Fault Lines

Fault Lines

As our planet’s voice gets louder, are we ready to listen? Fault Lines pulls at the tension in our relationship with nature. 

Fringe Fragments

Fringe Fragments

Produced by Dance Base, Fringe Fragments is a new pitching platform showcasing dance talent from around the world. 

Impasse

Impasse

An attempt to understand politics of the Black body in contemporary western society, interrogating notions of representation and misrepresentation. 

Ananta, The Eternal by Aparna Ramaswamy

Ananta, The Eternal by Aparna Ramaswamy

‘Aparna Ramaswamy preserves ancient dance forms with stunning virtuosity and expressiveness to create a living tradition that is resonant for modern times’ (Boston Globe). 

PACK

PACK

Five dancers, five guys, 40° in the studio. 

The Passion of Andrea 2

The Passion of Andrea 2

The Passion of Andrea 2 is like trying to hold soap when it’s wet. 

Man & Board

Man & Board

At first Man & Board is an unlikely pairing of Rob’s moving body with a ritualised wooden board with which he sings, he dances, he wins and he loses. 

Victory Boogie Woogie / the pleasure of stepping off a horse when it's moving at full speed

Victory Boogie Woogie / the pleasure of stepping off a horse when it's moving at full speed

In these two explosive, intimate physical poems by Charles Pas and Courtney May Robertson, desires and fears collide in an attempt to embrace the contradictions that make up a mult… 

Futuristic Folktales

Futuristic Folktales

Futuristic Folktales – a dance for hope scrutinises reproductive injustices by re-imagining the tale of the first womb, a folkloric creation narrative often silenced. 

Golem

Golem

Golem is an artistic dialogue between dancer and choreographer Julien Carlier and 75-year-old sculptor Mike Sprogis. 

Within Reach

Within Reach

Within Reach by Alan Greig is a site-responsive solo dance performance that looks at the ageing body and plays with gender, identity and LGBTQ+ icons including Quentin Crisp, Joan … 

What songs may do...

What songs may do...

What songs may do. 

Lewis Major: Lien

Lewis Major: Lien

A new, one-on-one performance that embodies the beauty of human connection and the power of shared moments. 

The Last Forecast

The Last Forecast

Somewhere, on an island, Gael, a gecko-like creature lives alone, in harmony with the surroundings. 

Taiwan Season: Palingenesis

Taiwan Season: Palingenesis

Three lithe, masked bodies emerge as if from a primordial ooze and proceed to morph their way through a series of carefully crafted chain reactions. 

Lewis Major: Triptych

Lewis Major: Triptych

A unique collaboration performance between the rising star of Australian dance, choreographer-director Lewis Major, and his company, with his mentor ‘Britain’s leading modern dance… 

Sleeper

Sleeper

When the language of rational-centred social science and the words we use reach their limit, we turn to art for how it deals with the climate crisis. 

The Show for Young Men

The Show for Young Men

What does it mean to be a man today? Robbie (44) and Alfie (10) meet on an extraordinary building site at dawn. 

Timeless

Timeless

A joyful celebration of the dance of life, regardless of where you are on that road. 

It's Not My Body Chapter 3.5 / This Is

It's Not My Body Chapter 3.5 / This Is

A double-bill performance by two Hong Kong artists. 

Transhumanist

Transhumanist

Transhumanist is a popping duet between two male dancers who unfold in an alluring universe where the boundaries between artificial and human nature dissolve. 

Beyond Boundaries

Beyond Boundaries

Three distinct dance acts bring the unexpected to the stage for Beyond Boundaries, a show billed as a time-travelling showcase of Scottish hip-hop dance. 

I'm Muslamic – Don't Panik

I'm Muslamic – Don't Panik

Bobak dances, clowns and flings himself about the stage for an hour as he tells the audience about his Iranian heritage and growing up in Bristol in the 90s where Islamophobia and … 

SKETCHES/GLISK

SKETCHES/GLISK

This double bill is a treat of depth of talent performing across a huge range of scope – all compressed within a single hour. 

Habitat

Habitat

The thing on the floor as you walk into Dance Base’s Studio One – this year under the Assembly umbrella – is not paper. 

AFTER ALL

AFTER ALL

Don’t be put off by the topic - this dance show about death is far from gloomy. 

Ageless

Ageless

Challenging stereotypes and championing creativity, PRIME, Scotland’s leading dance company for those aged over 60, returns to the Fringe with two dazzling new works exploring life… 

The Change

The Change

Choreographer Igor Lider’s dance performance Change invites the viewer into the exciting world of street dance. 

Taiwan Season: Duo

Taiwan Season: Duo

It is comparatively easy to portray conflict; showing the different forms of domestic love is much more difficult. 

Stone – Face – Book

Stone – Face – Book

Stone – Face – Book. 

Double Goer

Double Goer

Two bodies meet in a circular LED-lit space, framed by two sinister poppet dolls. 

KING

KING

Olivier and triple Fringe First-winning Fishamble’s KING, by Herald Archangel winner Pat Kinevane, tells the story of Luther, a man from Cork named in honour of his Granny Bee Ba… 

Exhale

Exhale

Exhale, the newest work by Indra Dance Company, is a captivating duet that asks the audience to look inwards, and challenge their perspectives. 

The Art of Falling

The Art of Falling

Join us for a spectacular show from Scottish and Estonian dancers, as YDance presents The Art of Falling performed by the National Youth Dance Company of Scotland and Estonia’s Koo… 

My Friend Selkie by What Moves You

My Friend Selkie by What Moves You

Selkie (Laura Booth) is learning about the stars.