Looking ahead to the Estonian National Ballet's Scottish debut at Tramway

Posted on 22 Oct 2018 in News, Performance

‚ÄčThis November Tramway produces and presents work as part Estonia Now, a city-wide festival of contemporary dance and performance, music, visual art and film and more by leading Estonian artists.

The festival is taking place as part of the centenary celebrations of the Estonian Republic.

Highlights include the Scottish debut of the Estonian National Ballet, at Tramway on November 16 and 17.  The perfect Friday and Saturday night out for dance lovers.

This highly acclaimed company, which also celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, is based at the Opera House in Tallinn.

Glasgow-based choreographer and dancer Eve Mutso - most recently seen at Tramway in the work 111 - joined the company after finishing ballet school and before she rose to international fame as Principal Dancer with Scottish Ballet. 

Her new work, Echo, is one of three pieces Estonian National Ballet will be sharing with Tramway audiences.

The performances will also include work choreographer by the Artistic Director of Estonian National Ballet Thomas Edur and Tiit Helimets, a choreographer and Principal Dancer with San Francisco Ballet
 
Estonia Now, which runs from Monday 12 to Sunday 18 November also features work produced and presented by the University of Glasgow, the Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA) and TalkSeePhotography, Stereo, Strathclyde University, FutureScot and Glasgow Film Theatre.

To find out more about the Estonian National Ballet shows and Estonia Now visit EstoniaNow.org