Thursday, July 25

Tag: All Here and Now

All, Here & Now – The Studio, Edinburgh
Scotland

All, Here & Now – The Studio, Edinburgh

Unearthed Dance Company perform four dances, produced by Oliver James Anwyl for Dance Horizons, directed and choreographed by Hannah Mason.  The company of ten dancers comprised nine females and a solitary male. Book Worms was a delightful piece inspired by Roald Dahl’s Matilda.  The dancers appear in childlike costumes of shorts and t-shirts each carrying a book in front of their face, the books being cleverly lit to illuminate the faces.  They sit cross legged on the floor and individually address the audience with lines from inspirational and fantastic literature, their faces full of wonder.  Of course, they’re dancers, but a little voice work in preparation would not have gone amiss because some could barely be heard.   The dancing though, was spot on....