Scottish Dance Theatre (UK)

Scottish Dance Theatre (UK)

Scottish Dance Theatre is Scotland’s national contemporary dance company and is part of Dundee Rep Theatre.

Under the direction of Fleur Darkin, the company is committed to producing excellent and daring work that is led by the power of the dancing body. Scottish Dance Theatre commissions the most exciting choreographers from all over the world to make bold new works. The company collaborates with artists of outstanding calibre in the fields of music, design and the visual arts to produce dance of the highest qualitythat is thought provoking and holds resonance in people’s lives.

Scottish Dance Theatre dancers are known for being exceptionally talented, personable and approachable. The company is an international company based in Dundee, producing world class work with inclusivity, in all senses, at the fore front.  The company has a committed following of Scottish Dance Theatre fans, and is always seeking to build on this audience through innovative audience development and educational work.

The company tours throughout Scotland and nationally across a range of venues – from Edinburgh Festival Theatre to Mull Theatre.  The company has an increasing international reputation; recent tours include USA, China, India and many European countries. The company is a founder member of RepNet, a European network of repertory companies who meet and exchange to innovate new practice in national dance companies. The company is excited by the possibility of sharing artistic practice across cultures and by the impact that this creative exchange can have on sustaining a healthy international dance community.

See Scottish Dance Theatre's Innocence by Fleur Darkin during Nottdance Festival 2015.

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