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Eight unique shows coming to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this year.

Anatomy for Accountants(Dance)1 – 26 August - Venue: Summerhall, Anatomy Lecture Theatre

A high-risk, high-return dance show about how much our physical bodies are worth in a society ruled by cold hard numbers.New Zealand - Sacha Copland of Java Dance Theatre and Creative New Zealand. Highly unique - a widely applicable cross-examination of capitalism and modern society. Further Information HERE

Futuristic Folktales (Dance)13 - 18 August Venue - Dance Base @ Assembly Roxy

A vivid dance theatre work, choreographed by Charlotte Mclean of And fame (2022 Fringe) in collaboration with a groundbreaking creative team.  Futuristic Folktales is a ‘dance for hope’ and a political call to action at the same time. Further Information HERE

NEGARE (Dance, Physical Theatre)12 - 25 August - Venue at the C Aquila Studio

Luxembourg - Z Art Dance Company and Part of the Luxembourg showcase supported by KulturLX. Part of acclaimed three-part dance series LE TRIPTYQUE, which explores the range of human thought through a philosophical lens. Strongly looks at identity - how we see ourselves, how others do, and how these perspectives interact / can we ever really have a perspective on anyone at all?Further Information HERE

You Heard Me (Experimental Theatre, Dance) 20 - 25 August - Venue: Zoo Southside

A loud show about quiet power by Luca Rutherford (as part of Here & Now New Horizons Showcase) - a powerful intersectional feminist work that carefully brings audiences through a specific moment of sexual violence that changed Luca’s life forever. Further Information HERE

Of The Land On Which We Meet(Circus, Artist(s) of Colour)31 July - 25 August - Venue: Assembly Checkpoint

Visually stunning performance that explores connection and personal histories to Australia’s native lands via three different perspectives - performers are characteristic of both a single organism and a spectrum of difference. Further Information HERE

SHOW PONY(Dance, Physical Theatre, Circus, New Writing) August 13 - 26 - Venue: Summerhall, Main Hall

Show Pony examines the dualities and challenges of life on stage for three female acrobats - and what happens when you begin to age out of your career/hit middle age. Further Information HERE

OWEaDEBT(Physical Theatre, Clown, Dance, Debut)1 - 11 August - Venue: Summerhall, Red Lecture Theatre

Told through ballet, bouffon and song, OWEaDEBT challenges audiences to consider just how much you’d change yourself for a romantic partner and examines the social rules and structures which lead to a woman’s perceived self-worth in a patriarchal society. Further Information HERE

Julieta(Physical Theatre, Circus)1 - 11 August - Venue: Summerhall, Main Hall

From the mind of internationally acclaimed clown, theatre and opera artist Gabriela Muñoz, comes Julieta - a hilarious, intimate and disarmingly tender celebration of being alive, and of a life lived to its very fullest. Further Information HERE

Further Information: Home | Edinburgh Festival Fringe (edfringe.com)