena near you in Janua… 

Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour - Nottingham

Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour - Nottingham

The Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour is back to keep you dancing into 2018! Pure dancing pleasure awaits as this supersized Strictly Live show comes to an arena near you in Janua… 

Cirque Berserk

Cirque Berserk

Now in its fifth thrilling year, Cirque Berserk! returns to The Peacock this February half-term to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the invention of circus, with a jaw-dropping s… 

Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour - Glasgow

Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour - Glasgow

  • Listing
  • Dance Physical Theatre and Circus
  • Glasgow
  • The Hydro
  • 2nd Feb 2018 - 2nd Feb 2020

The Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour is back to keep you dancing into 2018! Pure dancing pleasure awaits as this supersized Strictly Live show comes to an arena near you in Janua… 

Lebensraum

Lebensraum

Following the five-star success of Horror, Jakop Ahlbom turns his attention to Buster Keaton’s 1920 silent film The Scarecrow. 

Sunday at the Savoy

Sunday at the Savoy

Kristallin Productions is very excited to bring you an internationally acclaimed group of dancers to perform some of the world’s most loved solos, pas de deuxs, and excerpt… 

Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour - Birmingham

Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour - Birmingham

The Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour is back to keep you dancing into 2018! Pure dancing pleasure awaits as this supersized Strictly Live show comes to an arena near you… 

Giselle - Royal Ballet

Giselle - Royal Ballet

The peasant girl Giselle discovers the true identity of her lover Albrecht – and that he is promised to another. 

Le Jeune Homme et La Mort and La Sylphide

Le Jeune Homme et La Mort and La Sylphide

English National Ballet returns with a double bill featuring Roland Petit’s Le Jeune Homme et la Mort and Frank Andersen’s recreation of the beloved classic La Sylphide… 

Song of the Earth and La Sylphide

Song of the Earth and La Sylphide

English National Ballet returns with a double bill featuring Kenneth MacMillan’s masterpiece Song of the Earth and Frank Andersen’s recreation of the beloved classic La… 

OVO - Cirque du Soleil

OVO - Cirque du Soleil

After the success of Amaluna, Cirque du Soleil returns to London in January 2018 with OVO. 

The Nutcracker - English National Ballet

The Nutcracker - English National Ballet

Over 100 dancers and musicians bring The Nutcracker to life with exquisite dancing, beautiful sets and Tchaikovsky’s glorious score played live. 

Matthew Bourne's Cinderella

Matthew Bourne's Cinderella

Matthew Bourne's interpretation of the classic fairy tale, has, at its heart, a true war-time romance. 

The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

A young girl’s enchanted present leads her on a wonderful Christmas adventure in this beautiful classical ballet, danced to Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score. 

The Snowman

The Snowman

Twinkling with festive spirit this stage show is now celebrating 20 consecutive years at The Peacock. 

Sylvia

Sylvia

Frederick Ashton’s delightful full-length classical ballet is a charming feast for the senses, set to Delibes’ marvellous score. 

Amore / Svetlana Zakharova

Amore / Svetlana Zakharova

The three faces of Amore presented by the sublime Svetlana Zakharova in her brand new triple bill are passion, ambiguity and playfulness. 

Kyle Abraham Pavement

Kyle Abraham Pavement

The creation and presentation of Pavement is supported by the National Endowment for the Arts in co-operation with the New England Foundation for the Arts through the National Danc… 

Until Our Hearts Stop

Until Our Hearts Stop

Acclaimed American choreographer, Meg Stuart's work is constantly shifting, developing a language and set of rules for every piece. 

Illustrated 'Farewell'/The Wind/Untouchable

Illustrated 'Farewell'/The Wind/Untouchable

Twyla Tharp and Arthur Pita create new works for The Royal Ballet, in a programme that includes the first revival of Hofesh Shechter’s 2015 work for the Company. 

Birmingham Royal Ballet - Mixed Bill

Birmingham Royal Ballet - Mixed Bill

A mixed programme of new work and much loved pieces. 

Jasmin Vardimon - Pinocchio

Jasmin Vardimon - Pinocchio

Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Jasmin Vardimon is set to charm audiences once again this half term as she returns with her joyous and wildly imaginative take on the classic … 

Vamos Cuba

Vamos Cuba

The scintillating spectacular from acclaimed choreographer Nilda Guerra and director Cal McCrystal returns to London. 

Trois Grandes Fugues

Trois Grandes Fugues

Three acclaimed choreographers each create inimitable dance works to the same piece of music, Beethoven's Grande Fugue op. 

Shobana Jeyasingh Dance - Bayadere -The Ninth Life

Shobana Jeyasingh Dance - Bayadere -The Ninth Life

Ground-breaking dance-maker Shobana Jeyasingh brings her radical imagination to Petipa’s legendary ballet La Bayadère. 

BalletBoyz - 14 days

BalletBoyz - 14 days

BalletBoyz are back with an exciting quartet of new works playing with the concept of balance and imbalance. 

Wayne McGregor - Autobiography

Wayne McGregor - Autobiography

The visionary contemporary choreographer, Wayne McGregor has led his company onto ever more radical and challenging innovations. 

Cirque Eloize Saloon

Cirque Eloize Saloon

For its eleventh original creation, Cirque Éloize invites you to enjoy an exuberant music own Saloon. 

Rip It Up

Rip It Up

Dancing through the 50’s TWO STRICTLY CHAMPIONS TOGETHER WITH ONE STRICTLY PROFESSIONAL Live on stage with BBC Radio Two’s Leo Green with musicians, dancers and singers… 

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland burst onto the stage in 2011 in an explosion of colour, stage magic and inventive, sophisticated choreography. 

Romantic Revolution

Romantic Revolution

Romantic Revolution is an extraordinary evening of ballet where four of the world’s leading dancers from the Bolshoi Ballet will perform with students from London Russian Bal… 

We Are Ian

We Are Ian

There’s something both hilarious and poignant about the dynamic between younger and older generations, the way in which the older relate the tales of their own youth to younger n… 

To Be Me

To Be Me

To Be Me pairs a recording of Kate Tempest’s poetry and live dance choreographed by Julie Cunningham; it’s a risky undertaking which is both fascinating but, at times, teeters … 

PreScribed (A Life Written for Me)

PreScribed (A Life Written for Me)

Prescribed (A Life Written For Me) by performance artist Viv Gordon opens a window for us to peer into the claustrophobically grim life of a GP working at an NHS practice today. 

Arlene! The Glitz. The Glamour. The Gossip.

Arlene! The Glitz. The Glamour. The Gossip.

Introduced by Jacquie Storey – who once successfully auditioned for the group that later became Hot Gossip (and turned them down) – we first see a short video from The Kenny Ev… 

Here Comes Trouble

Here Comes Trouble

Keira Martin’s Here Comes Trouble contains some impressively executed Irish dancing to music which is a meld of Irish melodies and Jamaican beats in a memorable piece about ident… 

Lone Wolf

Lone Wolf

‘When I was a child I thought I was the moon’s daughter’ (Kith, Jay Griffiths). 

A Tale of Two

A Tale of Two

A topical and popular theme for this year’s Fringe – mental health – is explored and fleshed out in this beautiful, bittersweet tale of two childhood friends that battle to f… 

Party Game

Party Game

“What did you expect? This is immersive theatre. 

Mouthpiece

Mouthpiece

Mouthpiece is one of the shows at CanadaHub at King’s Hall, a venue in association with Summerhall. 

Profundis

Profundis

Profundis choreographed by Israeli-born Roy Assaf, is amusingly and slickly performed by the National Dance Company Wales but is more of a ‘five-finger exercise’ for dance stud… 

Plan B for Utopia

Plan B for Utopia

How do we start a conversation about a better future without sounding like dreamers? This is the question that Joan Clevillé Dance’s Plan B For Utopia tries to answer as its nar… 

Sexbox

Sexbox

Freshly stepping out of their Orgone Accumulator this summer, Impermanence are blowing themselves up and climaxing just for you. 

Process Day

Process Day

A sensory experience transforming dancers into sleek, androgynous, nocturnal beings guided through shadows by a futuristic techno soundtrack. 

