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Bianco

Contemporary circus featuring 16 performers and a live band.

NoFit State Big Top, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

£20 (£18)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

£20 (£18)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

£20 (£18)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

£20 (£18)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Circa: Beyond

  • 5 stars

Underbelly Productions Internationally acclaimed ensemble Circa invite you to step Beyond… into a sublimely surreal, unexpectedly moving world of blindfolds, Rubik’s Cubes and rabbit heads. Strangely beautiful, and curiously tender this is a mysterious place where bestial comedy meets irreverent vaudeville, with a…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

McEwan Hall

£18.50 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

McEwan Hall

£18.50 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

McEwan Hall

£18.50 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

McEwan Hall

£16.50 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Brazouka

  • 4 stars

Brazouka UK The World Premiere of Braz Dos Santos' extraordinary true story from the toughest streets of Brazil. Sixteen dazzling dancers take audiences on a breathtaking journey of intense passion, sizzling sensuality, pulsing music and explosive energy. This unique dance drama is performed by Brazil's most thrilling…

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Main Hall

£19 (£16) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Main Hall

£19 (£16) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Main Hall

£19 (£16) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Main Hall

£18 (£15) / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Circus Incognitus

  • 4 stars

Jamie Adkins Jamie Adkins is a performer in the vaudeville tradition of Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton. With no hi-tech distractions, his irresistible character heroically battles with the everyday objects of life, permanently on the verge of disaster… moving but hilarious. He treats the audience as a partner and as…

New Town Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Majestic

£14 (£12) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Majestic

£14 (£12) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Majestic

£14 (£12) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Rhythmic Circus: Feet Don't Fail Me Now

  • 5 stars

Rhythmic Circus Home-grown hoofers from the USA hit the road with a trunk full of tap shoes, funky costumes and a big brass band, ready to burst onto the stage with Feet Don't Fail Me Now! Heatbox the human beatbox joins the swingin' seven-piece funk band to accompany each tap, shuffle, and stomp with a clang, riff and…

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Rainy Hall

£15 (£13) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Rainy Hall

£15 (£13) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Rainy Hall

£15 (£13) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Rainy Hall

£13 (£11) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Sweet Mambo

Pina Bausch's piece of dance theatre about the relationship between the sexes.

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Sat 23 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sun 24 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Mon 25 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Baby Loves Disco

Baby Loves Disco is a chance for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their parents to get their respective grooves on and enjoy some dayclubbing with real club DJs spinning retro and pop tunes. Chillout room, themed crafts, facepainting, healthy snacks and more – all included in the price, plus licensed bar for parents.

Audio, Brighton

Mon 25 Aug

£8.94 / 07986 527947

DNA, London SW11

Sat 27 Sep

£9.94 / 07986 527947

Sat 25 Oct

£9.94 / 07986 527947

Sat 29 Nov

£9.94 / 07986 527947

Electric Circus, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

£9 / 07986 527947

Sun 24 Aug

£9 / 07986 527947

Mon 25 Aug

£9 / 07986 527947

Sun 26 Oct

£8.94 / 07986 527947

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Bottle Mail from Okinawa

Ship of the Ryukyu Following the success of last year’s four-star productions, Ship of the Ryukyu returns with an exciting traditional song and dance show from Okinawa. When a bottle containing an ancient message is opened the audience are taken back in time to the glorious Ryukyu Kingdom. Featuring live sanshin and…

Spotlites @ The Merchant's Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Main Theatre

£10 (£8) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Main Theatre

£10 (£8) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Main Theatre

£10 (£8) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Black Grace

  • 4 stars

New Zealand Season | Black Grace For their Fringe debut, Black Grace presents a collection of short dance works spanning nearly 20 years including: the iconic Minoi – drawn from Samoan dance traditions and fused with western culture: Human Language (2nd movement)- the first Black Grace work to feature female dancers…

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Central

£15 (£14) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Playing Landscape

Point View Art Association presents Made in Macao Direct from Macao, theatre and dance combine with the contemporary Chinese ink art of Beijing-based artist Cindy Ng. Since 2008, this non-text-based original collaboration between artists from Hong Kong, Taiwan, Beijing, Melbourne and Macao has been performed in…

C, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

+3

£11.50 (£9.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

+3

£11.50 (£9.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

+3

£11.50 (£9.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

+3

£11.50 (£9.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Haka

New Zealand Season | Te Matatini Kapa Haka Experience twenty-five of New Zealand's finest Kapa Haka performers in an electrifying display of Maori performing arts; the bulging eyes, the protrusion of the tongue, the act of defiance - Haka! Raw emotion meets melodious harmonies in a thrilling and poignant tribute to the…

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Main Hall

£15 (£13) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Main Hall

£15 (£13) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Taki Maori Haka Experience

Taki Maori The Rhythm of New Zealand: Pulse, beat, chant, stamp, and clap at this this pop-up haka tribal experience from Auckland, New Zealand. A masterpiece in storytelling, unique and moving, experience the action thrills of Maori arts. Travel with us on a journey through the South Seas revealing authentic haka…

Dance Base, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Studio 3

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 5525

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Studio 3

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 5525

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Studio 3

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 5525

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Pianist

By Thomas Monckton (New Zealand) and Circo Aereo (Finland) A comic contemporary circus piece centred on, in, under, and around a grand piano. At the peak of high society entertainment sits The Pianist‘s pianist. Before he realises it, his show has transformed from the highbrow concert he hoped for into a spectacularly…

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Central

£12 / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Central

£12 / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Central

£12 / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Central

£10 / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

A Simple Space

Aurora Nova presents Gravity & Other Myths Get up close and personal with one of Australia’s hottest and most original circus ensembles! In the award winning show that has captivated sell-out festival audiences world wide, seven young acrobats push themselves to their physical limits and beyond in an awe inspiring…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Udderbelly

£15 (£14) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Udderbelly

£15 (£14) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Udderbelly

£15 (£14) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Udderbelly

£15 (£14) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Early Doors

  • 3 stars

Immersive theatre from Not Too Tame.

