Top Theatre & Movement Practitioners in Edinburgh

Often described as the Creative Capital, Edinburgh is a city brimming with creative talent all year round.  somewhereto_ takes a look at some of the city’s top emerging Theatre and Movement Practitioners.

 

Name: Claire Pritchard

Current title/interests: Dancer, bookbinder & charity worker

Age: 25

Additional Information about Claire

Claire recently started a dance collective in Edinburgh providing a place for fresh dance graduates to develop work, explore movement, train with others and refine their teaching skills, as well as building a community.

In establishing the collective, she was looking for somewhere to gather and rehearse without placing a financial demand on any of the dancers.

somewhereto_ provided the space for them to be able to experiment and the collective has come on leaps and bounds.

“Together we create, be it a piece, a creative culture, a community, or all three”

Skills

  • Time-management
  • Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Project Management
  • Teamwork
  • Adaptability

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Name: Harry Wycherley

Current title/interests: Breakdancer, dance teacher, web designer & digital marketer

Age: 25

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Additional Information about Harry

Harry is currently developing an online breakdance academy, where anyone can learn to breakdance through his easy to follow tutorial videos. He also runs a Breakdance Academy and teaches in other dance schools.

He needed a space to film his tutorials, saving him money and helping him to improve his digital, filming and editing skills.

‘I started this because of my passion for breakdancing and my skills as a digital marketer. I was inspired by a friend who makes a living teaching piano tutorials online, this motivated me to sell my skills and hopefully create a full time income online.”

Skills

  • Project management
  • Filmmaking
  • Digital marketing
  • Web design
  • Teaching
  • Mentoring
  • Problem-solving
  • Enterprise

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Name: Andrew Simpson

Current title/interest: Physical theatre practitioner

Age: 25

Additional Information about Andrew

Andrew is an actor and performer based in Edinburgh. He makes and performs his own work, including clown pieces – they are often without words, very physical, silly, ridiculous and fun.

He uses somewhereto_ space for daily training, development work and rehearsal space.

‘Using the somewhere_to space has been extraordinarily valuable for me in this process; I can work and create without the stress of paying (usually a lot) for the use of a space.’

 Skills

  • Theatre-making
  • Collaboration
  • Group work
  • Timekeeping
  • Communication
  • Project Management
  • Motivation
  • Problem-solving

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Name: Charlotte Hastings

Current title: Founder & Director, Sir Moustache Bristleby & the Ed-splorers

Age: 25

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Additional Information about Charlotte

Director Charlotte Hastings holds a Diploma in Physical Theatre and regularly performs as a puppeteer and street theatre artist. Charlotte studied directing at the RCS and is also a digital designer and maker.

Her piece, Sir Moustache Bristleby and The Edsplorers is a family friendly, interactive piece of shadow puppetry and storytelling theatre. The group were able to use somewhereto_ spaces to prepare for their Spring Tour 2016.

Skills:

  • Project Management
  • People management
  • Events Management & Production
  • Marketing
  • Communication
  • Enterprise

top theatre practitioners edinburgh