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  1. Introducing our new Associate Artist, Aya Kobayashi

    We are delighted to introduce dance artist, Aya Kobayashi, who has recently joined the team as Barrowland Ballet Associate Artist, working across our education and participatory programmes.  Originally from Japan, Aya moved to the UK over 15 years ago to continue her dance training at Rambert School before completing her MA in Dance Performance at the University of Chichester. As a […]

  2. Playful Tiger at Edinburgh International Children’s Festival 2019

    The Edinburgh International Children’s Festival 2019 programme was officially launched this week.       We’re delighted to announce that we’ll be bringing our show Playful Tiger to this year’s festival, helping them celebrate their 30th edition alongside a brilliant international line-up. Playful Tiger is our highly physical, interactive dance performance, specially created for children and young people who […]

  3. AUDITION NOTICE- highly skilled and experienced female contemporary dancers

    Barrowland Ballet – choreographer Natasha Gilmore – seeks highly skilled and experienced female contemporary dancers for the research, development and creation of a new production ICARUS. We are looking for versatile performers confident with a theatrical character role and comfortable in a devised process. The piece will include voice work and live music; performers with […]

  4. Professional Class- Come dance with us

    Professional Class Barrowland Ballet are proud to be part of the strong contemporary dance community in Glasgow and acutely aware of the lack of provision for professional class. As a Glasgow based RFO we will be providing a space to come together to dance. Class will be led by Aya Kobayashi and is for professional dancers. Thu […]

  5. Introducing our new Executive Producer

    We’re delighted to announce that Jo Walmsley will be joining the Barrowland Ballet team as Executive Producer from the 29th October 2018.  Joining us with a proven track record in producing successful, complex and high profile cultural programmes across the UK and internationally, Jo’s previous work includes Take Part, the award winning participation programme at Tramway contemporary […]

  6. Playful Tiger Review: Coery Nicholson

    Playful Tiger Review by Coery Nicholson ‘Interactive and satisfying’ I think it was enjoyable and acceptable, the story of the family was interesting. I know things wouldn’t be perfect but only one person didn’t enjoy it. I am pretty sure the kids had a great time as much as I know. They were the target […]

  7. Playful Tiger Blog: Jade Adamson

    Last weekend saw the three tigers tour pounce into action, with the brand new Playful Tiger making it’s first appearances at Platform (Glasgow), Eden Court (Inverness) and this morning at The Byre Theatre (St Andrews). I’m currently sprawled out on a nice leather sofa in the green room of the Byre, having some horizontal time […]

  8. Playful Tiger Blog: Vince Virr

    So here we are at Platform in Easterhouse for the production week of the three Tiger Tour! Last time we performed Tiger and Tiger Tale here was back in 2014 when it first premiered. It’s amazing to think that both shows have been touring across the world since then and brilliant to bring it back […]

  9. Playful Tiger Blog: Kai-Wen Chuang

                  After the successful tour of Whiteout in Japan this summer, it has been great to be back working on Playful Tiger, Barrowland Ballet’s new production inspired by our productions Tiger Tale (7+) and Tiger (Adult and young people 14+). Playful Tiger is a version of the show being […]

  10. Playful Tiger Blog: Ellie Griffiths

    I’ve been collaborating with Barrowland Ballet to adapt their brilliant performance Tiger Tale for young audiences with profound autism. This has been a full creative process involving research and development, a school residency, venue/artist training, and rehearsals. This new version, Playful Tiger, stands up as a piece of work in its own right. It’s something I […]