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  1. We’re please to announce the arrival of a new tiger…

    Barrowland Ballet is pleased to announce the arrival of a new tiger into the fold… Playful Tiger will be joining Tiger and Tiger Tale on tour in September – October this year. In collaboration with Ellie Griffiths, Playful Tiger has been made specifically for children and young people who are profoundly autistic, mainly non-verbal although they may use language in […]

  2. Playful Tiger: Research Week 2

    Dance Artist, Jade Adamson, gives insight into the last week of Playful Tiger research and development. For the last part of our research and development for Playful Tiger, we focused on exploring ways of interaction through physical contact and vocalisation as well as trying out more of the performative sections of the show. Through working […]

  3. Dance Artist Vince Virr reflects back on Playful Tiger R&D

    With two weeks of research and development for new production Playful Tiger now complete, Dance Artist Vince Virr reflects back on his time at Isobel Mair School.  So far, on this huge learning curve, Ellie Griffith has shared with us her experience and knowledge of working with young people with profound autism over the course of two […]

  4. Roar- It’s the Playful Tiger

    We’ve had an exciting and interesting week back in the studio, with research and development into our new production Playful Tiger. Dance Artist Kai-Wen Chuang shares her thoughts on the process so far. Playful Tiger is a new Barrowland Ballet production inspired by the successful children dance theatre performance Tiger Tale. It is a version of the […]

  5. Could you be our new Executive Producer?

    An exciting opportunity to join Barrowland Ballet, one of Scotland’s leading contemporary dance companies, as Executive Producer. Barrowland Ballet is one of Scotland’s most exciting and successful contemporary dance companies touring nationally and internationally. Based in Glasgow, the company has been in receipt of regular funding from Creative Scotland since 2015 and over the past […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. 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. […]

  8. 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 […]

  9. 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 […]

  10. 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 […]