Flying Atoms

Flying Atoms

Professors Gusto and Hitch work hard in the Laboratory of Curiosity answering questions: how do birds stay in the air? Why don’t the stars fall from the sky? Where does the moon go… 

Folk

Folk

Folk is Caroline Finn’s first piece for the Cardiff-based National Dance Company Wales since becoming its Artistic Director two years ago. 

Where Is Home?

Where Is Home?

‘A show that you watch with your heart and not your head. 

Death in Venice

Death in Venice

As the Sirocco winds bring cholera to the Lido and alleyways of Venice, Dr Aschenbach watches Tadzio swimming in the lagoon. 

A Bridge by a Cliff

A Bridge by a Cliff

According to Isaac Newton’s theory, colours don’t exist; they are instead reflections of substances, vulnerable to our own perception. 

Mind-Goblin

Mind-Goblin

Thisis a solo show where the Korean dancer and choreographer Lee Kyung-eun, inspired by the shamanic gut or rite to expel ‘goblins’ or evil spirits, aims to turn this around an… 

Edinburgh Renaissance Band: Passion and Manners – 16th Century Dance workshop

Edinburgh Renaissance Band: Passion and Manners – 16th Century Dance workshop

This workshop is suitable for anyone looking for a fun afternoon of unfamiliar dances, while still providing challenges for experienced dancers. 

On One Condition

On One Condition

On One Condition draws on stories from Dan Daw’s lived experiences, asking us to question our own perceptions of normal while offering a stripped back look at the world we live in. 

Requiem for Aleppo

Requiem for Aleppo

There are a few moments in your life when it dawns on you that you are experiencing something very unique and special and being an audience member for Requiem for Aleppo was one of… 

Love Gasoline!

Love Gasoline!

Marcel Duchamp was an artist who is famed for creating work in the cubist style and had a huge impact on the conceptual art movement, particularly Dadaism – He’s the one who fa… 

Broken Episodes

Broken Episodes

Broken Episodes is an immersive Artaud style of performance, written and directed by Thomas Sellick-Newton, artistic director of Atmostheatre. 

Membre Fantôme

Membre Fantôme

In their performance, Erwan Keravec and Mickaël Phelippeau question the transformation of identity – the person we used to be but who is now gone forever. 

Sing the Positions

Sing the Positions

A pure and simple fusion of dance and a music concert. 

#JeSuis

#JeSuis

#JeSuis is an edgy new choreographic work by renowned British dancer Aakash Odedra. 

One Step Before the Fall

One Step Before the Fall

‘Theatrical knock-out’ (Times). 

TuTuMucky

TuTuMucky

Powerful and complex, TuTuMucky explores how we’re shaped by the world around us, searches for peace in chaos, and celebrates revolt against the regiments of modern daily life. 

The North

The North

The North is as hostile, unforgiving and beautiful as the land to which it dedicates its hour-long runtime. 

Fanti Acrobats International

Fanti Acrobats International

Fanti Acrobats International from Ghana, West Africa. 

Sierra

Sierra

Sierra is a high-energy modern dance work centered around a soloist working against the core group. 

This Really Is Too Much

This Really Is Too Much

Gracefool Collective’s This Really Is Too Much blends dance, spoken word and physical comedy in a devised expressionistic theatre piece; revealing the absurd realities of life fr… 

Dreaming Amidst Thorns

Dreaming Amidst Thorns

A mysterious child, left alone in the Forest of the Winter Moon, embarks upon a journey of self-discovery. 

The Narrator

The Narrator

A story about secrets, about the unspeakable truth, about being a woman. 

The Phoenix and the Crow

The Phoenix and the Crow

Before the sands of time – in lands undefined – did dwell two friends, two states of mind: the Dancer and the Poet. 

Majuli

Majuli

Majuli is a gentle piece, beguiling in its simplicity in which the dancer and choreographer, Shilpikda Bordoloi evokes the world’s largest river island, Majuli in Assam’s… 

Ceilidh in the Park

Ceilidh in the Park

Help to break the World Record for the Biggest Gay Gordon dance by taking part and help When You Wish Upon a Star to grant the wishes of children with a terminal or threatening ill… 

You Are Not the One Who Shall Live Long

You Are Not the One Who Shall Live Long

You are asked to explain a purpose, statement of intention and concept. 

Virago

Virago

Virago: a story about social injustice with as much relevance today as in Victorian Wales. 

After 4 – Over the Moon

After 4 – Over the Moon

In Korea when somebody dies, people say they have gone ‘over the moon’ or ‘crossed the river’. 

Heads Up

Heads Up

An eclectic pick-and-mix treat of great new dance and styles curated with you, the hungry Fringe audience, in mind. 

Sigma

Sigma

Four shrouded women take to the stage. 

Shoko Seki: Deadline

Shoko Seki: Deadline

Shoko Seki: Deadline is a part-choreographed, part-improvised solo dance piece that explores the Japanese phenomenon of Karuoshi; Seki stressfully dances through the various stages… 

Kokdu: The Soul Mate

Kokdu: The Soul Mate

Kokdu: Soul Mate is physical theatre with charm, humour and a supernatural frisson inspired by Korean shamanistic rites and belief in the Kokdu, a spirit guide who accompanies the … 

Cross Fit

Cross Fit

Picture Jesus in jelly shoes, sweat bands and a glittery loin cloth performing a fitness class and you have Cross Fit, the bonkers ‘service’ hosted by Jesus L’Oreal Christ an… 

Aladdin

Aladdin

This ‘professional ballet company in microcosm’ (Scotsman) tells the tangled tale of Aladdin and his famous lamp condensed into a delightful hour. 

What If I Told You

What If I Told You

Let’s spend an hour playing together. 

Wind-Up

Wind-Up

Czech dance in its ultimate form. 

La Bayadere - Mariinsky Ballet

La Bayadere - Mariinsky Ballet

The Mariinsky Ballet dance Petipa’s great classical ballet of love, betrayal and ultimate redemption. 

The Story of China

The Story of China

Come, meet our oriental beauty, mother of a great ancient nation. 

Creature

Creature

Creature is a contemporary dance show that tries to capture the essence of being human through what the publicity calls ‘aerial acrobatics and earth-bound choreography’. 

Slut

Slut

Slut tells a story which is sadly the experience of many women; girls who have the benefit of naivety during their younger years, which is then destroyed when they face the reality… 

Un Poyo Rojo

Un Poyo Rojo

If you want a bit of light relief from Fringe shows taking themselves too seriously, come to this hilarious, technically mind-blowing piece which calls itself physical theatre but … 

Contrasts - Mariinsky Ballet

Contrasts - Mariinsky Ballet

The Mariinsky Ballet dances a mixed programme of Alonso’s Carmen Suite, McGregor’s Infra and Petipa’s Paquita Grand pas. 

Letters from Earth

Letters from Earth

If you were Earth. 

Paco Pena - Flamencura

Paco Pena - Flamencura

Guitarist, composer, dramatist and producer Paco Peña has expanded the possibilities and changed perceptions of flamenco in a career spanning five decades. 

Taiwan Season: Together Alone

Taiwan Season: Together Alone

An exquisite piece, Together Alone, danced nude by Zoltán Vakulya and Chen-Wei Lee of Art B&B, is a profound meditation on relationships through a sensitive exploration of the bod… 

Taiwan Season: 038

Taiwan Season: 038

038 is the telephone code for Hualien, a small city on the east coast of Taiwan and it is the first few numbers the many emigrants to the bigger cities must dial to phone home. 

Fall Out

Fall Out

Founded by Avalon Rathgeb, Fall Out is tap-dancing like you’ve never seen before. 

Dance-Forms 74th International Choreographers' Showcase

Dance-Forms 74th International Choreographers' Showcase

Dance-Forms Productions is celebrating 16 years of brilliant performances at the Fringe, presenting the cream of the crop of postmodern creations. 

