Edinburgh. 226 5425. 9pm. Free. Talent-spotters look out for Moving Parts Theatre Company. West Lothian Youth Theatre Company and Theatre Workshop's Youth Theatre as the wittiest members of those groups try out a spot of stand-up comedy. Suitable for all ages.


I Young People's Cabaret NightsTheatre Workshop. 34 Hamilton Place. Edinburgh. 226 5425. 9pm. Free. See Fri 3.


I Gerry Sadowitz Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renfield Street. Glasgow. 332 1846. 7.30pm. £7r£6. Forget all the fuss about rude words. go along to Gerry Sadowitz because he is intelligent. fast. furiousand very funny. Too good for the telly in truth.


I Pride oi the Forth King's Theatre. 2 Leven Street. Edinburgh. 229 1201. 7.30pm. £3—£4.50. Radio Forth brings together a host of Scottish variety acts like Johnny Beattie and The Tartan Lads.

I The Mstits Muirhouse Festival Arts Centre. 7.30pm. Songs. sketches. rants and raps from Aberdonian double-act Rona Munro and Fiona Knowles.


I Prideol the Forth King's Theatre. 2 Leven Street. Edinburgh. 229 1201. 7.30pm. £3—£4.50. See Mon 6.

I The Mstits Triangle Arts Ccntre.Pi1ton. 7.30pm. See Mon 6.


I Bevue-ing The Situation East Kilbridc Village Theatre. Maxwell Drive.03552 48669. 7.30pm. Musical cabaret and comedy from Chameleon Theatre Company.

I Pride 01 the Forth King's Theatre.2 Leven Street. Edinburgh. 229 1201. 7.30pm. £3—£4.50. See Mon 6.

I The Mstits Royston ’Wardieburn Centre. 7.30pm. See Mon 6.


I Bevue-ing The Situation East Kilbride Village Theatre. Maxwell I)rive.03552 48669. 7.30pm. See Wed 9.

I Pride olthe Forth King‘s Theatre. 2 Leven Street. 229 1201. Mon 6—Sat 11 Nov. 7.30pm. £3—£4.50. See Mon 6.

I The Mstits (‘alders Community Centre. 8pm. See Mon 6.


GLASGOW Performance

I THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 331 1234. Petrushlta/ The Prisoners/ Divertissements Tue 7—Wed 8 Nov; Thurs 16—Sa1 18 Nov. 7.30pm: Sat 18 Nov. 2.15pm.£3—£24 (£2—£14)Oleg Vinogradov. artistic Director of Leningrad‘s Kirov Ballet. created this new version of I’etrth/tka for Scottish Ballet. who also perform [)it'errissemenls from the Kirov Ballet repertoire and The Prisoners. choreographed by the Scottish Ballet's founder. Peter Darrell. Part ofthe NeW Beginnings season.

La Sylphide/Symphony in D Fri l0—Sat 1 1 Nov; Mon l3—Tue 14 Nov. 7.30pm; Sat 11 Nov. 2.15pm. £3—£24(£2~£l4) Bournonville's classic. created for Scottish Ballet by Hans Brenaa. is accompanied by a humorous piece which takes a wry look at the conventions ofballet.

Ballet Rambert 28 Nov—2 Dec. Watch out for the Rambert‘s brief. but no doubt memorable. visit at the end ofNovember. Six out of the eight pieces being performed are new to Scottish audiences. including some exciting work from Siobhan Davies. I MITCHELL THEATRE Granville Street. 227 551 1.

Joel Hall Dancers Until Sat 28 Oct. 7.30pm. £5 (£3.50). Proficient and entertaining jazz dance front America set to a diverse range of musical styles from Duke Ellington to Marvin Gaye to Albioni.


I DANCE FACTORY 142 Calder Street. 423 9430.

The Dance Factory is open for a variety of classes during the week. both evening and daytime. For example. Jazz (Beginners)at 6.45pm on Mondays. Ballet at 6.45pm on Wednesdays and Ballroom and Latin at 7.30pm on Fridays. There are also a variety of classes for children from a pre-school age in ballet . tap. modern theatre dance. Highland dance. baton twirling and RAD Ballet. Phone for more details.

I GLASGOW ACADEMY OF DANCE 2/6. 19 Queen Street. 221 0750.

Classes are held throughout the week in a mirrored and barred studio l()()()feet square. The following is a selection of what‘s on offer. Phone for details ofdaily classes.

Open Elementary Ballet Mondays 7.30—9pm.

Lunchtime Stretch Tuesdays 12.30pm-1.15pm. Good for city centre workers.

Beginners Jazz Wednesdays 6.30—8pm. Beginners Tap Thursdays 5.30—6.3(1pm. Advanced Ballet Thursdays 6.30—8pm. Contemporary Beginners/Elementary Fridays 6.30—8pm.

I SCOTTISH BALLET STUDIO 261 West Princes Street. 331 2931 . Steps Outclasses are run on a casual bases; adults£2 (£1.50). juniors 1.50.

Contemporary Tuesdays 6—7pm.

AdultJazz Tuesdays 7.15—8.30pm. Beginners Contemporary Thursdays

6—7. 15pm.

Beginners Ballet 14 yrs and above. Saturdays 10-1 1 . 15am. 14 yrs—adult. Beginners Jazz 14 years and above. Saturdays 11.30am-1pm.

I T'Al CH1 CLASSES Phone Larry Butleron 334 3507 for details. Beginners. lunchtime and children's classes available plus residential weekends.

I HILLHEAD SECONDARY SCHOOL Oakfieid Avenue. nearest tube Kelvin Bridge.

Contemporary Dance with Jane Simpson. Mondays 7-8.30pm. £2. Phone 334 3349 for details

Jazz Dance with Karen Pasi. Thursdays 6.30—8pm. £2.50. Phone 339 4777 for details.

