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Fri, 25th Oct @ 19:30 - 21:30

The Box

The Byre Theatre
  • The Byre Theatre
  • University of St Andrews
  • Abbey Street
  • St Andrews
  • KY16 9LA
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  • 01334 475000
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1 in 4 of us live in The Box at some point. What are we going to do about it?

The Box is new contemporary dance theatre which explores the impact depression can have and how our society responds to it. A beautiful combination of exquisite choreography and thought-provoking social commentary, presented with feeling and humour, this is a powerful and inspiring new work. Performed by four talented dancers, The Box offers an innovative and playful way to connect with a sometimes difficult to talk about subject matter.

“Going to see The Box was my first ever trip to see a contemporary dance performance and I was captivated by the strength of the message that the performance managed to put across. The use of dance, humour, and drama to demonstrate a genuine empathy for mental health issues was so clever, well-constructed and engaging…brilliant”  Audience member

Suitable for ages 13+

Mind To Move Workshop

If you’re aged between 18 and 65, there’s an opportunity to attend a community movement workshop exploring the themes of The Box – no dance experience necessary. Click here to find out more

About Julia James-Griffiths

Julia James-Griffiths is a young Edinburgh based choreographer. The inspiration behind her work comes from her interest in exploring human psychology and the senses. She has a keen interest in developing work that is multi-layered in form, visually artistic, and thought provoking. Her work is considered and explored with innovation, intrigue and honesty, with the aim of expressing that which is unspoken.

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