Hitlist - the best Festival dance
This article is from 2007.
Into the Hoods London’s Zoo Nation are back at the Fringe for another helping of hilarious five star hip hop dance theatre. Truly unmissable. Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, until 27 Aug, 7.30pm, £15.50–£19.50 (£13.50–£15.50).
Impressing the Czar Acclaimed choreographer, William Forsythe’s rarely performed masterpiece hits Edinburgh. Prepare to be wowed. Edinburgh Festival Theatre, 473 2000, 18–20 Aug, 7.30pm, £9.50–£40.
Scottish Ballet Triple bill of fast-paced, exhilarating dance from Scotland’s national ballet company, back at the International Festival for the third year running. Edinburgh Playhouse, 473 2000, 18 & 20 Aug, 7.30pm; 19 Aug, 4pm, £8–£40.
Ballerina Who Loves a B-Boy The finest Korean breakdancers in town – treat yourself to headspins, streetdance and a wee bit of ballet. clubWEST@Hilton, 07720 285 550, 7.45pm, until 24 Aug, £12 (£9).
Tap Olé Entertaining mix of tap dance and classical Spanish guitar from this hugely talented foursome. C, Chambers Street, 0845 260 1234, until 27 Aug, 5.15pm, £8.50–£10.50 (£5.50–£9.50).
Incarnat Easily one of the most disturbing but compelling shows at this year’s Fringe. Brazil’s Lia Rodriquez Companhia use blood, blood and more blood to highlight the suffering of the world. Assembly Aurora Nova, 0131 623 3030, until 27 Aug (not Tues), 9.30pm, £12–£13 (£9–£10).
Meli Melo II High camp meets technically skilled dancing in this fun show parodying everything from ballet to ice dance. Assembly Universal Arts, Freemason’s Hall, 623 3030, until 27 Aug (not 20), 10.15pm, £12–£13 (£10–£11).