Edinburgh Festival Fringe Dance Guide

Joan Cleville Dance Eve Ganneau in The North Photographer Nicole Guarino

With over 140 dance shows at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe, here’s your guide to the hottest and the best from The Place, London’s leading contemporary dance training, creation and performance house!


Liz Aggiss, Slap and Tickle – funny dark & irreverent tour de force
ZOO (Venue 124)

Joan Cleville, The North – a show about being lost, or not really knowing what you’re searching for. It’s coming to The Place in the autumn. Dance Base (Venue 22)

Gracefool Collective, This Really Is Too Much – smart physical comedy – a young company to watch. Underbelly, Cowgate (Venue 61)

Rosie Kay Dance Company – 5 Soldiers – delves into the lives of soldiers through precise physical observation. Army @ The Fringe in Association with Summerhall (Venue 210)

Barely Methodical Troupe, Kin – following the hit Bromance, a collaboration with Work Place artist Ben Duke. Underbelly’s Circus Hub on the Meadows(Venue 360)

James Wilton, Leviathan – darkly poetic and astoundingly athletic. Dance Base (Venue 22)

Gecko, The Dreamer – we always look forward to a new Gecko show. Pleasance Courtyard (Venue 33)

Keira Martin, Here Comes Trouble – a powerful, thoughtful, funny look at how our identity is shaped.

Caroline Bowditch, Snigel and Friends – a show for tiny ones which looks adorable. It’s coming to The Place in autumn. Dance Base (Venue 22)

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