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82 The List 23 29 August 1991


traditional percussion of Brazil. The latter is expected to be a special highlight. See Preview.

Giselle Tue 27—Sat 31. 7.30pm. Sat mat 2.30pm. Classic ballet with the original Adolphe Adam‘s score performed by Scottish Ballet. Superstition. evil spectres and deceitful lovers. See preview.


I DANCE FACTORY 142 Calder Street. 423 9430. Two studios providing a wide range of classes for adults and children at around £1 .50—£2.50 per session. Classes 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 0750.

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


Callanetics and Dancercise Thurs 8pm with Karen Pasi. Phone 339 4777 for details. Jazz Thurs 6.45pm with Karen Pasi. Phone 339 4777 for details.

I MARYHILL COMMUNITY EDUCATION CENTRE 35 Avenue Park Street. 673 3210. African Dance Every Thursday. 7—9pm. A beginners class for women in dance styles from various West African area.

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

Jazz and contemporary dance classes are run on an informal basis on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 26 Aug. No experience necessary. £2 (£1 .50).


I RSAMD 100 Renfrew Street. Details from Sarah Hill on 031 226 2428.

Creative Dance Residency for Professional Choreographers, Composers, Dancers and Musicians Sat 21 Sept. A unique opportunity for professional/advanced level dance and music artists to collaborate with the dynamic choreographe r/composcr partnership of Wim Vandekeybus and Thicrry dc May. plus all the dancers from Ultima Vez and two guest musicians from Belgium.

The course will run Sat 4—Fri 10Jan. auditions will be given by Vandekeybus and de May on Sat 21 Sept. and the closing date for applications is Mon 9 Sept. Choreographers and composers should send tapes or scores and supporting material in advance. while dancers and musicians should submit details oftraining and performance experience. Application details available from Sarah Hill. Project Co-ordinator. Assembly Theatre. Assembly Rooms. 54 George Street. Edinburgh EHZ 2LR.


Classes I ASSEMBLY ROOMS George Street.

phone Dancer-in-Residence Tamsin Grainger on 220 4348 for details. An impressive range of classes for beginners, intermediate and advanced 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 over the City.

I CRAIGLOCKHART 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 ELCNAT A variety of classes and workshops in creative and contemporary dance, for all ages and abilities. are available throughout East Lothian. Phone Stephanie Sellcy on 031 665 3711 ext 244 for details.

I EPWDRTH HALLS Nicolson Square . phone 229 1071 forinformation.

Spanish, jazz. tap and ballet classes taught

by Tracy Hawkes. a member othoros Dance Theatre. resuming on Mon 19 Aug. £2.50 (£2). Find out also about her adult performance group which meets and performs regularly.

Spanish Dance Course Sat 17—Sun 18 and Sat 24—Sun 25 Aug. 10am—3. 15pm. General course £35 (£27.50) both weekends or £20 (£15) one weekend. Advanced session. 3.30pm—5pm £10 (£8) both weekends. All levels are welcome to join Madrid‘s Milagros Garcia Acuna to learn or improve your Spanish steps. Booking through Tracy Hawkes. 229 1071.

I GRACEMOUNT LEISURE CENTRE 22 Gracemount Drive. 658 1940. Classcsare 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 ofthc sessions. All classes are held on acasual basis for£l .60(£1 ).

I ST PHILIP'S CENTRE Logic Green 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 THE PILATES CENTRE 18A Torphican Street. phone Jane Paris 229 2868 for details

Pilates Technique Mon—Fri from 9. 30am. Sat from 10am. Prices on application. Pilates is a highly specialised form ofbody control which improves posture. strength and flexibility. Jane Paris is a former professional dancer and this is the only classs of its kind in Scotland.

I ST NINIAN’S CHURCH HALL Comely Bank. phone Viv Brett 556 4743 for details.

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


Cabaret is listed by date. then by city. Shows all" be listed, provided that details reach our ottices at least ten days betore publication. Cabaret Listings compiled by Mark Fisher.



I Givin’ l1 FISI’t Cumbernauld Theatre, Cumbernauld, 0236 732887. 7.45pm. £4.75 (£2.25). Comedy and music hosted by Dave Anderson ofWildcat and City Lights fame. More tomorrow.

SATURDAY 24 Cumbernauld

I Givln' II FISII Cumbernauld Theatre, Cumbernauld. 0236 732887. 7.45pm. £4.75 (£2.25). See Fri 23.



I The Comedy Club Zutz Bar Cafe. Miller Street, 221 1568. £3. A new Sunday night haunt for fans of stand-up. featuringthree comedians drawn from the ranks of the Funny Farm and beyond.

WEDNESDAY 28 Edinburgh

I FOCIIVOI Chat Show Scottish Television, The Gateway. Leith Walk. 557 4554. 4.30pm for 5pm. Free. Join theTV audience to watch Danny Baker and Susie Maguire meet the famous. the funny and the just plain daft stars of this year’s Festival. Tickets from the Gateway.