Dance Aerobics with Joanne Borthwiek. Thursdays 8—9pm. £2.

I WORKSHOP WITH LLOYD NEWSON from the vastly energetic DV8 Physical Theatre. The advanced/professional classes will take place on 25 and 26 Nov. 10am—5pm at the Glasgow Academy of Dance costing £20 (£15). Numbers are limited so contact Sheila McCubbin on 334 4836 to book in advance.

I THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. Phone the Rambert on ()1 995 3996 for details. Rambert Dance Company Workshop l()am—noon. £3 (£2). A rare opportunity to work with the Rambert on a piece from their repertoire . open to those of 13 years and over with some dance experience.



I GEORGE SQUARE THEATRE George Square. Tickets from the Institut Francais D'Ecosse. 225 5366.

Encore Une Heure Si Courte Sat 4 Nov. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Trained at Etienne Decroux‘s Mime School. Claire Heggen and Yves Marc ofThéatre du Movement bring their visual. musical style to Edinburgh.


I ASSEMBLY ROOMS The Dance Base. George Street. phone 557 2480 for details. Dance Base Dance classes for all ages and abilities with various teachers. including the engaging Sheridan Nicol (Edinburgh‘s Dancer-in-Residence). Turn up fifteen minutes before each class in comfortable. unrestrictive clothing. All classes are run on an informal basis and cost £2 (£l)per session.

Lunchtime Jazz with Sheridan Nicol. Tuesdays 1pm.

Children's Jazz 9 yrs and above. with Sheridan Nicol. Tuesdays 5pm.

Open Jazz (Level 2) with Sheridan Nicol. Tuesdays 6. 15pm; Wednesdays 6pm. Adult Tap (Beginners) with Sheridan Nicol. Tuesdays 7.30pm.

Jazz (Advanced/Pro) with Sheridan Nicol. Wednesdays 11am.

Lunchtime Tap with Sheridan Nicol. Wednesdays 1pm.

Children's Tap 9 yrs and above. with Sheridan Nicol. Wednesdays 5pm. Contemporary with various teachers. (no experience necessary). Wednesdays 7.30pm.

Absolute Beginners Jazz with Raymond Kaye. Thursdays 5.30pm.

Contemporary (lntennediate) with Marilyn Williams. Fridays 12.30pm.

Jazz (Elementary) 14 yrs and above. with Sheridan Nicol. Fridays noon.

Junior Youth Dance Company with Sheridan Nicol. Fridays 5pm. Experimental/lmprovisational Dance with Alan Grieg. Saturdays 1 1am.

I EPWORTH HALLS Nicholson Square. phone 229 1071 for info.

All classes are taught by Tracy Hawkes. director of SPRING and a member of Khorous Dance Theatre. and are £2.50 (£2) per session.

Contemporary/Jazz tor Adults Mondays 6.30pm: Saturdays 12.45pm.

Tap for Adults Tuesdays 6. 30pm.

Ballet lor Adults (Intermediate) Wednesdays 6.30pm.

I MARCOS LEISURE CENTRE Grove Street. phone 229 1071 for info.

These classes are also taught by Tracy Hawkes. £2.50 (£2) per session.

Childrens Ballet Sat 9.30am.

Childrens Tap Sat 10.30am.

Childrens Modern Jazz Sat 11.15am.

Adult Ballet Sat noon.

AdultJazz Sat 1.15pm.

I SPRING LOTHIAN DANCE COMPANY St Bernard‘s Church Hall. Dean Street. Phone 2291071 or 336 2316 for details. Spring is looking for new members tojoin

their dance company which meets every Thursday 8pm—10pm. Using all forms of dance the company works towards performing in and around Edinburgh and the Lothian region. No experience is necessary. so if you are over thirteen and interested phone or just turn up any Thursday. I GRACEMOUNT LEISURE CENTRE 22 Gracemount Drive. 658 1940. All classes are £1.75 (90p) per session and are held on a casual basis for women only. Aerobics Monday 10-11am. Free creche. Fitness Weights tor over 40s Mondays. 10—noon. Free creche. Fitness Weights 14— 18 yrs. Wednesdays 6—7pm. Aerobics Beginners. Wednesdays 7—8pm. Aerobics Intermediate. Wednesdays 8—9pm. Fitness Weights Wednesdays. 7—9pm. Aerobics Fridays. 10.10-10.50am. Free creche. Stretch and Tone Gentle Exercise Fridays. 11—11.30am. Free creche. Fitness Weights Saturdays. 10—noon. Free creche. I CRAIGLOCKHART SPORTS CENTRE 177 Colinton Road. 443 ()101. There are a variety of adult Coaching sessions on offer including Women's Activity Mornings. Aerobics. Fitness Training and Yoga. Phone the centre for more information. I ELCHAT A variety of classes and workshops in creative and contemporary dance. for all ages and abilities. are available throughout East Lothian. Phone Stephanie Sellie on 031 665 371 1 ext 244 for details. I ARTS CONNEXION Wilkie l louse. Guthrie Street. Anyone interested in contemporary jazzjdance and movement improvisation for the next season should phone Cathy on 228 l 1 19 for details. The classes will be open to beginners. I ASSEMBLY ROOMS George Street. Phone Sheridan Nicol on 2204348 for details. Rambert Dance Company Workshop Fri 1 Dec. 12.30pm—2.30pm. A rare opportunity to work with the leading British contemporary dance company.

Theolre du Mouvement's idiosyncratic blend of mime. dance and movement

was created by Claire Heggen and Yves Marc who trained at Etienne Decroux's Mime School. Having built up a solid reputation in France. they take on on a North European tour and can be seen in Edinburgh on “low.

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