Jinglin' Geordie, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

The Pub

£10 (£9) / 0131 225 2803

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

The Pub

£10 (£9) / 0131 225 2803

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

The Pub

£10 (£9) / 0131 225 2803

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

The Pub

£7.50 (£6.50) / 0131 225 2803

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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La Loba

  • 4 stars

Lenka Vagnerová & Company Burdened with an unbearable destiny, a woman wanders the wilderness with a bag of bones. An ancient folktale steeped in mystery brought to life through movement and song by two remarkable artists, dancer, Andrea Opavská and singer, Jana Vébrová. ‘Lenka Vagnerová’s latest artistic creation…

Zoo Southside, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Main House

£10 (£8) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Main House

£10 (£8) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Main House

£10 (£8) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

This is Brasil - The Show

  • 4 stars

The World Festival This is Brasil - the real Brasil… The sexiest summer samba party of the festival. Freestyle football, thrilling dance, explosive percussion. Zouk lambada, favela funk. Unstoppable rhythm, jaw-dropping acrobatics, breathless football magic. 20 gorgeous performers from streets of Rio and Bahia set the…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

The Grand

£17 (£15) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

The Grand

£17 (£15) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

The Grand

£17 (£15) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

The Grand

£13.50 (£11) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

An Invitation

  • 4 stars

Jo Fong An Invitation appears as though it is being created right now. In places it is. What happens or doesn’t happen is influenced directly by the people in the room. We play the performer, we play the audience. We are the show. Is it now? An Invitation is about connection, spontaneity but also about uncertainty. It…

Zoo Southside, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Studio

£9 (£7) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Studio

£9 (£7) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Studio

£9 (£7) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Studio

£9 (£7) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Move On the Cha-Cha's

Diane Ripstein in association with Nocas Productions From ballet to bop, with a dash of mid-life salsa dating, this poignant one-woman show depicts a life lived and danced. Love, loss and laughter intermingle on the journey from age 5 to 55+. We’re introduced to a parade of unique characters joining the musical beat…

theSpace @ Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Theatre 3

£9 (£6) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Theatre 3

£9 (£6) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Pss Pss

Baccalà Clown Winners of the Cirque du Soleil Prize. Bronze Award in Moscow and China! Two contemporary clowns take to the stage to play out the game of desire and being two in a timeless performance of enthralling physicality and exquisite expression. Poetic, surreal, funny, and infinitely enjoyable. These characters…

Zoo Southside, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Main House

£12 (£10) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Main House

£12 (£10) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Main House

£12 (£10) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Main House

£12 (£10) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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The Sake

  • 3 stars

DEN Entertainment Japanese Dance and Multimedia. DEN invites you to beautiful visionary world of Sake through aerial acrobatics, comic storytelling and Japanese dance, coloured by world beating projection mapping and 3D sound. Featuring up-and-coming artists with diverse backgrounds and skills, DEN will guide you to…

New Town Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Majestic

£12 (£10) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Majestic

£12 (£10) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Majestic

£12 (£10) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Anka's Story

Elevation Youth Dance Company This contemporary ballet choreographed by Helen, Bryony and Emily Garner will take you on an emotional, yet uplifting journey, as these young performers sensitively portray the harrowing true-life story of Anka Bergman, who survived the Holocaust of WWII with her daughter, Eva, born on the…

C, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

+3

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

+3

£9.50 (£7.50) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

+3

£9.50 (£7.50) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

+3

£9.50 (£7.50) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Bromance

  • 3 stars

Underbelly Productions in association with Barely Methodical Troupe present Bromance - Noun (informal) 1. A close but non-sexual relationship between two men. Early 21st cent: blend of brother and romance. Frenetic but friendly. Captivating but casual. Audacious but awkward. Barely Methodical Troupe, winners of the…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Topside

£14 (£13) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Topside

£14 (£13) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Topside

£14 (£13) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Topside

£13 (£12) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Irish International Dance Company: Spirit Of The Dance

Irish in origin, this explosive and powerful show combines heart-pounding Irish dance with the sensual Latino rhythms of Flamenco and red hot Salsa in a thrilling production of strength and passion.

Congress Theatre, Eastbourne

Fri 22 Aug

£15.50–£20.50 (£17–£19) / 01323 412000

  • 19:30

Sat 23 Aug

£15.50–£20.50 (£17–£19) / 01323 412000

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Kurakuraw Dance Glass Bead

  • 3 stars

Tjimur Dance Theatre Inspired by the traditional Paiwan (an aboriginal group of Taiwan) myth, Kurakuraw Dance Glass Bead brings an epic love story to the stage. A contemporary dance piece with live music and folk singing that tells a touching and timeless love story. Tjimur Dance Theatre is named after a village in…

Dance Base, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Studio 3

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 5525

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Studio 3

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 5525

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Studio 3

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 5525

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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