Cabareilidh

Cabareilidh

Fusing a variety performance with a ceilidh is a premise one would not immediately put together but Cabareilidh is an unforgettable night that is perfect for anyone looking for a n… 

Dirty Harry – Supported by The Absolute Jam

Dirty Harry – Supported by The Absolute Jam

Dirty Harry captures the rapture of Blondie and has not only the original sound, feel, attitude and full back catalogue of the band, but a look-a-like of Debbie. 

Flashback

Flashback

Fitness has changed over the last four decades. 

Flamenco for Kids

Flamenco for Kids

Feel that southern Spanish energy! Fringe sell-out returns to Edinburgh, bringing the opportunity for your child to come on stage and learn some rhythms, some steps and even do a s… 

Flamenco Global Connect

Flamenco Global Connect

Ricardo Garcia, Spanish Embassy-endorsed internationally travelling flamenco guitarist collaborates with performers from all over the globe, demonstrating the power of music to con… 

Flamenco Flamenco

Flamenco Flamenco

Fringe favourite Ricardo Garcia has travelled to four continents, demonstrating the art of Flamenco music, rhythm and dance. 

Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Dance Hall

Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Dance Hall

Why toddle when you can dance?! It’s time to get heads, shoulders, knees and toes bopping along to lashings of swing, pop, rock, latin and more! Selling out shows around the world,… 

Gossip

Gossip

Gossip, blather, misinformation and rumours are a cross-cultural phenomenon of humanity. 

Stories from China

Stories from China

This magnificent show will bring you all the quintessence of China: Beijing Opera, chorus, string orchestra, drama, traditional folk music and dance. 

Escape 2

Escape 2

Award-winning professional aerial dance theatre from London LCP is back with Escape 2, a recreation of its predecessor Escape, presented at Fringe 2016. 

Why Stop There?

Why Stop There?

Rebellious, experienced, lyrical and courageous – this amazing multi-generational programme celebrates dancers from 12-85 years of life, dreams, hopes and fears featuring new wor… 

Snigel and Friends

Snigel and Friends

Join Snigel, the inquisitive snail, in their cosy home underneath the leafy canopy; a colourful and sensory world where Snigel’s insect friends come to visit, brought to life by … 

standingOUTstanding

standingOUTstanding

‘A dancer of tremendous joy’ **** (Fest). 

Nocturne

Nocturne

Inspired by the natural, emotional and spiritual migrations that occur after nightfall, Nocturne uses Indian dance and music to summon the different facets of the night: the natura… 

La Maladie de la Mort d’Après Marguerite Duras

La Maladie de la Mort d’Après Marguerite Duras

Every day the same ceremony is held: a hotel room, a man, a woman. 

CeilidhKids at the Fringe – Free!

CeilidhKids at the Fringe – Free!

Family workshop suitable for children aged 3-7 years with parents or carers. 

Flamenco Escocia

Flamenco Escocia

High-energy blend of Flamenco rhythms with a Scottish twist. 

Homo Disco

Homo Disco

Homo Disco is a disco dance party for all who want to act a fool to camp classics. Dance into the early hours with drag queens and more. Get your tickets fast. 

Thus Spoke...

Thus Spoke...

Thus Spoke… is an electrifying piece of existential pop from two of Montreal’s most celebrated artists. 

Velocity: Rising

Velocity: Rising

Velocity: Rising is the next generation in Irish tap. 

Virtuosity

Virtuosity

Double bill showing two faces of dance. 

Binari

Binari

A story about the life of an old woman who has been numbed by a difficult and challenging life. 

Tanguera

Tanguera

A Sadler's Wells favourite returns, in this classic tango production. 

Dorrance Dance-ETM: Double Down

Dorrance Dance-ETM: Double Down

Michelle Dorrance brings tap into the age of electronic music with collaborator Nicholas Van Young. 

Sisters Grimm-Voices of the Amazon

Sisters Grimm-Voices of the Amazon

Following the Grammy Award nominated success of INALA, a Zulu ballet performed with Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Sisters Grimm return with the tale of a water spirit from the Amazon Ri… 

Les Ballet C de la B: Nicht Schlafen

Les Ballet C de la B: Nicht Schlafen

The unclassifiable Alain Platel returns with nine dancers from his critically acclaimed contemporary ensemble le ballets C de la B, for the dark and moving nicht schlafen. 

Alexander Whitley -8 minutes

Alexander Whitley -8 minutes

Following on from his innovative digital work Pattern Recognition, Sadler's Wells New Wave Associate Alexander Whitley takes on the breath-taking scale of space for his company… 

Collapse

Collapse

In under thirty minutes Collapse presents a hauntingly hypnotic exploration of Cassandra’ agony as she prophetically laments the collapse of her city. 

Richard Alston-Triple Bill

Richard Alston-Triple Bill

Richard Alston’s newest creation comes to Sadler’s Wells as part of a triple bill. 

Rain

Rain

Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker's world-renowned company Rosas returns as part of our contemporary classics series with her iconic piece Rain. 

Scottish Ballet-Ceci Est Mon Corps/Emergence

Scottish Ballet-Ceci Est Mon Corps/Emergence

Scotland’s national ballet company returns with a double bill of two radically different, but equally powerful works. 

EFES

EFES

Amsterdam Fringe 2016 award-winners: two dancers take on a relentless, physically and mentally challenging dance duet, where they, and the audience, experience the infinity and … 

Oh My Dad: Christ on a Bike

Oh My Dad: Christ on a Bike

Jesus is in trouble. 

Shooglenifty

Shooglenifty

Shooglenifty’s 2017 started with a sell-out gig at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 

Club Click: The Soul of Dirty Disco

Club Click: The Soul of Dirty Disco

Booty queens and hip hustlers let your freak flag fly at our dazzling evening of sumptuous glamour, glittering divas, cabaret chic and dirty disco dancing. 

Jakop Ahlbom Company - Horror

Jakop Ahlbom Company - Horror

Conceived and directed by Jakop Ahlbom A deserted mansion. 

Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui-m!longa

Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui-m!longa

Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui’s interpretation of tango returns to Sadler’s Wells after its triumphant debut in 2013 and a world tour. 

Northern Soul All-Afternooner

Northern Soul All-Afternooner

Your chance this season to keep the faith and polish up our dance floor with Northern Soul dancing, returning for the third time at Brighton Spiegeltent. 

Big Band: Jumpin' at the Spiegel

Big Band: Jumpin' at the Spiegel

Straight No Chaser Big Band combine with JATS swing dance aces Sam and Gabi for a Lindy Hop dance spectacular. 

Kemptown Carnival: The Resonators + TBA

Kemptown Carnival: The Resonators + TBA

Join us for a night of deep psychedelic bass and high energy from the mighty nine-piece Dub/Reggae phenomenon, The Resonators. 

The Vertiginous Thrill Mixed

The Vertiginous Thrill Mixed

A stunning contemporary programme from The Royal Ballet presents four contrasting choreographic personalities. 

Rambert - Ghost Dances

Rambert - Ghost Dances

One of Rambert's most celebrated works returns to Sadler's Wells for the first time in 14 years. 

Disco yoga

Disco yoga

Disco Yoga® is a brand new yoga class inspired by a new generation of ‘mindful drinkers’ as well as those who simply want fitness to be fun and uplifting! It’s for people who … 

Die Die Die Old People Die

Die Die Die Old People Die

Indie theatre legends David Woods and Jon Haynes of ‘Ridiculusmus’ as two crustaceous elders putting off death in a snail paced farce. 

Swingporium

Swingporium

Vintage swingin’ music and dance in thoroughly postmodern style with The Soultastics band and dancers I Charleston Brighton. 

Massaoke

Massaoke

Massaoke is the club night sensation where the crowd is the star of the show. 

Northern Ballet- Casanova

Northern Ballet- Casanova

Throw caution to the wind. 

Soho - It's not just a place but a state of mind!

Soho - It's not just a place but a state of mind!

Crazy, voyeuristic, unexpected and fast paced, SOHO is a thrill ride of circus, street and theatre in a diverse trip around the streets where glamour and sleaze rub shoulders. 

Musical Bingo

Musical Bingo

It’s just like regular bingo, but instead of shouting out numbers we play songs! Each round takes on a different theme of song choices, these could be based on either a decade, g… 

Sir Duke: Tribute To Ellington

Sir Duke: Tribute To Ellington

A tribute to the classic big-band music of Duke Ellington. 

