GLASGOW Performance

I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY OF MUSIC AND DRAMA 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. Glasgovr Through Glass Until Fri 21 Dec. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). Visual Statement combine dance, video and music in celebration of their tenth anniversary and Glasgow‘s cultural festival.

I THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street, 332 9000. The Nutcracker Fri 21, Sat 22. Thurs 27—Sat 29 Dec, Thurs 3—Sat 5 Jan, 7.15pm; Sat22, Thurs 27, Sat 29 Dec, Thurs 3 and Sat5 Jan, 2.15pm; Mon 24 and Mon 31 Dec, 5pm. £3—£25. Scottish Ballet revive the popular ballet for Christmas. Dancing to music by Tchaikovsky, the company visit the land of the Sugarplum Fairy in a colourful and glittering production.


I OAHCE FACTORY 142 Calder Street, 423 9430. Due to popular demand, the dance factory have opened a second studio, providing a wide range of classes for adults and children; teenage class £1 .50(£2.50 for 2), adult class £2.50 (£4.50 for 2), senior citizen class £1.50. Classes broke up for Christmas on 19 December and will resume on 7 January.

Dance Exercise Mon 6pm and 8.15pm. Wed 6pm.

Jazz Mon 6.45pm (level 2), 7.30pm (beginners); Thurs 7pm (level I). Callaneiics Mon 6.45pm; Wed 6.45pm. Aerobics Tue 6pm (level 1), 6.45pm (level 2) ; Thurs 7pm.

Yoga Tue 7.45pm.

Tap Tue 6.45pm (level 1); Wed 7.45pm (level 3);Thurs 6.15pm (beginners),8pm (level 1).

Ballet Tue 7.45pm (level 1); Wed 6.45pm (level 2); Thurs 6. 15 (beginners), 8pm (level 2).

Ballroom and Latin Fri 7.30pm.

Bock'n'Boli JIVB Mon 8.15pm.

Belly Dancing Wed 7.45pm.

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

Although currently on hold for Christmas, classes are usually held throughout the week in a mirrored and barred studio 1000 feet square. £2-£2.80 (phone for further details). Classes will resume on 14 January.

Open Elementary Ballet Mon 7.30—9pm. Lunchtime Stretch Tue 12.30—1.15pm. Good for city centre workers.

Jazz Beginners Wed 6.30—8pm.

Tap Beginners Thurs 5.30—6.30pm. Contemporary Beginners Thurs 6.30-8pm. Ballroom Fri 7—8pm.

I HILLHEAD HIGH SCHOOL Oakfield Avenue. phone 339 4777 for details. Contemporary Dance Class Mon 7—8.30pm with Jane Simpson. £2. Phone 334 3349 for details.

Callaneilcs anti Dancercise Thurs 6.45pm with Karen Pasi.

Jazz Dance Thurs 8pm with Karen Pasi.

I SCOTTISH BALLET STUDIOS 261 West Princes Street, 331 2931.

Closed for Christmas, due to re-open some time in January.


I ASSEMBLY ROOMS George Street, phone Dancer-in~Residence Tamsin Grainger on 220 4348 for details. Classes will resume on 15 January running through to 23 March. Just turn up in loose, unrestrictive clothing unless otherwise indicated.

integrated Dance and Creative Ilovemeni Tue 10.30am-12.30pm. £1 .50. With Jenny Agate.

JonTue 12.30—1.30pm. £2 (£1).

Overlos Dancerclse Iue1.30-2.aopm.£2 (£1).

JazzLevei 2Tue 5.30—7pm. £2.50 (£1 .50). Tap Beginners Tue 7-8pm. £2 (£1).

Tap Level 1 Tue 8—9pm. £2 (£1 ). JanAtivanceo Wed 11am—1pm.£2.50 (£1.50).

Contemporary Wed 6.30—8pm. £2.50 (£1.50).

Warm Up Thurs 9-9.30am. JonThurs9.30—1 lam. £3 (£2). Theatre School class.

Contemporary Thurs 11.15am— 12.45pm. £3 (£2). Theatre School class.

Jan Level 1 Thurs 5.30—7pm. £2.50 (£1.50).

Mime Beginners Thurs 7—9pm. £30 for 12 weeks.

Contemporary Advanced Fri 10.30am-noon. £2.50(£1.50).

Jazz Beginners Fri 5.30—7pm. £2.50 (£1.50).

Dance Improvisation Sat 1 lam-1pm. £2.50 (£2).

Youth Projects Edinburgh Dance Project run numerous classes and youth groups all over the city. Phone dancer-in-residence Tamsin Grainger for further information. I CRAICLOCKHART SPORTS CENTRE 177 Colinton Road. 443 0101.

A variety of adult coaching sessions are available, 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 Selley on 031 665 3711 ext 244 for details.

I EPWORTH HALLS Nicolson 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.

Ballet Open Mon 5.30pm. Jan for Adults Mon 6.30pm. Beginners welcome. Tap for Adults Tue 6.30pm. Beginners welcome. Janior Teenagers Wed 5.30pm.

Ballet for Adults Wed 6.30pm. Beginners welcome. Adult Performance Group Phone Tracy Hawkes on 229 1071 for details.

I GRACEMOUHT LEISURE CENTRE 22 Gracemount Drive, 658 1940. Classes are held in ballet, tap and modern dance, yoga, fitness weights, aerobics, self defence, gymnastics. and stretch and tone gentle exercise for beginners. intermediates and over 405. There is a free creche available during some of the sessions. All classes are £1 .60(£1) per session and are held on a casual basis for women only. Phone the centre for details.

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Fri 28 Dec

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Adrian Norman Fri 4 Jan

John Gillock, Lynn Ferguson Fri 11 Jan Parrot, Kenny Harris

Sat 29 Dec Special Pre Tour Performance from

The Alexander Sisters in Fantasy Island

All shows start 10pm, Tickets £4/3 available from The Counting House 32/2 West Nicolson Street. Edinburgh Tel: 031 662 0781 Meals served until 9.30pm

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