Five questions: Natalie Trewinnard of Scottish Dance Theatre

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Five questions: Natalie Trewinnard of Scottish Dance Theatre

SDT's shows Drift, NQR and other Fringe dance highlights

Natalie Trewinnard of Scottish Dance Theatre tells us why we should be checking out her company this Fringe – and a few other things besides.

Give us five reasons to come and see SDT’s two Fringe shows
Three contrasting works of total theatre; powerfully athletic; SDT dancers have individuality and personality; groundbreaking work; thought-provoking.

Tell us four more Fringe dance shows you’ll be seeing?
BalletLorent’s Blood Sweat and Tears; Retina Dance Company’s La Lutte; Smallpetitklein’s Still and Jean Abreu Dance’s Inside.

What are the three best things about being a dancer?
Freedom of exploration, getting the chance to express ideas and storytelling as part of an indispensable team and performing in a universal language.

What two words sum up the SDT style?
Vibrant and innovative.

What one thing do you hope will happen during this year’s Fringe?
SDT will break the boundaries of people’s expectations.

Zoo Southside, 662 6892, 7–22 Aug (not 17), 7pm, £12.

Scottish Dance Theatre: NQR and Drift

SDT presents a powerful double bill: 'NQR' (Not Quite Right) and 'Drift'. Choreographed by SDT artistic director Janet Smith, associate director fellow Marc Brew and SDT’s dance agent for change Caroline Bowditch. 'NQR' is an irreverent enquiry into normality examining our eccentricities that defy attempts to fit into the…

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