A selection of the Edinburgh-based Diploma in Physical Theatre Graduates’ Showcase 2017 pieces, providing an opportunity for these emerging performing artists to present, through their work, a summation of the knowledge and expertise they gained during the course.

 

SOCIAL BUTTERFLY

Jessica Innes/Scotland

A shadow theatre piece about the pressures of conformity for young women in society

 

THE FUZZBALLZ

Fraser Anderson/Scotland

Happy, primary-coloured puppets don’t always behave well, especially when they are unlucky in love…

 

LOVE LETTERS

Kat Barrass/Scotland

Inspired by the work of Pina Bausch, a piece exploring the dynamics of relationships.

 

RAINY DAYS

Calette Duke/Scotland

Clowning, inspired by the great Russian artists Slava, about enjoying everyday simple outdoor pleasures.

 

WAR ROOM

Julia Hart/Scotland

War is hell. A visceral evocation of the futility and messiness of human conflict.

 

We invite you to one of five self-contained events during manipulate within which Scottish-based performance artists present a flavour of their current creative explorations and experiments.