Listings: Physical theatre

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Bounce

Lou Brodie and Platform present a non stop physical performance inside a bespoke bouncy inflatable. Suitable for ages 5–8.

Southside Community Centre, Edinburgh

Thu 14 May

£12 (£8) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Imaginate Festival.

Fri 15 May

£12 (£8) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Imaginate Festival.

Sat 16 May

£12.01 (£8.21) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Imaginate Festival.

Sun 17 May

£12.01 (£8.21) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Imaginate Festival.

The Absence Of

Plexus Theatre Company Do you feel there was anything missing between you and your parents? The Absence Of is the first piece of work created by eight BRIT School theatre students: Plexus Theatre Company. This work shows a new and sophisticated teenage opinion yet to be heard. The Absence Of explores the relationship…

theSpaces on the Mile, Edinburgh

Mon 10 Aug

Space 1

£7 (£5) / 0845 508 8316

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 11 Aug

Space 1

£7 (£5) / 0845 508 8316

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 12 Aug

Space 1

£7 (£5) / 0845 508 8316

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 15 Aug

Antigone on Antigone

Theandric TeatroNonviolento The show is a rite of transformation in which the conflict is brought to its tragic consequences. Directly extracted from Sophocles Antigone, the story is narrated following the original plot, but with simplified dialogue: introduction of pauses aim to help the physical and emotional…

theSpace on Niddry Street, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

theSpace on Niddry St (Upper)

£10 (£7) / 0845 557 0844

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

theSpace on Niddry St (Upper)

£10 (£7) / 0845 557 0844

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 10 Aug

theSpace on Niddry St (Upper)

£10 (£7) / 0845 557 0844

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 29 Aug

BLAM!

Kristján Ingimarsson / Neander The runaway hit of 2013 returns! ‘Just saw BLAM! One of the greatest, most exciting and brilliant shows I have ever seen’ (Ricky Gervais). In this hilarious and explosive show where ordinary life is put through the shredder, a tedious workplace is transformed into a world of superheroes…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 5 Aug

The Grand

£9 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

The Grand

£9 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

The Grand

£9 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 31 Aug

Blind Man's Song

Theatre Re After a sell-out run at the 2015 London International Mime Festival, Theatre Re (The Gambler, The Little Soldiers) presents a wordless tale about the power of imagination that blends together physical theatre, mime, sounds, illusions and a beautifully lyrical live musical score. 'Superb … like a Samuel…

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Thu 6 Aug

KingDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

KingDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

KingDome

£12 (£11) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 30 Aug back to top

Close Up

Underbelly Productions and Circa How close do you want to be? Four extraordinary circus artists. Acrobatic mastery at its most extreme. Circa, the company behind five-star productions Beyond and multi award-winning Wunderkammer, challenge everything you’ve thought about circus as they wrench back the curtain and bring…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Wed 5 Aug

Udderbelly

£11 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

Udderbelly

£11 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Udderbelly

£11 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 31 Aug

Corium

Accidentally on Purpose Productions ‘You are the sky and you hold all of me in. You hold all of me in and you keep me living.’ Accidentally On Purpose Productions present a new piece of physical theatre about love, regret and longing. Two couples. Two troubled marriages and a missed opportunity. When four friends are…

Greenside @ Nicholson Square, Edinburgh

Mon 17 Aug

Lime Studio

£8 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 18 Aug

Lime Studio

£8 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 19 Aug

Lime Studio

£8 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 22 Aug

Dark Side of the Mime

Takomo An audacious, dark and dirty romp that will have Marcel Marceau turning in his grave. Its raunchy humour will take you by surprise. Actor and mime artist Marc Gassot is joined by his accompanist Karl Sinkkonen, to bring you this multi award-winning late night physical show. Are you bold enough to enter the Dark…

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Wed 5 Aug

Central

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

Central

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Central

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 30 Aug

Dragon

Dragon is a story for adults, teenagers and children with vivid imaginations, told without words and featuring fast moving physical theatre, puppetry and original music. Created by Vox Motus, the National Theatre of Scotland and Tianjin People’s Arts Theatre, Dragon tells the story of Tommy whose life, since the death…

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 14 Aug

£8 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sat 15 Aug

£8 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sun 16 Aug

£8 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Future Honey

The Pack Future Honey is a devised theatre project that investigates how humans are physically and emotionally shaped by the use of connection technologies. The show imagines a near-distant future through the use of dark humour, games structures, and absurd silliness. Age category: 12+

Greenside @ Nicholson Square, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

Lime Studio

£8 (£6)

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Lime Studio

£8 (£6)

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 9 Aug

Lime Studio

£8 (£6)

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 12 more dates until 22 Aug back to top

Labyrinth

Green Stag Theatre You queue with the other girls outside, hoping for your big break. The sign above your head, Labyrinth Studios, glints in the LA sunshine. Join us as we take you into the depths of one of Hollywood's lesser-known film studios to reveal the secrets hiding within. The talented young cast weave together…

theSpaces on the Mile, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

Space 2

£3 (£2) / 0845 508 8316

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Space 2

£3 (£2) / 0845 508 8316

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 10 Aug

Space 2

£5 (£3) / 0845 508 8316

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 15 Aug

Lear Inc.

Bromsgrove School ‘O, that way madness lies…' A media industry giant on the brink of retirement divides her empire between her daughters, with dire consequences. Meanwhile, a scheming son plots the downfall of his father and brother, stopping at nothing to quench his desires. Blending physical theatre against the…

theSpace @ Venue45, Edinburgh

Mon 17 Aug

Venue 45

£8 (£6) / 0845 508 8378

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 18 Aug

Venue 45

£8 (£6) / 0845 508 8378

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 19 Aug

Venue 45

£8 (£6) / 0845 508 8378

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 22 Aug

The Sea Child

Yvonne Arnaud Theatre Everyone in Misterne knows the legend of the sands – and the houses that disappeared beneath the sea 30 years ago. No one could live there now. Except for ghosts. But Jessie, Danny and Bates, the seagull, live there, taking everything they need from the sea and the shore. But when Jessie turns…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Tue 18 Aug

Billiard Room

£8 (£7) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 19 Aug

Billiard Room

£8 (£7) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 20 Aug

Billiard Room

£8 (£7) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 30 Aug

Sleeping Trees: Mafia?/Western?

Sleeping Trees Comedy, meets theatre, meets jazz-fusion. Join the Sleeping Trees as they disembowel western and gangster movies in ways only they can. With a live soundtrack by The Physics House Band. 'The birth child of Monty Python and the League of Gentleman' ★★★★ (Time Out). 'Perfect comic timing, razor sharp…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 5 Aug

Pleasance Two

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

Pleasance Two

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Pleasance Two

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 15 more dates until 22 Aug

Tumbling After

RedBellyBlack Theatre Company Jack and Gill went to The Hill to have a pint of lager… Jack met Gretel and Gill met Peter, and this tale is the Tumbling After. RedBellyBlack Productions return with the seductive story of two couples as they stumble in and tumble out of love. Join us for a show that speaks to mind, body…

SpaceTriplex, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

SpaceTriplex 'Big'

£9

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

SpaceTriplex 'Big'

£9

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 9 Aug

SpaceTriplex 'Big'

£11 (£9)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 27 Aug