Shows that have got The List moving
The old BBC test card has never looked so interesting, as Avant Garde Dance company blend technology with sharp dancing to great effect. C Chambers Street, 0845 260 1234, until 31 Aug (not 17), 4.05pm, £7.50–£9.50 (£4.50–£8.50).
Dance Base – Give Dance a Chance
Ten shows, each one as diverse as the next. Turn up every hour, on the hour, pay a fiver and immerse yourself in everything from contemporary to ballet, hip hop to Indian. Dance Base, 225 5525, until 16 Aug, times vary, £5.
Some of the most talented young tap dancers in America head for the Fringe in this entertaining show about high school life. New Town Theatre, 0844 477 1000, until 30 Aug (not 17), 5.45pm, £11–£12 (£9–£10).
Flhip Flhop: Everything Happens on the Break
Great comic timing, an interesting story and some funky hip hop moves from Rannel theatre company, as two bored decorators pass the time in this excellent show. Zoo Southside, 662 6892, until 31 Aug, 12.50pm, £10 (£8).
Four individual contemporary works from Helix Dance company, some witty, others darker – all worth a look. The Zoo, 662 6892, until 23 Aug (not 17), 1.45pm, £8–£10.
Back to the Fringe for a second time, this large-scale mix of music and dancing celebrates the South American country in fine style. Venue 150 @ EICC, 0844 847 1639, until 23 Aug (not 17), £12–£14 (£10–£12).