Khorous Dance Theatre. and are £2.50 (£2) per session.
Contemporary/Jazz tor Adults Mondays 6.30pm.
TaplorAdults Tuesdays 6.30pm.
Jan tor Teenagers Wednesdays 5.3llpm. Ballet lor Adults (Beginners) Wednesdays 6.30pm.
I MARCOS LEISURE CENTRE Grove Street. phone 229 1071 for further information. These classes are also taught by Tracy Hawkes (see above). £2.50 (£2).children £1.75 per session.
Children's Ballet Sal 9.30am.
Children's Tap Sat 1().3()am.
Children‘s Modern Jazz Sat 11.15am.
Adult 881181 Sat noon.
AdultJazz Sat 1.15pm.
I SPRING LOTNIAN DANCE COMPANY St Bernard's Church Hall. Dean Street. Phone 22‘) 1071 or 336 2316 for details. Spring is looking for new members tojoin their dance company which meets every Thursday 8pm— 1(ipm. L'sing all formsof dance the company works towards performing in and around Edinburgh. 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 19-11). Morning and evening classes are held in fitness. weights. aerobics and stretch and tone. Gentle exercise for beginners. intermediates and over 411s with a free creche availabe during some ofthe sessions. All classes are £1 .75 (9(ip) per
RAMBERT DANCE COMPANY
Theatre Royal, Glasgow, run ended. Last week Glasgow was treated to a visit from the Rambert, who brought their eclectic programme to the Theatre Royal. In programme one, the dancers themselves were faultless, and able to match their skills to each choreographer. Having said that, some pieces suited the detached, bare style of the company betterthan others. Mary Evelyn's Calm was a clever study of interaction between four pairs of dancers, given an interesting dimension by Stephen Buckley's elemental design. However the piece lacked a cutting edge resulting in more of a study in improvisation, as it originally was rather than as a fully fleshed production.
Richard Alston's Hymnos was the most bizarre and modernist piece, it largely because oi Peter Maxwell Davies' uncompromising score.
session and are held on a casual basis for women only. Phone the centre for details. 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 ELCI’IAT A variety ofclasses and workshops in creative and contemporary dance. for all ages and abilities. are available throughout East Lothian. Phone Stephanie Sellie on ()31 665 3711 ext2-H for details. The classes will break up for Christmas on 18 Dec.
I ARTS CONNEXION Wilkie Iiouse. Guthrie Street. Anyone interested in contemporary jazz/dance and movement improvisation for the next season should phone Cathy on 228 1 l 19 for details. The classes will be open to beginners.
I ASSEMBLY ROOMS George Street. Phone Sheridan Nicol on 2204348 for details.
Christmas Dance Fest 1 28—30 Dec. 3 days £15. 2 days £12. 1 day £7. individual classes £3. A three day intensive Jazz course with Stuart Arnold (from the Hot Shoe Show and Dash) and Sheridan Nicol. Phone Sheridan at the above number for details.
Christmas Dance Fest 2 5—6 Jan. 2 days£10. 1 day £6. individual classes £3. Deirdre ()‘Donohoe leads this classical ballet weekend workshop for those of elementary standard and above.
Ingenious animalistic movement flushed the ditticult piece with lite, though the most powerful pieces were Siobhan Davies’ ingenious Sounding and Alston's visually arresting Strong Language.
The tormerwas a perfect combination of design and choreography as the dancers were spun round by Giacinto Scelsi’s music, shrunk into tiny ligures inside a box composed by three dimensional lighting effects. A iitting finale, Strong
THE GILDED BALLOON STUDIOTHEATRE
223 COWGATE. EDINBURGH TEL: 031-225 4483 Tickets on seIe et reception of
Language was widely accessible 369 Gallery. Tel: 031.225 3013
without being hackneyed. Augmented by John-Marc Gowans' intriguing and dynamic score, which built up in sequence like the movements and Katherine Hamnett's stylish, black costumes, the mesmerising piece
worked its way along with perfect ease. (Jo Roe)
THE SHELTER TRENFREWCOURT. RENFREWCHAMBERS.GLASGOW TEL: 041-332 6231
Tickets on eeIe et ebove venue
THE SHELTER (The Comedy Shop)
Thurs. 7th December 1989
NORMAN LOVETT THE PANIC BROTHERS HAT'I’IE HAYRIDGE MARK MIWURDZ MYSTERY GUEST COMPERE - STU WHO
Friday 8th December 1989
NORMAN LOVETT JOHN SPARKES PHIL KAY
MARTHA McBRIAR COMPERE - STU WHO
EDINBURGH ms DILDED enuoon
Friday 8th December 1989
THE PANIC BROTHERS HATTIE HAYRIDGE MARK MIWURDZ
COMPERE — FRED MACAULEY
Sat. 9th December 1989
JOHN SPARKES MARK MIWURDZ HATTIE HAYRIDGE COMPERE — STU WHO
Tickets £11.50 (£3.50 Concession)
Doors open 8.30pm. tor 9.30pm.
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