GLASGOW Performance

I THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 331 1234/332 9000.

Scotch Symphony/Pequita/Who Cares? Fri I6—Sat 24 Mar (not Sun 18). 7. 15pszat 17 & Sat 24 Mar. 2.15pm. £3—£25. Under the umbrella of Ballets by World Masters. the Scottish Ballet's first programme for 1990 includes two ballets by Georges Balanchine. Who Cares? is set to fifteen Gershwin songs and Scotch Symphony. inspired by the Highlands. is danced to Mendelssohn‘s symphony of the same name. Completing the programme the director ofthe Kirov Ballet. ()leg Vinogradov. has staged Minkus‘ I’aquita. I THIRD EYE CENTRE 346—354 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521.

Rosemary Lee/Wendy Houston/Liz Rankin Until Sat 10 Mar. 7.30pm. £3.50(£2.50). In this triple bill Rosmary Lee performs three solos. Feathered Snippet. Tender/moles and Seize the Thread. using unusual costumes and variety of music. In the same programme the energetic Wendy Houston. accompanied by a ghetto blaster and a guest star. performs Follow Your Nose and Liz Rankin and Paul (iriffin perform Looking Behaviour.

I TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate. 552 4267. Edge Tue 13 & Wed 14 Mar. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Inspired by the rollerskating astronaut in Carol Hill's book. Amanda and the I] Mil/ion Mile High Dancer. Sue MaeLennan Dance and Company examine the implications of20th-century science and its vision of the world. See review.

GoldThur 15 & Fri 16 Mar. 7.30pm. £5 (£4). With no formal training as adaneer or choreographer. dutch woman Trus Bronkhorst has built up a reputation for producing challenging and provocative work which has gained a maturity in recent years. See preview.

O Boom (O Tree) Sat 17 8: Sun 18 Mar. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Alain Platel's Les Ballets Contemporains De La Belgique artfully create chaos on stage. You can meet Alain Platel in an informal discussion after the performance. See preview. I RSAMD I00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. Caretul Aim Thurs 22 & Fri 23 Mar. 7.30pm £5 (£3). Armed with a programme ofsolos and duos. David Dorfman‘s work is athletically precise. Having won the 1989 American Choreographer Award. this is his first visit to Britain. See preview.


I DANCE FACTORY I42 Calder Street. 423 9430.

The Dance Factory is open for a varietyof 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 classes for children 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 1000 feet square from £2—£2.80. Phone for details of daily 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. 30pm. Contemporary Beginners Thursdays 6.30-8pm.

Ballroom Fridays 7—8pm.

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

Contemporary Dance with Jane Simpson. Mondays 7—S.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 Borthwick. Thursdays 8—9pm. £2.

T‘ai Chi with Larry Butler. Beginnersand intermediate classes take place on Mondays and beginners and advanced classes on Wednesdays. A term oftwelve sessions is £20—£30. though you can turn up for one lesson on a trial basis. Phone 334 3507 for details.

I SCOTTISH BALLET STUDIO 261 West Princes Street. 331 2931. Steps ()urclasses are run on a casual basis; adults £2 (£1 .50). juniors£1.50.

Contemporary Tuesdays 6—7pm.

Adult Jazz Tuesdays 7.15-8.30pm. Beginners Contemporary Thursdays

6—7. 15pm.

Beginners Ballet [4 yrs and above. Saturdays 10—1 1.15am.

BeginnersJazz 14 yrs and above. Saturdays 11.30am—1pm.

I Glasgow University 1 lunter Hall West. belowThe Hunterian Museum. phone 334 4836 for info.

Ballet for Modern Dancers lan McLeod teaches those ofan Advanced/Professional level. Wednesdays Ill—11.15am.

I THIRD EYE CENTRE 346—354 Saucbieball Street. 332 7521.

Throughout the New Moves festival. there are dance classes (some experience necessary). and discussions held by choreographers who are performing in the festival. Also every Saturday 3—6pm. there will be screenings ft om a selection of European dance companies on video. The screenings are free and are shown by a member of staff.

DVB Physical Theatre The pioneering dance company. DVS. are holding a seriesof dance classes every Saturday until 10 March as part of the New Moves season. The classes are open to those with some movement experience in a discipline such as dance or a martial art. They run from 10.30am—12.30pm and cost £2.50 (£2) per

Rosemary Lee Dance Class Sat 10 Mar. 10.30am. £2.50 (£2).

Meetthe Choreographers Rosemary Lee. Wendy Houston and Liz Rankin. Sat 10 Mar. lptn. Free.

The Cholmondeleys Dance Class Sat 17 Mar. 10.30am. £2.50(£2).



I TRAVERSE THEATRE Grassmarket. 226 2633.

New Scottish Choreography Fri 9 Mar. 7.30pm. £5 (£3)TSC £2. In the first oftwo programmes of new Scottish choreography. a triple biI ofdancers comprising Segami. The Heretics. and Kate Engineer. experiment with form. music and visual imagery in a diversity of styles.

New Scottish Choreography Sat 10 Mar.

7.30pm. £5 (£3) TSC £2. The second programme ofnew Scottish dance is an

exciting double bill from Randomoptic and Ex-factor.


I ARTS CONNEXION The Theatre Arts Centre. off Nicolson Street. 661 0144. Body Awareness through Alexander Technique Saturdays noon—1.30pm. £40 (£35). Introduction course for performers and singers seeking greater understanding of posture and breathing techniques.

I ASSEMBLY ROOMS The Dance Base. George Street. phone Sheridan Nicol on 220 4348/9 for details.

Dance Base Classes for all ages and abilities with various teachers. including dancer-in-residence. Sheridan Nicol. Special guest teachers include Deirdra Lovell. Royston Maldoon. Frank McConnell and Lindsay John. Turn up fifteen minutes before each class in comfortable. unrestrictive clothing. All classes are run on an informal basis and cost £2 (£1 ) per session. Plans for 1990 include a regular class in Pilton and a special needs workshop. Phone for details.

Lunchtime Jazz with Sheridan Nicol. Tuesdays 1pm.

Youth Jazz 9 yrs and above. with Sheridan Nicol. Tuesdays 5pm.

Jazz (Level 2) with Sheridan Nicol. Tuesdays 6.15pm.

Adult Tap (Beginners) with Sheridan Nicol. Tuesdays 7.30pm.

Jazz (Advanced/Pro) with Sheridan Nicol. Wednesdays 1 lam.

Over Forties Dancercise Wednesdays 2pm. Children's Tap 9 yrs and above. with Sheridan Nicol. Wednesdays 5pm.

Jazz (level 1) Wednesdays 6pm. Contemporary with various teachers. (no experience necessary). Wednesdays 7.30pm.

Jazz (Beginners) with Raymond Kaye. Thursdays 5.30pm.

Adult Penormance Groups Thursdays 7pm.


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