o The Rowan Tree A collection of stories. sketches and ballads. compiled by Judy Steel. Performed by local people. and dealing with the rich history of the Borders. this piece gives the true flavour of the Festival. £2.50(£1.5(l). Fri 2()ct.8. 10pm. Gattonside Village Hall: Sun 4. 3pm. Bowhill Little Theatre. near Selkirk: Fri 9 ()ct. 2. 10pm. Gattonside Village Hall.


LASGDW Performance 0 COLLINS GALLERY University of

Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street 552 4400.

Rotating Dancers Sat 3 ()ct. 1pm at 3pm. Rotating Dancers have made a special piece in relation to the ‘Family Ties‘ exhibition (see Art page). Work in progress can be watched on preceding days.


Janet Smith & Dancers Thurs 22—Sat 24 ()ct. 7.30pm. For the first time this popular contemporary dance group visit Scotland. Their tour will continue to Fraserburgh. Aberdeen. Elgin. lnverurie. Aboyne and the MacRobert Centre. Stirling. Janet Smith began her company in 1976. developing performance which includes song. dance. mime and most importantly live music. This season. they will be dancing four pieces from the current repertoire. ‘Still No Word From Anton‘ inspired by the soap opera and ‘5 Preludes‘ are the work of Smith herself. ‘One Fine Day At Court' was guest-choreographed by Ann Dewey. an ex-Janet Smith dancer and ‘Fool‘s Day‘ by Robert North. ex-Ballet Rambert and Smith‘s husband. Janet Smith will be talking to The [.st about her work next issue.

0 THEATRE ROYAL l lope Street. Box Office 331 1234. ()pen Mon—Sat 10am—6pm (to 7.30 on performance days).

Rambert Dance Company Tue l7—Sat 21 Nov. The ‘Ballet‘ has been dropped from their name and Rambert return to Glasgow with dance you will remember from last time ‘Swamp' by Michael Clark (well-worth a second visit) and some

' new dance ‘Wolfi‘ choreographed by

Lynn Seymour. More details in November issues of The List.

0 STUDIO THEATRE 261 West Princes Street. 331 2931.

Scottish Ballet‘s new studio theatre opens this month with a Gala Opening (21 Oct at 8pm. Black tie. Minimum donation £25). Then. until the beginning of December. three programmes rotate on Thurs. Fri and Sat evenings. The Fiesta Programme consists of Carmen and Spanish guitars and wine in the restaurant. 1n the Oriental Trio Programme. the company perform La Bayadere. La Peri and Three Dances to Japanese Music. Programme Three goes modern with The Water‘s Edge choreographed by

LRobert North with music by Ian

‘Jethro Tull‘ Anderson. For You Were Mine choreographed by Lloyd Embleton. Libera Me by Paulo Lopes and Just Stepping Along by Jane Jewel. More details in the next List.

0 THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521.

Laurie Booth Wed 21 Oct. 8pm. £3.50 (£3). Performance.

New Work/No Definition Season A collaboration with The Traverse which does not fit easily

into Listcategories. ‘Preconceptions ofa theatre language are broken down.” ‘lt is theatre for the eighties. in which the stage set is the urban landscape'. See Theatre and Art pages (Third Eye Centre) too. The performance below is ofspecial interest to dance enthusiasts.

Keith McIntyre and Rotating Dancers Scotland perform A Gala Celebration Wed/Thurs. 14 15 ()ct at 8pm. £3 (£2). Art. music and dance join to form a performance which fascinates. Rotating Dancers will talk with the audience about their work after the performance. See Glasgow classes for related workshop.


0 GARNETDANK SCHOOL Renfrew Street. 357 1450 (for info).

Tuesday Contemporary 7—8.30pm. £2. Liz Ingram teaches beginners contemporary.

0 GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE Washington Street. 334 334‘) (for info).

Thursday Contemporary 7—8.3()pm. £2. Jane Simpson teaches intermediate contemporary.

0 HILLHEAD SECONDARY SCHOOL Oakfield Avenue. 334 1657 (for info.)

Thursday Cunningham 8—9.3tlpm. Fiona Alderman teaches.

Thursday Jazz 6.30-8pm. Karen Paisley teaches jazz at beginner/elementary level.

0 HILLHEAD PRIMARY SCHOOL Cecil Street. 334 4203 (for info).

Natural Dance Workshop offers a wide range ofclasses to suit most ages and abilities. For further classes and details contact the above number. Exploring Dance (Intermediate) Thursdays 7—9pm £20 for ten weeks. Discovering Dance (Beginners) Tuesdays 7—8pm. £20 for ten weeks. Queens Cross Church. 870 Garscube Road. For info contact Nicolas Broadbridge (0555) 2212.

Folk Dances of the English Tradition

First Mon ofevery month until July at 7.30—10pm. Beginners always welcome.

0 THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street 332 7521.

Rotating Dancers Thurs 15 ()ct. 2—4pm. A workshop explaining techniques and mediums used in the Gala Celebration show. including sound scores and sculptural techniques. No experience necessary.

Laurie Booth Wed 21 Oct. 10.3()am—12.3()pm. At the forefront of new dance in Britain. Laurie Booth‘s style is influenced by improvisation. contact. capoera and martial arts. Advanced only.



HENRIK IBSEN Translated by Michael Meyer 2-24 Oct Mon-Sat 7.45 pm Tickets from £2.70 (03]) 229 9697 Matinee 17 Oct 3.15 pm (all seats £2.70)

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