Edinburgh Showcase 2013
We are thrilled to announce the list of companies which have been selected for Edinburgh Showcase 2013. For more information about the productions in this year's programme please check out the dedicated Edinburgh Showcase website.
With more than 180 submissions, we have curated a programme of work from across the UK including devised, visual and physical theatre; new writing; live art and installation; interactive and immersive theatre; and the largest number of dance pieces we have programmed to date. The Showcase will present these companies to an international delegation of programmers, showing the strength of UK performance to a new audience.
In the coming months, we will share the stories of our companies and their audiences on our blog, Twitter and Instagram. You can join in with their experiences, see what happens when they meet and hear their reactions to participating in the Edinburgh Fringe by becoming part of our network. Follow us on Twitter at @UKDramaDance and join the conversation on #EdShowcase.
Enjoy the show...
Aakash Odedra Company, Rising, West Midlands
Action Hero, Hoke’s Bluff, South West
Billy Cowie, Stereoscopic Trilogy 2 (Jenseits, Art of Movement, Dark Rain), South East
Cryptic Sven Werner’s Tale of Magical Realism, Scotland
Daniel Bye, The Price of Everything, North East
Gandini Juggling, Smashed, London
Gecko, Missing, East
H2 Dance, Duet, London
Human Remain, The Tin Ring, North East
Imitating the Dog, The Zero Hour, London/NW/Yorkshire
Inua Ellams and Fuel, Black T-Shirt Collection, London
Invisible Flock, Bring the Happy, Yorkshire
James Cousins Company, There We Have Been, London/South East
Kate Tempest and Battersea Arts Centre, Brand New Ancients, London
Look Left Look Right, You Once Said Yes, London/East Anglia
Michael Pinchbeck, The Beginning, East Midlands
National Theatre Scotland, Claire Cunningham & Gail Sneddon, Menage à Trois, Scotland
National Theatre Wales, The Radicalisation of Bradley Manning, Wales
NoFit State Circus, Bianco, Wales
The Paper Cinema and Battersea Arts Centre, The Paper Cinema’s Odyssey, South West
Probe, Small Talk, South East
Scottish Dance Theatre, Second Coming by Victor Quijada, Scotland
Snuff Box Theatre and Richard Jordan Productions Ltd, Bitch Boxer, London
Sylvia Rimat, I Guess If the Stage Exploded…, South West
Third Angel, What I Heard About the World, Yorkshire
Tom Dale Company, Refugees of the Septic Heart, East Midlands
Tom Frankland & Keir Cooper in association with Ultimo Comboio, Don Quijote, London
Traverse Theatre Company (a co-production with Wales Millennium Centre), I’m With the Band, Scotland/Wales
Untied Artists, For Their Own Good, West Midlands
Vision Mechanics, Dark Matter, Scotland
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