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  1. We’re starting a NEW Intergenerational Company!

      Are you aged between 7-90 years old?  Do you love to dance? Would you like to dance, meet new people and get the opportunity to perform? Following the success of our intergenerational participatory projects including Bunty & Doris and more recently The River, we’ve decided to start our very own FREE intergenerational company in […]

  2. Dance Audition: Seeking 2 female dancers aged 25+

    Barrowland Ballet is auditioning for dancers for the upcoming run of Whiteout as part of Made in Scotland 2016 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Whiteout is a heartfelt dance theatre piece that gives resonance to the complexities of bi-racial relationships and therefore we are looking for strong, versatile dancers aged 25+- one black female and one […]

  3. It’s time

    The Premier of Little Red has come around quicker than a howling hurricane! All of the elements of choreography, dramaturgy, music, set and lights have been breezed, blown and blasted together like an overactive Grimms forest of apprehension, wonder but most of all excitement. Even Belinda wants to be in the midst of it all. […]

  4. Kai goes into the woods for Little Red

    The big news of this week is that we are for the first time rehearsing in T1 and the imagined set has started to become real. What a stunning and magical space Tramway 1 is, we are excited to dance our hearts out. I am not very good at describing things so I am going to show […]

  5. Little Red takes her first steps on the path to Tramway 1

    Turns out wolves, unlike grannies, don’t like cake. And they’re not much good at knitting either. We’ve been invited to attend an early rehearsal of Little Red, a new production by Barrowland Ballet which will premiere at Tramway this December. The company have performed at Tramway before (with Tiger Tale, the internationally acclaimed children’s production, […]

  6. Kai-Wen, life with the Whiteout team

    I am Kai- Wen Chuang, one of the dance performers in Whiteout, the new production of Barrowland Ballet. My highlight of last week was another dance artist, Jade’s birthday party in Grosvenor Café at Saturday night. Lots of folks, including her family, friends and the Whiteout team were there, gathered together from different places. People […]

  7. A breath of fresh air from Nandi

    Here we are, knee deep into our fifth week of rehearsals for Barrowland Ballets new piece Whiteout. Our bodies are working, creation is flowing, excitement is brewing for a premier on April 29th and 30th at Tramway, and I couldn’t be happier to be here. What a breath of fresh air it has been to […]

  8. Dance Participation Artist Traineeship, paid position

    Following a successful bid to Creative Scotland’s Creative Traineeship programme we are looking to recruit a Dance Participation Artist Trainee. Our professional work is directly linked to our participatory work, and the two are inter-dependent with one inspiring the other. This position is an important role for the development of the company in extending the engagement […]

  9. Dancing up a storm

    It’s week three into the creation period of our new piece Whiteout and we are quite literally dancing up a storm – it’s been a whirlwind of devising, setting the structure of the show, making a film, getting to know the new dancers/making new friends and getting back into an upbeat routine of morning class and full dancing […]

  10. Salam from Cairo

    The Tiger team are having a great time performing at Hakaway International Children’s Festival in Cairo. The Tiger team are having a great time performing at Hakaway International Children’s Festival in Cairo. So far, we have performed 8 shows to lively and lovely audiences, been on Egyptian TV, taught the lovely students at Cairo Contemporary […]