Cabaret OTT (On The Tube)

Cabaret OTT (On The Tube)

Following a sell-out run and rave audience reviews for his last show, Nuno Sabroso is bringing his latest cabaret to Brighton. 

James Thierree-The Toad Knew

James Thierree-The Toad Knew

Following Tabac Rouge in 2014, Thierree returns with his latest critically acclaimed creation, featuring a seamless mix of mechanical marvels, music, surreal humour and acrobatic f… 

Mark Murphy - Out of this World

Mark Murphy - Out of this World

Out of this World is action packed theatre from acclaimed writer and director Mark Murphy. 

Motionhouse - Scattered

Motionhouse - Scattered

Motionhouse makes a splash as they return to the Peacock with their trademark highly physical styles of dance and acrobatics, combined with lavish imagery projected on a ground bre… 

Betroffenheit

Betroffenheit

Following the award-winning Polaris (Thomas Ades: see the music, hear the dance), this piece from Sadler's Wells Assocate Artist Crystal Pite cements her place as one of the mo… 

Dancer

Dancer

Dogwoof proudly presents the UK premiere of DANCER, followed by a Q&A and live performance by Sergei Polunin. 

Flamenco Festival 2017-Manuel Linan

Flamenco Festival 2017-Manuel Linan

Choreographer, director, and multi award-winning dancer Manuel Liñán returns to Sadler’s Wells with an emotional voyage back to the memories and instincts of ch… 

Mother Africa-Khayelitsha-My Home

Mother Africa-Khayelitsha-My Home

Two million people call the Khayelitsha (the Xhosa word for 'new home') in South Africa home. 

Flamenco Festival 2017- Mercedes Ruiz

Flamenco Festival 2017- Mercedes Ruiz

Let me dance for you – this is the caption of this night. 

Flamenco Festival 2017 - Eva Yerbabuena

Flamenco Festival 2017 - Eva Yerbabuena

Flamenco superstar Eva Yerbabuena is renowned internationally as being one of Spain’s leading dancers. 

Flamenco Festival 2017 - Israel Galván

Flamenco Festival 2017 - Israel Galván

Israel Galván likes nothing more than pushing boundaries and surprising with a know-how fed by the best Flamenco tradition. 

Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour - London O2 Arena

Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour - London O2 Arena

Celebrating 10 FAB-U-LOUS years, the Strictly Come Dancing Live UK Tour extravaganza is back on the road in January 2017 for 30 spectacular super-sized shows across the c… 

Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour - Liverpool

Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour - Liverpool

Celebrating 10 FAB-U-LOUS years, the Strictly Come Dancing Live UK Tour extravaganza is back on the road in January 2017 for 30 spectacular super-sized shows across the c… 

Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour - Manchester

Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour - Manchester

Celebrating 10 FAB-U-LOUS years, the Strictly Come Dancing Live UK Tour extravaganza is back on the road in January 2017 for 30 spectacular super-sized shows across the c… 

Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour - Leeds

Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour - Leeds

Celebrating 10 FAB-U-LOUS years, the Strictly Come Dancing Live UK Tour extravaganza is back on the road in January 2017 for 30 spectacular super-sized shows across the c… 

Tango Fire

Tango Fire

International tango superstar German Cornejo’s Tango Fire returns to The Peacock! With astonishing dancers accompanied by unforgettable live music, this is Argentine tango… 

Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour - Nottingham

Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour - Nottingham

Celebrating 10 FAB-U-LOUS years, the Strictly Come Dancing Live UK Tour extravaganza is back on the road in January 2017 for 30 spectacular super-sized shows across the c… 

Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour - Glasgow

Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour - Glasgow

  • Listing
  • Dance Physical Theatre and Circus
  • Glasgow
  • The Hydro
  • 27th Jan 2017 - 7th Feb 2022

Celebrating 10 FAB-U-LOUS years, the Strictly Come Dancing Live UK Tour extravaganza is back on the road in January 2017 for 30 spectacular super-sized shows across the c… 

Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour - Sheffield

Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour - Sheffield

Celebrating 10 FAB-U-LOUS years, the Strictly Come Dancing Live UK Tour extravaganza is back on the road in January 2017 for 30 spectacular super-sized shows across the c… 

Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour - Newcastle

Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour - Newcastle

Celebrating 10 FAB-U-LOUS years, the Strictly Come Dancing Live UK Tour extravaganza is back on the road in January 2017 for 30 spectacular super-sized shows across the c… 

London International Mime Festival - Familie Flöz

London International Mime Festival - Familie Flöz

Sneak a glimpse of the real drama going on back stage as three stage hands at an Italian opera house are brought to life by the mask theatre masters of Berlin. 

Carmen on Ice

Carmen on Ice

Direct from a summer season at the Iceberg Skating Palace in Sochi and as part of a Worldwide Tour, the spectacular Carmen on Ice glides into The SSE Arena, Wembley for a strictly … 

Cinderella - Chiswick House

Cinderella - Chiswick House

This Christmas Chiswick House plays host to a remarkable event – within a Big Top in the beautiful walled garden will be a spectacular new stage production of Cinderella. 

Hamlet

Hamlet

Flute Theatre Company’s critically-acclaimed adaptation of Shakespeare’s Hamlet comes to the intimate space of Trafalgar Studios 2 this December in a co-production with… 

Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes

Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes

Based on the film by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger and the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale Music by Bernard Herrmann   A beloved fairy tale and Academy Awar… 

Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing is an unprecedented live experience, exploding with heart-pounding music, breathtaking emotion and sensationally sexy dancing, Dirty Dancing live on stage! … 

The Last Tango

The Last Tango

Fresh from their sell-out hit shows Midnight Tango and Dance ’Til Dawn, Strictly Come Dancing  superstars Vincent Simone & Flavia Cacace have created their most movi… 

Often Onstage

Often Onstage

At its most fundamental, theatre could be described as a series of entrances and exits, with a variety of complex journeys thrown in between the two to spice things up. 

Absolutely Legless

Absolutely Legless

Formed in 1997 by experienced and respected dancers and musicians in Edinburgh, this vibrant group has developed a reputation for exciting and innovative performances throughout th… 

Heads Up

Heads Up

An eclectic pick-and-mix treat of great new dance and styles curated with you, the hungry Fringe audience, in mind. 

If There's Not Dancing at the Revolution, I'm Not Coming

If There's Not Dancing at the Revolution, I'm Not Coming

Taking multimedia representations of young women as its inspiration, If There’s Not Dancing at the Revolution, I’m Not Coming picks apart a medley of references to Titanic, Disney … 

Flesh

Flesh

Without name, without identity – the body in its physical, sensual nature. 

Your Own Man / Mad Notions

Your Own Man / Mad Notions

Fusing storytelling, rich imagery and dynamic movement, Murphy scales down and examines his opinions, insecurities, ambitions and the tricky nature of keeping a long-term relations… 

Jen Stone and Megan Thompson Dance Project

Jen Stone and Megan Thompson Dance Project

Jen Stone and Megan Thompson Dance Project is known for its dynamic physicality, powerful imagery and emotive choreography. 

Poetic Transformations of Existential Delight

Poetic Transformations of Existential Delight

Choreographer Ellie Aldegheri presents Lunas Dance Project in Poetic Ramblings of Existential Delight, inspired by Carl Jung’s Memories, Dreams, Reflections and feelings of chang… 

Cafe Palestine

Cafe Palestine

Young Palestinian performers from Aida refugee camp, Bethlehem, will come together with Fringe favourites and surprise guests for this unique review show. 

Mandela in Me

Mandela in Me

Directed by Emmy award-winner and musical director of the multiple Grammy award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir, Jimmy Mulovhedzi. 

Sing and Dance Along with Mr Boom

Sing and Dance Along with Mr Boom

Mr Boom – the children’s one-man band from the moon – is no stranger to The Famous Spiegeltent. 

