For those students who are staying in Stirling over the summer, have no fear, boredom shan’t be near! The Macrobert Arts Centre has a variety of live shows to keep you entertained this June.
Brig has taken information about the events from the Macrobert Arts Centre’s website, where you can find more information about the shows and how to book tickets.
Stageworx Presents: Astonishing
13th-15th of June
“Come along and join in the fun on an adventure of a life time! 250 strong local Stageworx students will take you into an enchanted fairy tale land which holds a dark, mysterious secret deep inside a forbidden forest….who knows what may happen? Join everyone’s favourites and a whole host of other fairy tale characters on this epic, hilarious, stunning and most beautiful story never to be told.”
Status Anxiety and Thinking in the First Person
17th of June
“A bold dance double bill that challenges the way social media has changed our lives. The show looks at status anxiety and the spoken word, humour and uncompromising hip-hop inspired choreography from Emma Jayne Park. This piece challenges the characters we become when hidden behind a computer screen. It also looks at thinking in the first person and the contemporary fusion that addresses the negative effects of perpetual self-editing. Developed as part of Breakin’ Convention’s Back to the Lab, with mentorship from Jonathan Burrows. This show is recommended for ages 12+ and includes a free post-show discussion after the performance about the themes and meaning behind the performance.”
Jaleo Flamenco: A Compás
19th of June
“This is your unique chance to see authentic flamenco with some of Spain’s top artists! Jaleo Flamenco are back with a scintillating fusion of heart-wrenching vocals, explosive footwork and virtuoso guitar playing. The show features some of Spain’s finest artists and is brimming with intoxicating rhythms, palpable energy and joie de vivre. A Compás charts an evocative musical journey through the diverse flamenco regions of Andalusia. In addition, Macrobert Arts Centre has joined forces with the team at Clive Ramsay’s to give you a real Spanish experience – complete with a special menu available in the restaurant, and tapas and Sangria available at the interval.”
Les Miserables: School Edition
24th-25th of June
“Following last year’s sensational production of Sweeney Todd, Beaconhurst School is staging another classic show. Set in 19th Century France, Les Misérables follows the story of Jean Valjean, a French peasant who broke his parole. Relentlessly tracked by Inspector Javert, Valjean is swept into a revolutionary period in France, where a group of young idealists make their last stand at the barricade and Valjean fights to protect those he loves.”