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.
“This powerful exploration of the pressures and influences on Thora brings new light on the life and story of Magnus seen from the viewpoint of an exploited yet indomitable woman of great spirit who chose not to be a victim.”
Encounters is a new touring project offering free workshops to local young people and the chance to see a range of innovative performances by fellow young artists
” 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
Part theatre show, part music gig, Unbecoming is an invitation to a mesmerising private world, a unique and delicate space where pretence slips away.
The first proper scripted musical comedy – 1922’s Stella the Bajanella – written by student Eric Linklater
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.
Nursery and Primary 1 classes in Orkney are experiencing the acclaimed children’s theatre production Potato Needs a Bath in an exciting new way at school.
Links to virtual tours around Scotland