African Traditional Acrobatics and Cultural

African Traditional Acrobatics and Cultural

This one-of-a-kind show features the mind-blowing dances and acrobatics of Fanti Acrobat International, as well as the freestyle basketball skills of New York’s Rashall Thing. 

The Groove Band

The Groove Band

Steeped in the funk, soul and jazz traditions, The Groove Band have selected some great classic tunes and given them new life, injecting their own brand of groove, infused with exc… 

Dreaming of Leaves

Dreaming of Leaves

Quirky, vibrant and oozing with dark imagination, Dreaming of Leaves is a daring and thought-provoking piece of theatre. 

Along the Silk Road: Classic Poems in Song and Dance

Along the Silk Road: Classic Poems in Song and Dance

You have been cordially invited to a time travel to where the poetry of the Tang dynasty, an artistic pinnacle on par with Shakespeare and Dante, is brought to life by this troupe … 

LuckyMe Festival Party

LuckyMe Festival Party

LuckyMe Records return with the best party of Edinburgh Festival once again. 

Along the Silk Road: Classic Poems in Song and Dance

Along the Silk Road: Classic Poems in Song and Dance

You have been cordially invited to time travel, to where the poetry of the Tang dynasty – an artistic pinnacle on par with Shakespeare and Dante – is brought to life by this tr… 

Edinburgh Renaissance Band at St Mark's

Edinburgh Renaissance Band at St Mark's

The music, song and dance of the Medieval and Renaissance worlds is brought to life by the city’s famous early music group. 

Into the Water

Into the Water

Into the Water promises to be a family-friendly show full of dancing and imagination. 

Dancer

Dancer

Join Ian, Scotland’s leading learning disabled-artist, and Gary as they hit the floor in this often hilarious exploration of what it really means to be a dancer. 

Éowyn Emerald & Dancers

Éowyn Emerald & Dancers

Éowyn Emerald and Dancers, make a welcome return to Edinburgh in their usual Greenside, Royal Terrace location. 

Lïnger

Lïnger

Breandán de Gallaí, the celebrated ex-Riverdance principal, has devised a biographical series of dances to create Lïnger, which is performed in the generously spacious main thea… 

Myth in Store

Myth in Store

Set in a department store in the glamorous 1930s, the myth of Persephone and Ceres is told through music, drama, comedy and dance. 

Lost in Complete

Lost in Complete

Lost in Complete is a poetic, witty show brimming with the collective energy of Sweden’s top all-male, six-strong street dance squad, Complete Dance Crew. 

Al-Rowwad: Beautiful Resistance

Al-Rowwad: Beautiful Resistance

Beautiful Resistance promotes human rights through creative and non-violent responses to the armed occupation of Palestine. 

Along the Silk Road: Rhythm of the Orient

Along the Silk Road: Rhythm of the Orient

The troupe, founded in 1987, is drawn from thousands of students from 80 Beijing primary and high schools. 

Cabaret (Kab-uh-rey)

Cabaret (Kab-uh-rey)

Back by popular demand! Cabaret is full of decadence and delight with incredible music and suggestive, hard-biting themes. 

Mandela in Me

Mandela in Me

Directed by Emmy award-winner and musical director of the multiple Grammy award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir, Jimmy Mulovhedzi. 

May Contain Nuts

May Contain Nuts

BroadwayBaby. 

Pesky Pirates: A Hip-Hop Adventure

Pesky Pirates: A Hip-Hop Adventure

After sell-out shows of The Princess and the Frog last year, Let’s All Dance is back with this high energy interactive show, full of action, giggles and fantastic hip-hop dancing… 

May Contain Nuts

May Contain Nuts

BroadwayBaby. 

Into the Woods

Into the Woods

Cinema screening of live performance. 

Snakes and Giants

Snakes and Giants

Sometimes a good performance doesn’t fulfill the purpose of normal theatre. 

Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake

Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake

Cinema screening of live performance. 

Flamenco Escocia

Flamenco Escocia

High energy blend of Flamenco rhythms with a Scottish twist. 

The End

The End

Celebrated Scottish choreographer Jack Webb has brought his latest, typically idiosyncratic work, The End, for performance at this year’s Festival Fringe as part of the extensive… 

Scary Shit

Scary Shit

A combination of silly and serious is something rarely achieved with any success. 

CoinciDance

CoinciDance

Frequently mixed up, these dancers were inspired to create a duet exploring the contrasting desires to be recognised as an individual while fitting in with the crowd. 

Snow Charm and Spring Scenery

Snow Charm and Spring Scenery

Specially produced for the Jilin Culture Week and also staged at the Moscow Kremlin Theatre. 

Entrails

Entrails

Entrails is a contemporary dance theatre piece that presents an urgent, dark and absurd look at our human bodies. 

Macbeth

Macbeth

Fortitude Dance company’s attempt to stage a ‘physical theatre’ version of Shakespeare’s bloody Scottish tragedy in the club scene of 1980’s Manchester is certainly a nov… 

Heads Up

Heads Up

An eclectic pick-and-mix treat of great new dance and styles curated with you, the hungry Fringe audience, in mind. 

Poggle

Poggle

“Poggle’s not scared of climbing trees,” we’re told early on in this beautifully clear and uncluttered piece of vibrant dance theatre aimed at very young children. 

Elizabeth

Elizabeth

Cinema screening of live performance. 

The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby

Tackling an adaptation of The Great Gatsby, one of the most famous and beloved novels ever written, is not a task taken on lightly but it is one the Nottingham New theatre rises to… 

Along the Silk Road: Songs, Soldiers and Legends

Along the Silk Road: Songs, Soldiers and Legends

A mix of ancient music, legends and history as this troupe of 80 young performers recreates the excitement of an ancient imperial parade during the reign of Emperor Qin, almost 1,3… 

Along the Silk Road: Songs, Soldiers and Legends

Along the Silk Road: Songs, Soldiers and Legends

A mix of ancient music, legends and history as this troupe of 80 young performers recreate the excitement of an ancient imperial parade during the reign of Emperor Qin, almost 1,30… 

Fraxi Queen of the Forest

Fraxi Queen of the Forest

Some stupid adults, having forgotten what it’s actually like to be children, are often surprised, disturbed and horrified by the serious issues lurking in the heart of the most s… 

Hospital Food

Hospital Food

A touching story about 10 young people living with various cancer diagnoses, some are looking for a cure, some are looking for escape or hope and some are looking to spend as much … 

Along the Silk Road: Dance and Sing at a Tibetan Festival

Along the Silk Road: Dance and Sing at a Tibetan Festival

Kids love to be involved when watching a show and we provide you with such a chance! Dance and sing together and even try on traditional ethnic costumes with this group of young da… 

Where We Are

Where We Are

Stuck in a limbo of reluctance between being told to follow and not wanting to be an adult, this group of young performers take an honest and emotional look at where they are, wher… 

2 By 5

2 By 5

International Collegiate Theatre Festival has put together a delightful programme of both well-known and less familiar works to create this production of 2 By 5. 

It Folds

It Folds

Both touching and humorous, It Folds is an experimental exploration of grief, death and the human condition. 

Matthew Bourne's The Car Man

Matthew Bourne's The Car Man

Cinema screening of live performance. 

BLD presents Pop Lock-in

BLD presents Pop Lock-in

Let the kids be the stars of Fringe 2016! Following 2014-2015 sell-outs, Pop Lock-in returns to take over Edinburgh’s coolest nightclub. 

Contemporary?

Contemporary?

Arts Printing House presents a Lithuanian phenomenon. 

Union

Union

CAPA College are in Edinburgh bringing with them a collection of talented young dancers and a showcase of conceptually ambitious routines. 

Wheel of Fortune Disco

Wheel of Fortune Disco

Every Friday and Saturday night we proudly present the Wheel of Fortune. 

Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty

Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty

Cinema screening of live performance. 

Baby Loves Disco

Baby Loves Disco

Always a sell-out, the original family dance party returns to Edinburgh’s funkiest nightclub for its eighth Fringe run. 

