Wed 08 Apr 2020

(POSTPONED) Extremely Pedestrian Chorales

19:30 - 20:25

Extremely Pedestrian Chorales is a collaborative performance project by Karl Jay Lewin and Matteo Fargion presenting the commonplace experience of the pedestrian as an act of... [more]

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED - A NEW DATE WILL BE CONFIRMED ASAP. Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Tue 24 Mar 2020



16:00 - 17:00 & 19:00 - 20:00

Original music by Calum Howard & directed by Ruth Mary JohnsonDawn is a hairdresser who likes to rap. Her life changes after an encounter with a trafficked Vietnamese teenager and the... [more]

This event has been cancelled due to ongoing concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sun 15 Mar 2020

Anatomy Arts

(CANCELLED) Anatominis Early Years Cabaret!

11:00 - 12:00

Please see Anatomy Arts' statement on their reasoning behind cancelling the event at this link.Anatomy's special Sunday matinee for 0-5s (and everybody else) is back! We've curated a weird and... [more]

Due to unforeseen circumstances this event has been cancelled.

Sat 08 Feb 2020

After Metamorphosis

15:30 - 17:00

Company: Lewis Sherlock & Ali MaloneyWhen Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams, he found himself transformed in his bed into a gigantic insect…A choreography of... [more]

Fri 07 Feb 2020 - Sat 08 Feb 2020

Open The Owl

21:00 (both days), 17:00 (8th Feb)

Company: Lutkovno Gledališče Ljubljana / Centre Dramatique National D'AlsaceSupporting company: Republic of Slovenia, Ministry of Culture, City of LjubljanaA man is given the chance to... [more]

Thu 06 Feb 2020


18:00 - 18:40

Company: Visible FictionsThe odds of perishing in a commercial plane accident are 29.4 million to one. Reassuring. Except if you're the one. As emergency masks plummet, engines sequel and hand... [more]

Wed 05 Feb 2020 - Thu 06 Feb 2020

Fault Lines

21:00- 22:15

Company: Two Destination LanguageA fashion show on the fracture between feminism and fabric. A catwalk which takes you from Haute Couture to bargain bin, from big beats to near silence. Five... [more]

Tue 04 Feb 2020

Dreams of the Small Gods

21:00 - 21:50

Creator: Zinnia OberskiSupport: Creative ScotlandWoman as animal, as human, as goddess or spirit-being - visited by a horned magus - this creative is called upon to transform herself. ... [more]

The performance includes full nudity

Tue 04 Feb 2020

(cancelled) La Cérémonie

18:00 - 18:40

Company: Tortoise in a Nutshell and Collectif Aïe Aïe AïeSupporting: Puppet Animation Scotland, French Institute, Rennes City CouncilThe ritual of observance and procedures. A grand... [more]

Unfortunately this show has been cancelled.

Mon 03 Feb 2020 - Sat 08 Feb 2020


19:45 - 20:15 (Doors 7pm)

Join us each evening at our festival café from 7PM for socialising, drinks and informal cabaret performances presented by some of Scotland's leading physical and visual theatre makers. There will... [more]

Sat 01 Feb 2020

Ma Biche et Mon Lapin

14:00, 15:00

Company: Collectif Aïe Aïe AïeSupporting: Ministère de la Culture - DRAC de Bretagne, Conseil Régional de Bretagne, Conseil Départemental d'Ille-et-Vilaine, Ville de Rennes et Rennes... [more]

Sat 01 Feb 2020


17:00, 18:30

Company: Collectif Aïe Aïe AïeSupporting: Ministère de la Culture - DRAC de Bretagne, Conseil Régional de Bretagne, Conseil Départemental d'Ille-et-Vilaine, Ville de Rennes et Rennes... [more]

Sat 01 Feb 2020

Pearly Oyster Productions: A Retrospective


From potato prints to dancing clarinet reeds, the drawings of Eduardo Paolozzi to Queen Boudica, Roger Ballen's photographs to the everyday challenges faced by one random person - a weird and... [more]

Sat 01 Feb 2020


16:15, 17:15

Company: Swallow The SeaPhysical, absurdist, object theatre exploring the transmogrification of two lightshades. A short form piece full of imaginative, quirky humour which explores the comic... [more]

Sat 01 Feb 2020

Twa Pirate Quines

14:30 - 14:50 & 15:30 - 15:50

Company: Fiona Oliver LarkinSupport: Puppet Animation Scotland, Creative Scotland, Swallow the Sea Caravan Theatre"My great grandma was a pirate." "No, really she was. I found this old... [more]

Sat 01 Feb 2020


20:30 - 21:40

Company: OceanalloverIn 2002 on a country road, a pack of cards was thrown from a car window and over a hedge. While in the air the pack burst open and the cards were scattered across hedge and... [more]

Audience are required to be mobile.

