My name is Laura Laria; I come from a wee city in the middle of Spain. I moved to Edinburgh almost 2 years ago and I am currently studying HND Technical Theatre at Edinburgh College. Recently I was pleased to have the opportunity to do a work experience with Stellar Quines during the production of The Lover, performed last month at The Lyceum. Read more
Growing up in a creative, home educating household allowed me to invest my time in the subjects I was truly passionate about and I always knew that I ultimately wanted to collaborate with dance and theatre, but I never imagined an opportunity would arise so early in my career! Just as I started my first term studying a BMus in Composition at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, I received the staggering opportunity to work with not one, but two inspirationally strong female directors: Jemima Levick and Fleur Darkin.
It’s Fleur Darkin’s job as a choreographer to let her dancers’ bodies speak for themselves. That’s why one phrase leapt out when she re-read one of her favourite books, The Lover by Marguerite Duras: “When you let the body alone to seek and find and take what it likes… then
To conjure the sensual heat of Saigon in the depths of a Scottish winter is ambitious; to do so when dosed with the flu is little short of heroic.
For Susan Vidler, a small corner of the stage of the Lyceum in Edinburgh became a quarantine bay last week. While fellow
IT WAS seven years ago that Fleur Darkin and Jemima Levick first talked about putting Marguerite Duras’ novel, The Lover, onstage. They had both become captivated by the French novelist’s semi-autobiographical best-seller set in 1920s French Indochina concerning an affair between a 15-year-old French girl and a wealthy Chinese man
Scottish Dance Theatre is seeking an Asian Male Performer for a co-production with Stellar Quines and Royal Lyceum Theatre
Scottish Dance Theatre are casting a lead male dancer/performer role for an upcoming production of The Lover, a unique collaboration between Royal Lyceum Theatre, Scottish Dance Theatre and Stellar Quines.
Bringing together two
Today The Lyceum launch their 2017/18 season programme and we are delighted to be part of it with The Lover – a unique new collaboration between The Lyceum, Scottish Dance Theatre and Stellar Quines.
The production brings together two of Scotland’s leading female Artistic Directors Jemima Levick (Stellar Quines) and Fleur
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