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Arnold at the Salamander Club

Club. starring the irrepressible. self-styled i fool Arnold Kuenzler as the tragi-comic ' Arnold. and the one arid only Petra the 1 Plastic Bucket. plus friends. i


SUNDAY 14 Glasgow

I They‘re Making That Up Blackfriars. 45 Albion Street. Merchant City. 552 5942. 8.30pm for 9pm. £4. Scottish stand-up regulars. Parrot and Fred MacAulay. join forces for another dose of free-form fun. As well as a guaranteed 40 rninutesof improvisation (and tnore if the mood is right). they'll be trying out some oftheir latest material and maybe introducinga guest or two if they're in town.

I Riverside Club Fox Street. off(‘lyde Street. 248 3144. 8pm for 9pm. £4 (£2.50). Another packed evening of(ilasgow comedy. this time compered byJohn


Kevin Koptstein

(iillick. who will be introducing Kevin Kopfstein. John Paul Leach. new double act May and Fay and special guest. back front Down Linder. Stu Who‘.’


lThe Salamander Club Lipstairs. (‘afe Royal. West Register Street. 228 1838. 8pm. £3 (£2). Another evening ofcomedy and music from the Salamander regulars.

MONDAY 15 Cumbernauld

I Dad and Crazy in a Jam (‘umbernauld Theatre. (1236 732887. 7.45pm. See Sat 13.


I Freddie Starr Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renfield Street. 332 1846. 6.30pm and 9pm. £12.50 £10.50. Hamster-loving funny man with an oh-so-funny line in llitler impersonations settles in for three nights ofperformances.


I Freddie Starr Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renfield Street. 332 1846. 6.30pm and 9pm. £12.50 £10.50. See Tue 16.


I Freddie Starr Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renfield Street. 332 1846. 6.30pm and

9pm. £12.50 £10.50. SeeTue 16.


Dance is listed by city first. then byvenue, running in alphabetical order. Prices in brackets are the concessionary price. Long running shows. unless specified otherwise. do not run on Sundays. Please send detailsto Dance Listings not later than ten days before publication date.

GLASGOW ' Performance I THIRD EYE CENTRE 346—354 Sauchiehall

Street. 332 0522.

The Stamping Ground Until Sat (T Apr. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). First ofthree short seasons of experimental choreography

(the other two are in July and September). '

()n this bill are Lindsay John and Laini Chrismas in a specially created new work. Randomoptic Pick Up (‘ompany who use

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Randomoptic Pick Up Company in Ellipse at the Third Eye Centre

video. dance and music. and Angus Balbernie in a piece called .S'tillSt'grtaIs Still. Recommended.


I DANCE FACTORY 142 (‘alder Street.423 9430. Two studios providing a wide range ofclasses for adults and children at around £1 .50—£2.50 per session. (‘lasses include jazz. Callanetics. aerobics. yoga. tap. ballet. rock‘n'roll and belly dancing. Phone for details.

I GLASGOW ACADEMY OF DANCE 2’6. 19 Queen Street. 221 075().

Ballet. jazz. tap and contemporary dance classes are held in a mirrored and barred studio 1000 feet square. £2—£2.80.

I HILLHEAD HIGH SCHOOL ()akfield Avenue.

Contemporary Mon 7—8.30pm with Jane Simpson. £2. Phone 334 3349 for details. Callanetics and Dancercise Thurs 8pm with Karen Pasi. Phone 339 4777 for details. Jazz'i‘hurs 6.45pm with Karen Pasi. Phone 3394777 for details.

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

Jazz and contemporary dance classes are run on an informal basis. £2 (£1 .50).

EDINBURGH Performance

I ASSEMBLY ROOMS George Street. 2211 4349.

Yolande Snaithe Fri 12 Apr. 8pm. £7 (£3.50). Acclaimed new work called (‘ourt by the Tale created by Yolande Snaith for Dance Decorum. Part ofthe Traverse Theatre and Assembly Rooms' Feet First season. See preview.

Claire Russ Ensemble Sat 13 Apr. 8pm. £7 (£3.50). A razor sharp dance of death and delight called Garden Party in the Hothouse presented as part of Feet First. See preview.

Edinburgh Dancing Sun l4—Mon t5 Apr. 7pm. £2. Several community groups front

The Claire Russ Ensemble at the Traverse

around Edinburgh come together for an evening of high energy dancing choreographed by Claire Russ for Feet First. See preview.

