Single life

Dance theatre and Storytelling performance

Performed

29.4.2018 Storytelling center, Tradfest, Edinburgh
2. to 9.8.2018 Fringe festival, C aquila, Edinburgh
7.9.2018 Surraa Productions Showcase, Kulttuuritalo valve, Oulu
 

40 min

How life is changed for single´s in a decade? Now that dating is more based on Tinder and other apps, how does that chance the whole single life? Or does it? Online dating, where you can be whoever you want to be. How this all has effect on life as a single woman. Jump into the journey of universal single´s problems.

 

Has been descried as a Comedy Golden piece!

Dancers from Finland and Scotland, Pirita Tuisku and Christina Liddell / In Finland Pirita Tuisku and Amy Robertson

Review from Fringe 2018 ★★★★  "The energy in this effervescent dance and story-telling show is sheer delight." : http://broadwaybaby.com/shows/single-life/734150

 

Performance is choreographed and produced by Pirita Tuisku.

Finnish Dance Artist based now in Edinburgh, Scotland. She is working as a Dancer, Choreographer and Teacher in Finland as well in Scotland, places like Dance Base, Neu Reekie , Surraa Productions, Oulu Dance Academy. She has also been teaching in National Schools of arts, Moving in to dance Mophatong, Jozi Youth Dance company, South Africa. International dance artist has been running her own dance school Cross Move Company and Surraa Production organization in Finland. Versatile and energetic lady has already over decade of experience working in different fields in dance, working with professional and community groups, choreographed different performances and now bringing her SINGLE LIFE to Fringe festival! This performance has it´s premier in 29.4.2018 part of Storytelling center´s TradFest, it is her second own performances that she has also produced.

Christina Liddell is an independent dance artist based in Scotland. Upon graduation with a First Class BA Honours in 2012, Christina was awarded the Dancer’s Emerging Bursary Scheme through Dance Base, under the mentorship of Alan Greig. Christina has performed within works by Angus Balbernie, Janis Claxton, Christine Devaney, Roisin O’Brien, Henri Oguike, William Thorburn and Pirita Tuisku. Her career has specialised in a dual combination of performance and teaching through outreach work.

As a direct response of Christina working with many inspiring children at the Edinburgh Royal Sick Children’s Hospital, the vision for her first work “Glimpsing Air Pockets” has been sparked. She is currently creating an immersive, interactive dance theatre piece, which will reflect back the children’s personal contributions to them, their siblings and parents, as members of the audience within the final performance.

 

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