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The philosophy of dance - Deborah Colker

The director of the Deborah Colker dance company explains how she brought Tatyana

Gagaku - Festival blogger review

Costume designer and Festival blogger, Claire Blake, takes us through her experience of

Building a theatre of the imagination - Lowland Hall timelapse

It took 10,000 staff hours to prepare the venue, incorporating over 4500m2 of floor space, wa

From the archive: Cesc Gelabert - Uncommon

Find out about dancer Cesc Gelabert's participation in Uncommon, one of our year round educat

Festival Breakfast - complete audio of the event

The fourth Edinburgh Festivals Open Breakfast Debate organised by the Festivals Forum to

Virgin Money Fireworks Concert - Festival blogger

Festival blogger Helena Smith waves goodbye to Festival 2012 at the Virgin Money Firewor

Sketches of Cinderella with Mariinsky Ballet and the Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra

Festival blogger Edinburgh Sketcher provides his visual representation of Mariinsky Ball

Sketches of the Virgin Money Firework Concert Saturday Workshop

Festival blogger Edinburgh Sketcher attended the Saturday workshop for the Virgin Money

Virgin Money Fireworks Concert Saturday Workshop - Festival blogger

A fascinating day at Edinburgh Castle – behind the scenes of the Virgin Money Fireworks

INsider discussion with Guillermo Calderón

Helena Smith reviews the exclusive INsider discussion with Villa + Discurso playwright G

In the Locked Room + Ghost Patrol - Festival Blogger review

Festival blogger Helena Smith reviews Scottish Opera's opera double bill.

Festival blogger review of the Saturday Virgin Money Fireworks Concert workshop

Festival blogger Erin McElhinney tells us about the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert works

Making Magic - Behind the scenes of the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert

We talked to Keith Webb, Pyrotechnics designer for the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert, about

Cinderella - Festival blogger review

Festival blogger Professor Whitestick reviews Cinderella from the Mariinsky Ballet and T

Clemency - Festival blogger review

Festival blogger Erin McElhinney reviews Clemency.

Wonderland INsider after show party - Festival blogger review

Erin McElhinney attended the INsider after show party for Wonderland.