Along the Silk Road: Dance and Sing at a Tibetan Festival

Along the Silk Road: Dance and Sing at a Tibetan Festival

Kids love to be involved when watching a show and we provide you with such a chance! Dance and sing together and even try on traditional ethnic costumes with this group of young da… 

Flamenco for Kids

Flamenco for Kids

Feel that southern Spanish energy! Fringe sell-out returns to Edinburgh, bringing the opportunity for your child to come on stage and learn some rhythms, some steps and even do a s… 

Tommy Miah's Indian Street Food Festival

Tommy Miah's Indian Street Food Festival

Experience the delights of India with a blend of delicious Indian street food and traditional dance.  

Chiffonnade

Chiffonnade

Chiffonnade is a choreographic creation rich in raw material which can be felt, touched, rustled, pleated, torn, that can be worn or used to disguise, and transform our appearances… 

Puzzle

Puzzle

How does the world look to a small child? Is it round or angular, yellow or blue? Or maybe oblong, green, hollow and soft? Renowned Lithuanian choreographer Birute Baneviciute piec… 

Oh My Dad: Christ on a Bike

Oh My Dad: Christ on a Bike

JC’s in trouble. 

Colourful Games

Colourful Games

Games are more than just fun for babies and small children, taking up most of their time in the first years of their life. 

The Scottish Cafe Summer Ceilidh

The Scottish Cafe Summer Ceilidh

Following the huge success of The Scottish Cafe & Restaurant sell-out Winter Festival ceilidh, we are delighted to be hosting our summer ceilidh, featuring traditional Scottish cei… 

Made to Love

Made to Love

Edinburgh-based singer-songwriter Fiona Crow presents her collection of self-penned songs accompanied by a full band, visual art and dance for a one-off Fringe production. 

Trip the Light

Trip the Light

Three contemporary dance pieces by the creators of Budge3: **** (BroadwayBaby. 

Pesky Pirates: A Hip-Hop Adventure

Pesky Pirates: A Hip-Hop Adventure

After sell-out shows of The Princess and the Frog last year, Let’s All Dance is back with this high energy interactive show, full of action, giggles and fantastic hip-hop dancing… 

Wunderbar

Wunderbar

The two performers could be anyone; strangers or siblings, friends or lovers. 

Welcome to the Latin Quarter

Welcome to the Latin Quarter

A programmed carnival showcase of Latin music, dancers and fiesta at El Barrio, every night of the Fringe until 5am! 

Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Dance Hall

Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Dance Hall

Why toddle when you can dance? Get glam and get dancing at this international hit, retro-fabulous vintage disco for under-5s (babies under 6 months can go free). 

Jiggle & Hyde Present: Sketchy Mother Pluckers

Jiggle & Hyde Present: Sketchy Mother Pluckers

In a desperate attempt to get some Edinburgh nookie, Jiggle & Hyde present a sketch show to woo, amaze and amuse. 

Whiteout

Whiteout

‘Bringing a thrillingly muscular energy. 

Lynne Jassem: From Como to Homo

Lynne Jassem: From Como to Homo

Lynne Jassem brings her moving solo show From Como to Homo to Edinburgh. 

Joli Vyann: Imbalance

Joli Vyann: Imbalance

Combining exciting acrobatic skills and athletic dance, this energetic, thought-provoking performance explores our obsessive dependence with technology, asking whether our lives ar… 

POP-UP Duets (fragments of love)

POP-UP Duets (fragments of love)

Award winners Janis Claxton (choreographer) and Pippa Murphy (composer) join forces with world-class dancers for a series of site-specific performances. 

How to Be a Rock Star

How to Be a Rock Star

Winner Best Comedy Weekly Award 2015 Adelaide Fringe. 

CeilidhKids at the Fringe – Free

CeilidhKids at the Fringe – Free

Family workshop suitable for children aged 3-7 years with parents or carers. 

Stateside

Stateside

Star-spangled evening of song and dance featuring stunning original choreography, wonderful vocal arrangements, striking production values, all with an American twist. 

Flamenco Global Connect

Flamenco Global Connect

Flamenco Global Connect: Ricardo Garcia, Spanish Embassy-endorsed internationally travelling flamenco guitarist collaborates with performers from all over the globe, demonstrating … 

The Cuban Gypsy

The Cuban Gypsy

In a modern, changing Havana a Cuban girl discovers her Gypsy roots, incredible voice and love for dance. 

The Tap Pack

The Tap Pack

If you only see two shows this festival, see this one. 

End Times Steampunk Festival

End Times Steampunk Festival

A Steampunk fandazzle eruption. 

Lakuta

Lakuta

A truly global mix of musicians who draw on influences from jazz, funk, soul and world music. 

Marilyn Carino with band

Marilyn Carino with band

Marilyn Carino’s torchy, existential electro-soul has been likened to “Nina Simone coming back from the dead to front Morcheeba”; her latest album, ‘Leaves, Sadness, Science’ deeme… 

Shlomo: #NewRules

Shlomo: #NewRules

Award-winning beatboxer, live looper and serial collaborator Shlomo returns with a brand new one-man show #NewRules, exploring his unique relationship with technology and pushing t… 

John Callaghan's Cabaret Electro

John Callaghan's Cabaret Electro

Quirky, wistful, witty, jubilant songs; dynamic performance; unique arrangements; ingenious costumes. 

Voodoo Love Orchestra

Voodoo Love Orchestra

The big band sound of 1960s Latin America via the back streets of New Orleans, this irresistibly swinging street music will have the crowd baying for more. 

Carnival Collective vs. Orkestra Del Sol: UK Street Band Sound Clash!

Carnival Collective vs. Orkestra Del Sol: UK Street Band Sound Clash!

Orkestra del Sol’s explosive reinvention of global brass band music has captured imaginations and left a trail of pummeled dance floors across continents. 

Kianja

Kianja

Kianja is an emerging young singer/songwriter making waves on the live London scene, fusing jazz and urban flavours with a twist of vintage style. 

Aqua TV

Aqua TV

Sit back, relax and enjoy Aqua TV, brought to you by the synchronised swimmers of Brighton. 

South Coast Soul Revue Live at The Brunswick

South Coast Soul Revue Live at The Brunswick

This eight-piece soul and funk band just keeps getting better. 

G

G

Like ‘Waiting for Godot’ on speed, this hilarious and moving new show revealing the dramas that transpire when an old TV actress from Hi-De-Hi and a young classical actor get toget… 

Bloco Branco Live

Bloco Branco Live

Urban bateria playing high-octane samba, funk and breakbeats with a soul-coaxing singer and a life-affirming, gotta-dance vibe. 

An evening of Motown with Suprema

An evening of Motown with Suprema

Show-stopping Motown-covers act with three female vocalists who provide choreographed dance routines, costume changes and epic vocals! Performing only the best songs from Motown to… 

Dats My Jam

Dats My Jam

Brighton buddies Tara and Jossy have spent years tearing up dance floors all over the world. 

Cassetteboy vs DJ Rubbish

Cassetteboy vs DJ Rubbish

YouTube sensations Cassetteboy team up with hilarious rapper DJ Rubbish to crash open the season with a comedy show in a nightclub, as they dance on the wreckage. 

Stomp

Stomp

Celebrating its 13th sensational year in London, Stomp  is still the West End’s unstoppable smash-hit!  Rhythm, theatre, comedy and dance come together in the mu… 

Nutcracker

Nutcracker

The magical Christmas ballet for all the family. 

Beauty Of The Beast

Beauty Of The Beast

A slow burn performance, which builds to a surprisingly hard hitting climax, using a dance and self-aware comedy. 

Paradise Lost (lies unopened beside me)

Paradise Lost (lies unopened beside me)

I have never before been moved from laughing to tears pouring down my face – in the space of one sentence – until I saw this piece. 

The Letter: To be or to MBE

The Letter: To be or to MBE

There’s an enlightening moment in Jonzi D’s dance-based piece where a disembodied voice interrogates him as he ponders whether or not to accept a New Year’s honour. 

K'rd Strip: A Place to Stand

K'rd Strip: A Place to Stand

K’Rd Strip: A Place to Stand is a bizarre yet beautiful blend of Māori culture, contemporary dance, vocals and music, drag and real life stories. 