Jivlng Lindy Hoppers Tue l6—ch 17 Apr. 8pm. £7 (£3.50). lie/toes ()f/fttr/em captures the breathtaking spirit ofswing dance by the foremost contemporary exponentsofthe style. Part of Feet First. See preview.

I PLAYHOUSE THEATRE (ireensidc Place. 557 2590.

Swan Lake Tue 16—Sat 211 Apr. 7.30pm. Thurs arid Sat Mats 2pm. £5~£22.50. The Scottish Ballet once again rnpounts Peter Darnell's 1977 version of the classic Tchaikovsky ballet. Some spirited perfomances. bold sets and. of course. a magnificent score.

I TRAVERSE THEATRE 112 West Bow. (irassmarket. 226 2633.

New Scottish Choreographers Tue 9—Wed 10 Apr. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). Eight young choreographers present two evenings of exciting and risking-taking dance toopen this year’s Feet First. See preview.

Mark Murphy and Sue Cox Thurs 1 l~—Fri 12 Apr. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). Stormy. sometimes violent choreography in two pieces called 'l'wo Falling Too Far and 1761118” which attempt to defy gravity and to face upto contradictory opinions. Part of Feet First. See preview.

State Theta Sat 13—Sun 14 Apr. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). Two pieces responding to ancient traditions. both (‘eltic and South American. by Lyn Denton arid State Theta. Part of Feet First. See preview.

State Theta

Rosina Bonsu/X Factor Tue 16 Apr.

7.30pm. £6 (£3). Rosina Bonsu presents l’ust Noted. a lyrical solo piece. while Alan (ireig directs X—Factor in .‘y't'g/itgu/lery. a response to the abstract qualities ofsound. motion and colour. Part of Feet First. See preview.

Lindsay John/Laini Chrismas Wed 17 Apr. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). Lindsay John directs Laini ('hrismas in a new piece inspired by Japanese dance for Feet First. Sec preview.

Glasshouses’t‘hurs18~Fri 19 Apr. 7.30pm. £6 (£3 ). Two pieces. All Air of Loi'eor Patience. based on the close partnershipof the characters concerned. Part of Feet First. See preview.

Classes I ASSEMBLY ROOMS (ieorge Street.

phone Dancer-in-Residence Tamsin (irainger on 220 4348 for details. ('lasses run until Sat 23 Mar ( new term begins Mon 8 Apr). Art impressive range of classes for beginners. intermediate and advartccd pupils in jazz. tap. contemporary. mime. belly dance and dance improvisation. £2—£3 (£1—£2). Find out also about a number of classes run by Edinburgh Dance Projects all overthe city.

Feet First Tue 9—Sun 21 Apr. (‘ontact Tamsin (irainger on 2204348 for detailsof the extensive series of workshops being lead by the performers in the current Feet First dance festival.

I CRAIGLOCKHART SPORTS CENTRE 177 (‘olinton Road. 443 0101.

A variety of adult coaching sessionsare available. including women's activity evenings. aerobics. fitness training and yoga. Phone the centre for more information.

I ELCHAT A variety ofclasses and workshops in creative and contemporary dance. for all ages and abilities. are available throughout East Lothian. Phorte Stephanie Selley on 031 665 371 1 ext 244 for details.

I EPWORTH HALLS Nicolson Square. phone 229 1071 forinformation.

Spanish. jazz. tap and ballet classestaught by Tracy 1 lawkes. director ofSpring and a member of Khorous Dance Theatre. £2.50 (£2). Find out also about heradult performance group which meets and performs regularly.

I GRACEMOUNT LEISURE CENTRE 22 (iracemount Drive. 658 1940. (‘lasses 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 40s. There is a free creche available during some ofthe sessions. All classes are held on acasual basis for£l .60(£l ).

I ST PHILIP'S CENTRE Logie (ireen Road. phone Viv Brett 556 4743 for details. Creative Dance for Adults Thurs 8—9.30pm. £2.50 (£1 .50). Open to anyone interested in exploring movement.

I ST NINIAN'S CHURCH HALL (‘omely Bank. phone Viv Brett 556 4743 for details.

Creative Dance for Children Singing. stories. invention. relaxation. circle dancing and movement games.

54 The List 5 18 April 1991