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  1. Poggle- Theatre in Schools Scotland

    We’re delighted to announce that our funny, sensory dance-theatre piece Poggle is part of Theatre in Schools Scotland’s (TiSS) 2018-2019 programme. TiSS is a pilot project developed by Imaginate and the National Theatre of Scotland, in partnership with leading performing arts companies/organisations for children and young people; Catherine Wheels Theatre Company, Visible Fictions and Starcatchers.​​ Their 2018 – 2019 programme features six fantastic productions […]

  2. Could you be our new Production Manager?

    With an increase in national and international touring we are looking for a permanent Production Manager, 3 days a week, to join the Barrowland Ballet team. Increasing to full-time work when touring. Come and join the Barrowland Ballet team. We are one of Scotland’s most exciting and successful contemporary dance companies touring nationally and internationally. […]

  3. Nandi Bhebhe “The sweet smell of crushed apples will never leave me…”

    We’re lucky to have the wonderfully talented Nandi Bhebhe within our cast for this new incarnation of Wolves. With the show opening today at The Studio, Edinburgh, Nandi tells us exactly why Wolves is a show not to be missed. Wolves! It’s been a joyful experience so far, getting into the studio and remounting this wonderfully rowdy and rich […]

  4. Joanne Pirrie “Wolves is really starting to take shape”

    We’re delighted to have dance artist Joanne Pirrie back in Wolves ‘pack’ this year, having performed in our large-scale performance project last March. Joanne shares with us her thoughts on Wolves, gives us an insight into the devising process and what it’s been like in rehearsals this time around. “I think I probably speak for most freelance dancers […]

  5. Mairi Campbell ‘Wolves is about family relationships…’

    We’re honoured to have Scottish composer and musician Mairi Campbell back working with us on Wolves, this time joined by her daughter Ellen. We caught up with her in between rehearsals to chat about the show, the rehearsal process and what’s it’s been like to collaborate with daughter Ellen.         “This opportunity to work with […]

  6. Poggle performs at the 60th anniversary Dublin Theatre Festival

    POGGLE PERFORMS AT DUBLIN THEATRE FESTIVAL 2017 Dublin Theatre Festival officially launched their 2017 programme today. This year’s festival will mark 60 years of Dublin Theatre Festival with a diverse programme of contemporary Irish and international theatre taking place across 19 venues in Dublin city. We’re delighted to announce that Barrowland Ballet is one of […]

  7. Whiteout chosen to perform at ASSITEJ- Cradle of Creativity 2017

    Whiteout performing at Cradle of Creativity, the ASSITEJ world congress 2017  We’re honoured to announce that, out of almost 800 applicants,  Whiteout have been chosen as one of the 60 productions to perform at The Crade of Creativity, The 19th ASSITEJ World Congress and International Theatre Festival for Children and Young People. This year the festival will be taking place […]

  8. Little Red to perform at upcoming Edinburgh International Children’s Festival

    Little Red invited to perform at Edinburgh International Children’s Festival We’re absolutely delighted to announce that our performance Little Red for ages 7+  has been invited to be part of Imaginate’s Edinburgh International Children’s Festival 2017. Imaginate is the national organisation in Scotland, which promotes, develops and celebrates theatre and dance for children and young people. Their Edinburgh […]

  9. Wolves- Dance Artist KJ chats to us about production week

    Image: Brian Hartley So it’s production week! In the best way possible it has felt like Wolves has been in its creative period for a very long time. So truth be told I was worrying slightly about production week more than eagerly anticipating it. However this week has been brilliant- working with the entire cast in […]

  10. Wolves- Dance Artist Kai-wen Chuang’s highlights

    Image: Brian Hartley I’m really enjoying working on Wolves; it’s great to work with an intergenerational cast again. Our last intergenerational project was The River, a site-specific piece we performed as part of the Commonwealth Festival 2014. It gave me the opportunity to meet people of all ages and backgrounds and to make friends. It […]