Scottish Ballet: The Crucible with Ten Poems

Scottish Ballet: The Crucible with Ten Poems

Empire Theatre

Scottish Ballet

A unique opportunity to see two iconic and emotionally charged texts brought to life through breathtaking performances from Scottish Ballet’s extraordinarily athletic and expressive dancers.

WORLD PREMIERE
The Crucible (2014)
Choreographer: Helen Pickett

Based on Arthur Miller’s 1953 Tony award-winning play, Pickett’s second creation for Scottish Ballet layers rich, evocative characterisations in a story of opposites robed in sexual sin, translating this incredible dramatisation of the Salem witch trials with her inimitable style of dance language. This chilling tale of innocent people destroyed by a malicious rumour will captivate you with its spellbinding sensuality and capacity to provoke and question.

UK PREMIERE
Ten Poems (2009)
Choreographer: Christopher Bruce

Set to an emotive recording of ten Dylan Thomas poems read by Welsh actor Richard Burton, Ten Poems builds on the melodic rhythm of the famous prose, loved as much for their musicality as for their themes of lost innocence, nostalgia for childhood, and death. Christopher Bruce, one of Britain’s most prolific and important choreographers, brings each one to life with exquisite vignettes of story and character.


Pre-Preformance Talks
Hear about the making of the production direct from members of Scottish Ballet's Artistic, Music or Education teams. These fascination free half hour talks are the perfect way to learn more about the show before you take your seat. Choose from their talks focused on music or dance. They are free events but places are limited, please contact box office to book

Pre-show talk (focus on music)
Tue 10 Sep,18.30 

Pre-show talk (focus on dance)
Wed 1 Oct, 18.30

CLICK HERE TO BOOK FOR PRE-SHOW TALKS

For details on the Scottish Ballet Screenings click here.

All performances have been completed

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Touch Tours:
There will be a Touch-Tour on Fri 08 Oct at 18:30
Audio Description:
The performance on Fri 08 Oct at 19.30 will be Audio-Described

SEAT PRICE £20.00
REDUCED RATES £18.00
U26s £10.00
GROUPS 10+ GET 10 TICKETS FOR THE PRICE OF 9 SCHOOLS £10.00 PLUS 1 TEACHER FREE FOR EVERY 10 PUPILS

 

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