Tales of a Grandson reviews

Posted by on Oct 28, 2014 in dance, design, reviews | No Comments
Tales of a Grandson reviews

Tales of a Grandson reviews from the Herald, The Scotsman and The Edinburgh Guide. The Herald Mary Brennan 28th October 2014 ***** The various tales that Andy Cannon beguiles us with in this three-part foray into his own, and Scotland’s, provenance stem from halcyon days in 1974 when – with Grandpa at the wheel of […]

SubCity Radio interview

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 in dance, design, events | No Comments

Scotch Hoppers director Brian Hartley, interviewed by Gareth Vile on the Vile Arts radio Hour on Sub City radio.  (approximately 15 mins in to the programme). http://www.subcity.org/shows/thevileartsradiohour/3c03a/?play

Evening Times photo shoot

Posted by on Jun 23, 2014 in dance, design, events, photography | No Comments
Evening Times photo shoot

A beautiful sunny day for a photoshoot, many thanks to Wendy for arranging the photographer and for jennie for some period styling of the company, and the dancers for willingness to jump and perform in the street for passers by.

Rehearsals started

Posted by on Jun 23, 2014 in dance, design, events | No Comments
Rehearsals started

  The dancers have been working at The Briggait all last week, in a large open space filled with Aerial equipment, parkour training objects and gymnastic mats, with some visits to the street in Parnie Street to yes ideas, much to the amusement of local passers by.

Scotch Hoppers design prototypes

Posted by on Jun 8, 2014 in design, events, photography | No Comments
Scotch Hoppers design prototypes

  Working on design prototypes at Pollok Park, Glasgow, June 2014. Building prototype shapes for Scotch Hoppers games. Chisels, hammers, power tools, paint. Working in an open covered shed under construction at Pollok Park, thanks to the countryside rangers and Tassy Thompson  

Pitch at The Briggait

Posted by on May 30, 2014 in dance, design, events, photography | No Comments
Pitch at The Briggait

CONFLUX presents: PITCH – 22nd MAY 2014 A quarterly scratch-performance and discussion event for artists, educators, producers, venues and anyone else interested in the physical performance community. This month’s PITCH will be held from 6pm – 8.30pm on Thursday 22nd May at The Briggait, 141 Bridgegate, Glasgow G1 5HZ.    The evening’s line-up will be as follows:   6pm – […]

Scotland Street School Museum Family day

Posted by on May 18, 2014 in dance, design, events, photography | No Comments
Scotland Street School Museum Family day

The Games We Play Saturday 17 May, 11am – 4pm Scotland Street will be turned into a giant gaming centre offering a variety of traditional British and international games! Participate in ‘Scotch Hoppers’ a performance project by Stillmotion. ‘Scotch Hoppers’ inspired by childhood street games. If you are feeling creative why not invent your own game or toy […]

Scotch Hoppers development

Posted by on May 16, 2014 in dance, design, events | No Comments
Scotch Hoppers development

Week long development at Citizens Theatre, exploring games, playing with wooden objects, game rules and ideas. May 2014

gathering sample wooden pieces

Posted by on May 16, 2014 in design, photography | No Comments
gathering sample wooden pieces

  A journey to Dumfries-shire to collect some sample set pieces for the development of Scotch Hoppers, big open skies and hills are around.