Alumni shortlisted for Total Theatre Awards

Alumni shortlisted for Total Theatre Awards

Published: 19/08/2016

Congratulations to five Contemporary Performance Practice graduates and staff members who have been shortlisted for this year’s Total Theatre Awards at the Edinburgh Fringe.

After assessing 528 shows across all performance categories, the judges have drawn up a shortlist that consists of 26 productions, including three RCS graduate productions.

Shows by an Emerging Company/Artist

(I Could Go On Singing) Over The Rainbow (Scotland)
FK Alexander with Okishima Island Tourist Group Association (Summerhall)

Physical / Visual Theatre

Cock and Bull (Scotland)
Nic Green with Laura Bradshaw and Rosana Cade (Forest Fringe) (pictured above)

Total Theatre & The Place Award for Dance

Dancer (Scotland)
Gary Gardiner / Ian Johnston / Adrian Howells (DanceBase)

Seven awards will be given across five categories which are physical and visual theatre; innovation; experimentation and playing with form; emerging; circus and dance.

Awards co-directors Jo Crowley and Becki Haines said: “In these times where our sector is changing, and our country is reshaping; the landscape of independent artists and makers continues to thrive against all odds, with exceptional work across seven nationalities identified this year.”

The Total Theatre Awards will be announced at a ceremony on the 25 August.

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