A sequence of quick, sharp movies choreographed by Scottish Ballet dancers, the highly-anticipated tour of Swan Lake that was cancelled in 2020 simply days earlier than it took flight, a nationwide week of Healing Arts, and festive household favorite The Nutcracker are all on the dance playing cards for Scottish Ballet in 2024.
- Earlier in 2023, Scottish Ballet did a call-out to its personal firm of dancers, asking them to pitch concepts for a brief movie that they wish to create and choreograph, with help from the manufacturing group and inhouse movie director Eve McConnachie. The outcomes of the three profitable movies will probably be launched on-line in February, with How Much Squid Is Too Much Squid? choreographed by Ishan Mahabir-Stokes, Shadowash by Andrea Azzari and Breathless by Nicholas Shoesmith & Madeline Squire.*
- Originally scheduled in 2020, till lockdown struck, the long-awaited return of the world’s most well-known ballet, Swan Lake, carried out by Scotland’s nationwide dance firm, is bound to be the most well liked ticket of the season, with tickets in Glasgow already scarce. Performed to Tchaikovsky’s wealthy, romantic rating, David Dawson’s daring, visceral choreography celebrates the corps de ballet at its finest, because the swarming dancers turn out to be the guts and soul of the story on stage.
- In August, Scottish Ballet companions with the World Health Organisation, Jameel Arts Health Lab and Edinburgh International Festival to launch Healing Arts Scotland, a nationwide week of occasions aimed toward positively addressing the nation’s present well being issues.
- In December, Scottish Ballet’s The Nutcracker returns with its chocolate-box assortment of characters, together with the icon that’s The Sugar Plum Fairy.