BURNT OUT, a dance-theatre performance is touring Scotland. It was while in Orkney that The Orkney News took the opportunity to talk to creator Penny Chivas about her work and what motivates it.
BURNT OUT encapsulates one Australian’s experience of the devastating bushfires and the personal experience of the daughter of an environmental geochemist.
Bookbug Week is taking place this week (15–21 May), encouraging little ones and their families to dance to their favourite songs and rhymes and then cosy up with a story.
A great time was had by all at the Deerness Community Centre
On December 18th 1892, ‘The Nutcracker’ ballet was first performed in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
” The focus of the piece is about your sense of self and the self that others see, and the need to open up conversations about this” Emma Gee, OIC Arts Officer
On 19th of September 1960 ‘The Twist’ by Chubby Checker reached #1 in the US Billboard Hot 100.
t was a breezy Bragi’s Open Circle on Thursday night but the audience was well prepared for an Orkney summer’s evening with blankets and wrap arounds.
Applications are invited from the dance, theatre and multi artform sector for a share in £600K National Lottery funding through Creative Scotland, for live performance tours from Spring 2021.
All donations will go to Orkney Blide Trust , for Mental Health Awareness Week