Sat 01 Feb 2020

Shadow Bird

14:45, 15:45

Company: Mary & David GrieveSupporting: Puppet Animation Scotland, Creative Scotland, Swallow the Sea Caravan TheatreRod and shadow puppetry, immersive light-projections and music,... [more]

Scenes of alcohol consumption. Performance takes place in low lighting and uses blackouts

Sat 01 Feb 2020


18:00 - 18:45

Company: Nunah TheatreSupporting: The Space, DundeeAn innovative piece of physical theatre focusing on the unreliability of memory – the interpretations, the misunderstandings – with a... [more]

Sat 01 Feb 2020

Island Home

16:30, 18:15

Company: KatanariCombining storytelling, object theatre, puppetry, pop-up and art installation elements, Slovakian puppeteer Katarina Cakova weaves together short symbolic stories to create an... [more]

Some parts of the performance are in complete darkness

Sat 01 Feb 2020

(CANCELLED) Verge is Burning

16:45 - 17:25

Company: Jamie ReaA man, an eccentric, stands on the edge, confronted with a choice. Choose who you are. Create your armour. Control whatever it is that confronts you. An eccentric man in a... [more]

This event has been cancelled. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Sat 01 Feb 2020

Finger Fatale

16:45, 17:45

A burlesque-inspired ‘hand-tease’, celebrating the fluidity, versatility and down-right sexy movement that a hand can perform. A short form piece of hand puppetry which cheekily celebrates one... [more]

Performance includes sexual references throughout.

Sat 01 Feb 2020

Canto X

14:00 - 14:40

Company: Fronteiras Theatre LabDeep in the Circle of the Heretics, a forgotten philosopher lies in his grave. His tomb is on fire. He’s got the whole of eternity to spend inside his own... [more]

Sat 01 Feb 2020

Story of Now

18:45 - 19:15

Company: Third ThreadArriving in this moment, with ourselves, with each other, with you. We listen and respond to what is present, telling a short form story of now through movement, media,... [more]

Sat 01 Feb 2020

Obvious Unrest

16:30 - 17:10

Company: Faux Theatre CollectiveSupporting: Creative ScotlandA high impact, but grittly low-tech visual theatre exploration of the force and grip of intense mood. Stark text free theatre... [more]

Sat 01 Feb 2020

Pitch Event

14:30 - 15:30

Company: SurgeTwo work in progress performances from the recipients of 2019 Surge Bursaries exploring dynamic and challenging physical theatre in an indoor setting. The recipients have worked... [more]

Sat 01 Feb 2020

Temple of the Tattie

14:15, 15:15, 16:15, 17:15

Company: Temporary CommonsThe gods left this place some time ago, weary of our fractious fighting. All we have now is trade and agriculture. Food, a precious commodity. We turn to it's elusive... [more]

Fri 31 Jan 2020

Rough Mix

18:00 - 19:20

Company: Magnetic NorthSupporting: Creative Scotland, Jerwood Arts, British Council, Québec Ministère de la Culture et des Communications.Take five experienced artists bursting with... [more]

Fri 31 Jan 2020

A Brief History of the Fragile Male Ego

20:30 - 21:20

Company: Jordan & SkinnerAndrea has been giving her lecture, but it's not been going well. Previous presentations were marred by protests. She's hoping the open-minded audience at manipulate... [more]

Fri 31 Jan 2020 - Sat 01 Feb 2020

Metamorphosis: The Animated Body

10:00 - 17:00

Company: Nataly Lebouleux & Kieran Sheehan (Improbable Dolls)Supporting: Art Council England, Home. ALRA. Superbia, Waterside Arts, Creative Industries TraffordA workshop for confident... [more]

Sun 12 Jan 2020

Shrinking Violet


19:30 - 20:40

Barry is a devised verbatim piece about Dr James Barry. James Barry has been misrepresented in history as Edinburgh University’s first "woman" graduate. We take issue with this. Through Barry’s... [more]

Unreserved seating. 14-24 steps to seating. This performance includes strong language, transphobia & mimed vomiting.