Shortlist announced for the Fringe Sustainable Practice Award 2017

This article is from 2017

Check out the shortlist for the Fringe Sustainable Practice Award 2017

2 Magpies' Theatre's Last Resort at Summerhall / credit: DWC Imagery

Annual award recognises the shows at the festival with a strong green ethos

Joan Clevillé Dance, Jamie Wood and 2 Magpies Theatre are among the companies and artists in the running for this year's Edinburgh Fringe Sustainable Practice Award. Awarded by the Centre for Sustainable Practice in the Arts and Creative Carbon Scotland, this year's shortlist sees 18 Fringe shows vying for the prize, which is given annually to a production of high artistic integrity with a strong focus on sustainability and taking responsibility for our environmental impact.

Last year's winner was Are We Stronger Than Winston?, a powerful dance piece from VOU Fiji, which focused on the devastating impact on Fiji of Tropical Cyclone Winston.

This year's shortlist features:

A Great Fear of Shallow Living by In Tandem Theatre Company at Z)) Southside
Changelings by Pucqui Collaborative at theSpace on North Bridge
Dreaming Amidst Thorns by Kaleidoscope Theatre at Quaker Meeting House
Form by Rendered Retina at Pleasance Dome
Home Sweet Garden by Asylon Theatre at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh – John Hope Gateway
I Am A Tree by Jamie Wood at Assembly George Square Theatre
Last Resort by 2 Magpies Theatre at Summerhall
Letters From Earth by NewGround Theatre Dance Company at Greenside @ Infirmary Street
Me and My Bee by This Egg and the Pleasance at Pleasance Courtyard
Plan B for Utopia by Joan Clevillé Dance at the Pleasance Courtyard
Programmed by Justin Lavash at C Primo
The Hero Who Overslept by Bravebeard Productions and Fringe Management at Gilded Balloon at the Rose Theatre
The Pit Ponies' Penultimate Life Drawing Class by UndrGround Bird / Rupert Smith at Paradise in the Vault
The Time Machine by Dyad Productions at Assembly Roxy
Towers of Eden by Outland Theatre at theSpace on the Mile
Tribe by Temper Theatre at ZOO Southside
Van Gogh Find Yourself #VGFY by Walter DeForest / PBH's Free Fringe at Natural Food Kafe
Whales by Binge Culture at Assembly George Square Theatre

The winner of the Edinburgh Fringe Sustainable Practice Award is announced on Fri 25 Aug at a ceremony at the Scottish Poetry Library, hosted by poet and performer Harry Giles.