Scottish Ballet

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The best dance of 2022
Exhilarating highlights this year ranged from tech-savvy ballet and a juggling celebration of Merce Cunningham to a daring flamenco Rite of Spring

Lyndsey Winship and Sanjoy Roy

16, Dec, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Scottish Ballet: Coppélia review – hi-tech makeover for dusty ballet
The twee 19th-century tale is dazzlingly transposed to a Silicon Valley landscape, where Dr Coppélius is building an AI creation in corporeal form

Lyndsey Winship

15, Aug, 2022 @11:38 AM

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Edinburgh festival 2022: 50 shows to see
Phil Wang makes a heroic return, Ian McKellen stars in a balletic Hamlet and Sophie Duker is gleefully carefree. Here are our picks of the festival’s comedy, theatre and dance

Brian Logan, Mark Fisher and Lyndsey Winship

06, Jul, 2022 @6:45 AM

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Scottish Ballet: The Scandal at Mayerling review – bold and brutal
Emotional intensity and physically demanding choreography combine in this reworking of Kenneth MacMillan’s ballet

Róisín O'Brien

14, Apr, 2022 @4:34 PM

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Starstruck review – an opulent and fizzy Gene Kelly revival
Scottish Ballet make a post-pandemic return with a rousing version of Kelly’s ballet about Greek gods in the south of France

Róisín O'Brien

27, Sep, 2021 @7:39 AM

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Step right up: five of the best new dance films to watch online
Celebrate International Dance Day by watching some of these great short films at home, from Scottish Ballet to a global collaboration in South Korea

Lyndsey Winship

29, Apr, 2021 @5:00 AM

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The best new dance films to make your heart leap
A love letter to a lost performance, a flower-robot duet, a mythical creature at bay – there’s thrilling movement in store in the latest pick of online dance

Lyndsey Winship

22, Mar, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Scottish Ballet: The Secret Theatre review – Christmas selection box is irresistible
Scottish Ballet blends The Nutcracker and The Snow Queen in an hour-long film full of twinkle and charm

Lyndsey Winship

21, Dec, 2020 @12:56 PM

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Edinburgh international festival to hold more online events after 1m views
There were 26 specially staged opera, classical and ballet performances after the cancellation of live concerts

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

01, Sep, 2020 @1:19 PM

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An Evening with Scottish Ballet review – masked dancers leap into digital
Moving Edinburgh’s international festival online this selection of dance works shows a forward-thinking ballet company

Lyndsey Winship

10, Aug, 2020 @12:33 PM

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Edinburgh sky to be lit up for launch of international festival
Light installation is intended to celebrate artists in spite of festival venues being shut

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

03, Aug, 2020 @11:15 AM

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Flatpack screendance festival review – dance that leaps through the screen
These short works, which include performances by a dream lineup of choreographers, are an array of innovation

Lyndsey Winship

12, May, 2020 @11:29 AM

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