Theatre & Dance

All our Theatre & Dance acts are listed here…

If These Spasms Could Speak
£9.50
Masonic Hall
25th – 26th January, 4.00pm

If These Spasms Could Speak
An outstanding solo performance based on a collection of funny, sad, touching and surprising stories about disabled people and their bodies. Created and performed by actor Robert Softley (co-creator of National Theatre of Scotland’s Girl X)
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OCCUPY DUMFRIES
Free
Dumfries Town Centre
24th – 26th January
Various Times

Occupy Dumfries
No matter where you go during the festival – you will encounter something Magical. The Occupy Dumfries project is a celebration of our achievement as a town – making it to the short list of the Creative Place Award.

To celebrate – twelve very special pieces of pop-up public art have been commissioned which ask you to imagine what living in Dumfries might have felt like in the past? Prepare to be warmed during our Winter Festival as local artists mark the countdown to the awards, with twelve very different statements about the next twelve creative months.

Car Crash – all weekend @ Coach and Horses, Fountain in High Street, and Spiegeltent.

Photo booth – All Weekend @ Spiegeltent

Laundry Street – All weekend @ Spiegeltent

Knitted Up – All weekend @ Spiegeltent

Close Enough – All weekend @ the Close next to the Stove

The Big Burn – 7pm -9pm Sat 25th @ Outside the Stove

Cream Tea – 12pm -3pm Sat and Sun @ Dumfries Railway Station

Soap Opera 12pm -3pm Sat and Sun @ Outside BBS Central

Naughty Night 7pm -10pm Fri, Sat, Sun Spiegeltent and the Globe

HIDE & SEEK
Sat 25th & Sun 26th
11.00am
Masonic Hall
£8.50 / £20 FAMILY TICKET

Hide & Seek
Pure physical theatre inspired by Carol Ann Duffy’s collection of fairy tales. This immersive experience leads the audience into a highly visual world where objects and stories come to life.
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JORDAN, HERSELF AND ID
Fri 24th & Sat 25th
7.00pm
Masonic Hall
£8.50

Jordan wanted to find out if her mother’s insanity is super-sanity? In this coming of age piece of live art, the 19 year old emerges from her childhood to figure out if mental health is really contagious.
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BLOOD ORANGE
Sun 26th
2.00pm / 10.00pm
Chancer’s Nightclub
£9.50

Blood Orange
The sell out show returns for two performances – dark, sexy, brutal and at high octane speed – this Dumfries show greases the palm of any theatrical monkey.
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BURNS TEA DANCE
Fri 24th
11.00am
The Spiegeltent
£6.50 / £20 FAMILY TICKET

Fiddles will be at the ready as we take a stroll down memory lane with a toe-tapping Tea Dance. Young and old can come together on the dance floor under the spectacular setting of the 1920’s Spiegeltent, where auld dance steps and moves are brought to life. Soup, rolls and Dundee Cake will be topped up with a good old fashioned cuppa.
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Samba Workshop
Fri 24th
Cairndale Empire
5.00pm
£6.00

Manchester School of Samba take you through a beginners guide.
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Taiko Drumming Workshop
Fri 24th – Sun 26th
Cairndale Empire
3.00pm
£6.00

Interactive workshop of exploration.
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Burns Last Supper
Sat 25th & Sun 26th
Cairndale Solway
2.00pm
£7 / £20 FAMILY TICKET

Robert Burns takes us through a journey of his amazing life.
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Fred & Ginger (Rehearsed reading)
Masonic Hall
Fri 24th, Sun 26th
4pm, 7pm
£6.50

Join our heroine, Ginger, as she shares her love for the strong armed Albert, her passion for handbrake turns and her commitment to growing old disgracefully. This gentle, touching, comedy one-hander breathes new life into how the older generation are perceived.
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Wild Young Tartan Hearts
Sun 26th
Cairndale Parkhouse
3.00pm
£5.00 / £20 FAMILY

Contemporary Dance and Music from talented young people in our region.
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