Vertical Influences

Vertical Influences

Le Patin Libre present, in their latest show Vertical Influences, an innovative visual spectacle, the likes you will have never seen before. 

Absolutely Legless

Absolutely Legless

Formed by experienced dancers and musicians in Edinburgh (1997), this group has developed a reputation for exciting and innovative performances. 

Dance Inspirations

Dance Inspirations

Direct from the Scottish Borders, pupils from the renowned Fiona Henderson School of Dance and Performing Arts will delight with their selection of dances in Highland, tap, ballet,… 

Heads Up

Heads Up

An eclectic pick-and-mix treat of great new dance and styles curated with you, the hungry Fringe audience, in mind. 

An Invitation...

An Invitation...

Bodies are awkward, difficult things. 

I Loved You and I Loved You

I Loved You and I Loved You

If Morfydd Owen had lived three weeks longer she would have been immortalised in the 27 Club. 

Last Man Standing

Last Man Standing

For those who like their dance without frills, Last Man Standing provides an hour of unrelenting raw movement. 

The Furies

The Furies

Durham’s Ethrael Theatre presents a musical adaptation of Aeschylus’s The Furies, a tale of vengeance, honour, justice and mercy. 

Under Flat Sky / Edge of Nowhere

Under Flat Sky / Edge of Nowhere

Under Flat Sky is a stunningly beautiful immersion of dancers in a moving visual art landscape specially made by German artist Silke Mansholt. 

Ponies Don't Play Football

Ponies Don't Play Football

Irrepressible ponydance return to Edinburgh with a gallop to present their biggest show to date, in collaboration with the brilliant and prolific musician Donal Scullion and his ba… 

Boys Who Like to Play With Dolls

Boys Who Like to Play With Dolls

This two-person dance and physical piece is performed and choreographed by Tereza Ondrová and Peter Šavel, a male-female duo who have worked successfully both separately and toge… 

YAMA

YAMA

There is dance and there is Scottish Dance Theatre. 

Stepping Across the Atlantic

Stepping Across the Atlantic

Gaelic song, music and dance from Scotland and the diaspora, brought together in a dynamic ensemble showcasing the rhythmical links between puirt-à-beul (Gaelic mouth music) and s… 

Aspects of Joy – Free

Aspects of Joy – Free

Joy Carter’s stand-up centres around a cute theme that works well for its midday slot. 

Time Lapse

Time Lapse

Through a series of surreal, nostalgic and captivating scenarios, the piece draws on personal experiences of the artist Sarah Vaughan-Jones in order to investigate how we measure a… 

Farewell, My Concubine – The Movement of the Martyr

Farewell, My Concubine – The Movement of the Martyr

A breakthrough Chinese classic that combines the elements of sword-play, martial arts, opera and contemporary dance that tells of the undying love and devotion between Xiang Yu (Ki… 

The Bad Arm: Confessions of a Dodgy Irish Dancer

The Bad Arm: Confessions of a Dodgy Irish Dancer

Out she comes, toes pointed, slim legs scissoring the air, arms pressed stiffly to her sides. 

For Now, I Am

For Now, I Am

Following on from Brew’s acclaimed Remember When which recalled his past an elite ballet dancer, For Now I am engages directly with his body as it is now, 18 years on since his lif… 

EurekaDance – Presented by Performing Arts Studio Scotland

EurekaDance – Presented by Performing Arts Studio Scotland

EurekaDance is the culmination of a week of movement exploration with artistic director of Collision, Lisi Perry and Simonson Modern Jazz facilitator Teresa Perez Ceccon – all th… 

Caitlin

Caitlin

In 1953, poet Dylan Thomas died. 

Plan B for Utopia

Plan B for Utopia

You have a plan, and then you don’t. 

Fold

Fold

This show brings the arts of dancing and paper folding together in an exploration of how the two mediums can unite. 

Correction

Correction

This is a mesmerising, funny and well-crafted example of modern choreography, which explores what you can achieve when you are put under restrictions. 

Vagabond

Vagabond

Vagabond: Where Will the Wind Take You? is the story of three vagabonds, or clowns, called Cazzo, Lazzo and Pazzo. 

Madama Butterfly

Madama Butterfly

In Madama Butterfly, Compagnie Nathalie Cornille Danse reimagines Puccini’s tragic 1904 opera as a short solo dance piece designed for children. 

Tibetan Monks Performance Workshop

Tibetan Monks Performance Workshop

Tibetan Buddhist monks will introduce you to some of the steps from the masked dances, give you the background to their tradition of spirited dialectical debate and teach you the i… 

We Are the Monsters

We Are the Monsters

No two people – or monsters – are exactly the same! Come along and meet some scratchy, shimmering creatures and multi-coloured mini monsters, playing and interacting with one a… 

Falling in love with Frida

Falling in love with Frida

After a sell-out run and a Herald Angel Award at the 2014 Fringe, Bowditch returns with her intimate and witty show that explores the life, loves and legacy of painter Frida Kahlo … 

Christ on a Bike

Christ on a Bike

JC’s in trouble. 

Flow! FRINGE

Flow! FRINGE

Flow! is a revolutionary open stage event that sees dancers in close conversation with poets. 

Martha Reeves and the Vandellas

Martha Reeves and the Vandellas

Founded in 1960, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas boast a string of classic Motown hits, including (Love is Like a) Heat Wave, Nowhere to Run, Jimmy Mack, Bless You and Dancing in t… 

Contemporary?

Contemporary?

Arts Printing House (Lithuania) presents – the phenomenon of the year: Contemporary? A good parody has to have four elements: it must make the audience laugh, surprise them with … 

Puzzle

Puzzle

Puzzle is a performance created with deep wisdom, taking infants step by step towards the joy of cognition. 

The Showhawk Duo

The Showhawk Duo

British guitarists The Showhawk Duo have dazzled audiences worldwide with their spectacular approach to playing the guitar. 

African Traditional Acrobatics and Cultural

African Traditional Acrobatics and Cultural

Great show from Ghana, West Africa! Fanti Acrobats is a group that exhibit African traditional culture and acrobatics. 

Dreaming in Code

Dreaming in Code

Award-winning choreographer Tamsin Fitzgerald and Eddie Kay for Frantic Assembly present Dreaming in Code, an explosive, visceral, brand new double bill performed by one of the UK… 

Balletronic

Balletronic

Balletronic has a name that intrigued me from the get-go. 

Pitch a Fest

Pitch a Fest

Unzip your tent, slip on your wellies and be prepared to be transported to a music explosion. 

Da-Da-Darling

Da-Da-Darling

This evocative dance performance is as notable for the process by which it was made as it is for the quality of the final product. 

Homme | Animal

Homme | Animal

‘How can I know who I am …feeling with pure energy, / With my heart, my mind, my body, my soul, / This is who and what I am. 

Budge3

Budge3

At once frenetic and contemplative, Budge3 is an intricate knot of elastic energy, dance that is fit to burst at any moment. 

Dolls

Dolls

Dolls is about our relationships with toys, but there is nothing wooden about this show. 

Make Some Noize Music Festival

Make Some Noize Music Festival

Make Some Noize is Edinburgh’s most anticipated all day music festival featuring some of the world’s biggest music artists. 

Smash It Up

Smash It Up

Originally inspired by the demolition of the Chartist Mural in Newport, South Wales, Smash it Up explores the destruction of art, culture and public space. 

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

‘Choreographed by Robert Royce and Joanne Whitehill, this Alice captures the zany adventure in Lewis Carroll’s original story in a package that appeals to even the youngest audie… 

Orkestra Del Sol – Larger Than Life

Orkestra Del Sol – Larger Than Life

Globally inspired, but distilled in Scotland. 

Master Shoko and Margarita

Master Shoko and Margarita

A Japanese woman, Shoko, meets Jura, a Russian man in Berlin airport. 

Bambino Beats Presents Under the Sea

Bambino Beats Presents Under the Sea

Perfect way for under sixes to burn off energy at this fun, musical and sea animal filled session. 

Grandad and Me

Grandad and Me

The Letter J’s production of Grandad and Me is simple, moving and effective. 

