Rosie Kay Dance Company's 5 Soldiers kicks off 2017 tour at Edinburgh Festival Fringe
Rosie Kay Dance Company's 5 Soldiers: The Body is the Frontline returns with a UK tour exclusively performing in Army drill halls from Edinburgh to London, Hull, Aldershot, Swindon, Colchester and Birmingham. The tour kicks off at Edinburgh Festival Fringe with performances from 11-26 August.
It's a thrilling and humane portrait of army life telling the stories of five men and women serving on the front line. Deeply realistic, stark and thrilling, 5 Soldiers explores how the human body remains essential to war, even in the 21st century. Presented in association with The Army.
About this event
Starts: Friday 11 August 2017
Ends: Saturday 26 August 2017
At: Army @ the Fringe, Army Reserve Centre, 89 East Claremont St. Edinburgh
Rosie Kay Dance Company
After joining the 4th Battalion The Rifles, to watch and participate in full battle exercises, and visiting the Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre for our Armed Forces, choreographer Rosie Kay created this award-winning, five star work, performed live in an Army drill hall.
"War from a female perspective packs a punch..." The Observer
"Lust, shock and awe… 5 Soldiers is a disturbing, illuminating and necessary glimpse into a world we mostly prefer to ignore." The Guardian, Top 10 Dance of 2015
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5 SOLDIERS 2017 trailer from Rosie Kay on Vimeo.