The Bollywood Express

The Bollywood Express

Bollywood. 

Heads Up

Heads Up

An eclectic pick-and-mix treat of great new dance and styles curated with you, the hungry Fringe audience, in mind. 

Thread

Thread

Thread is a multimedia dance drama, that blurs the lines between fantasy and reality, arousal and disgust, fun and violence, spectacle and authenticity. 

Idiot-Syncrasy

Idiot-Syncrasy

Igor and Moreno move. 

Flamenco Escocia

Flamenco Escocia

Ricardo Garcia doesn’t introduce himself when he walks on stage: he’s not here to show off, he’s here to guide you through Scotland’s history and folklore with flamenco rhythms. 

Yerma

Yerma

Amina Khayyam’s Yerma is a beautiful rendition of Federico Garcia Lorca’s classic text. 

Carnival Medea: A Bacchanal

Carnival Medea: A Bacchanal

From Georgia State University comes a wonderful reimagining of the Medea myth, reset in the colourful trappings of Trinidad’s carnival. 

Danza del Caribe: Itara

Danza del Caribe: Itara

Welcome to a world in which West Africa meets Jamaica, meets Cuba: A world of burning desire, or as they say in Yoruba, Itara. 

Cafe Baile

Cafe Baile

Unique showcase of highlights from the Fringe’s best dance, circus and physical theatre shows. 

Passion: A Contemporary Journey to the Cross

Passion: A Contemporary Journey to the Cross

Creator/director: Claire Henderson Davis. 

The Sino Profusion Show

The Sino Profusion Show

Performed by Shanghai’s Hand in Hand Troupe, a famous young artists’ association in China. 

Oriental Fairy Tales: The Charming Oriental City

Oriental Fairy Tales: The Charming Oriental City

The ancient East, full of myth and charm. 

Dance-Forms' 70th International Choreographers' Showcase

Dance-Forms' 70th International Choreographers' Showcase

Dance-Forms Productions will celebrate the 21st anniversary of the International Choreographers’ Showcase and 14 years presenting exciting performances at the Edinburgh Fringe. 

Fife Young Dance Company

Fife Young Dance Company

A programme of creative dance that is physically challenging with a fresh dynamic edge from this brand new company. 

BLD presents Pop Lock-in

BLD presents Pop Lock-in

Sell-out 2014. 

CeilidhKids at the Fringe – Free!

CeilidhKids at the Fringe – Free!

Family workshop suitable for children aged three to seven years with parents or carers. 

Butoh Beethoven

Butoh Beethoven

In a piece that is at times frightening, at times energising and constantly absorbing, solo-performer Vangeline is our white-collared conductor, guiding us through a piece which ab… 

Can I Start Again Please

Can I Start Again Please

Pay attention as this breathtaking production desiccates, then dissects childhood trauma via its exploration of Wittgenstein and semantics: there’s a wordless sucker punch in Can… 

Flamenco Escocia

Flamenco Escocia

High energy blend of Flamenco rhythms with a Scottish twist. 

Baby Loves Disco

Baby Loves Disco

Fringe sell-out 2009-2014. 

Butoh Medea

Butoh Medea

Using the Japanese dance form butoh and an adapted text, Yokko brings the spirit of Medea alive. 

Follow the Heart

Follow the Heart

Follow the Heart is a modern dance drama presented by six public amateur dancers from Shanghai Himalayas Museum [M Theatre]. 

Swing Circus

Swing Circus

Swing Circus is a high-energy show that combines top-level swing dancers launching each other across the stage with traditional circus disciplines including acrobats, handbalancers… 

Alba Flamenca

Alba Flamenca

‘Away from the dreary clouds and maddening crowds of Edinburgh, you can find a little slice of sizzling Spain. 

Between Us and Hunting Dust

Between Us and Hunting Dust

A thrilling double from two of Scotland’s most exciting young choreographers. 

Cozy

Cozy

Colin and Yozy are an international duo melding together music and dance. 

After Freedom: New Rhythms of Soweto

After Freedom: New Rhythms of Soweto

Told through the story of a young male character, Sphiwe, this musical takes the audience through the ups and downs of youth life in Soweto. 

Hydrophobia (Free)

Hydrophobia (Free)

A new human colony, but full of idiots. 

Summerhall's Opening Night Party – Prosumer with House of Traps

Summerhall's Opening Night Party – Prosumer with House of Traps

Prosumer aka Achim Brandenburg has a fever for Chicago’s Jack flavour with a vision, passion and knowledge which makes Prosumer a guardian of house music history and one of the f… 

Bruit de Couloir

Bruit de Couloir

Clément Dazin’s Bruit de Couloir is a mesmerising solo, and a deep and intimate homage to life. 

India Flamenco

India Flamenco

India Flamenco. 

Special Edition 2015

Special Edition 2015

Following a sell-out Fringe Season in 2014, dancers from Scottish Ballet return to Dance Base to present new work freshly made and premiered exclusively for the Dance Base Fringe p… 

Herstory

Herstory

History may be ancient. 

My Mania

My Mania

Be transported back to 1992 when music videos ruled and join a group of high school students as they learn how to deal with themselves, each other and varying degrees of depression… 

B-Orders

B-Orders

A stunning contemporary circus and dance performance by Ashtar Muallem and Fadi Zmorrod featuring the absence of freedom and the desire to escape the multitude of codes, orders and… 

B-Boys, B-Girls and B-Bots

B-Boys, B-Girls and B-Bots

The breakdancing robots (B-bots) have landed in Edinburgh and they’re being chased all over town! Can the B-boys and B-girls of Edinburgh use their breakdancing skills to help the … 

Transitions of (I)dentity

Transitions of (I)dentity

The inner struggle of who we are, and who we should be. 

Dave Callan – A Little Less Conversation 2: A Little More Less Conversation

Dave Callan – A Little Less Conversation 2: A Little More Less Conversation

Dave Callan, Irish born Australian based comedian brings the sequel to last years must see comedy dance spectacular to Edinburgh. 

One Fine Day

One Fine Day

One of Korea’s most celebrated contemporary dance companies, who have toured to over 30 countries, make their UK debut with a double bill of two of their most acclaimed works. 

Ticket to Bollywood

Ticket to Bollywood

A spectacular, high-octane production from Mumbai, India brings to life the glitz and glamour of Bollywood song and dance. 

The Princess and the Frog

The Princess and the Frog

Once upon a time there was a beautiful princess. 

CeilidhKids at the Fringe – Free!

CeilidhKids at the Fringe – Free!

Family workshop suitable for children aged three to seven years with parents or carers. 

Flamenco for Kids

Flamenco for Kids

Feel that southern Spanish energy! Fringe sell-out returns to Edinburgh, bringing the opportunity for your child to come on stage and learn some rhythms, some steps and even do a s… 

WinstonsWow

WinstonsWow

Winner of the Canadian Comedy Award for best stand-up, the deeply deadpan and utterly unique King of Obscure Winston Spear makes his Fringe debut with a comedy and dance routine th… 

Drum Tribe

Drum Tribe

A dynamic fusion of rhythm and dance, Drum Tribe has arrived to transport you to the place where the glow of firelight meets the primal rumble of the South African heartbeat. 

The Tap Dancing Mermaid

The Tap Dancing Mermaid

Gather round, gather round for the moon’s magical, mystical story about a tippetty-top tap dancer called Marina Skippett, who he has been watching at night. 

T-Dance

T-Dance

London’s boldest dance theatre brings hit shows to the Fringe. 

Seed: Advancement

Seed: Advancement

Exhilarating Japanese taiko drumming and stunning swordplay dramatically combined by an award-winning group. 

CeilidhKids at the Fringe – Free!

CeilidhKids at the Fringe – Free!

Family workshop suitable for children aged three to seven years with parents or carers. 

Funtime Kids Comedy Disco

Funtime Kids Comedy Disco

Direct from Australia. 

Qoya Women's Movement Workshops

Qoya Women's Movement Workshops

Qoya is a women’s movement practice that combines yoga, free dance and sensual movement to bring women back into their bodies, to remember our essence is wise, wild and free.