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The Close

Following previous success of this project, we were delighted to run it again as part of Romeo & Juliet in spring 2014.

The Close project provides a first time ballet experience for young adults, some of whom are excluded from mainstream education. Within a week of attending the theatre as VIP guests, they are invited to take part in creative dance and music workshops.

Participants have the opportunity to explore key themes and issues they have identified from the production and also receive a post-show talk with Scottish Ballet's Artistic Director Christopher Hampson and a selection of our dancers. 

The Close aims to empower participants by welcoming their creative ideas and building their confidence, communication, self-expression and creative skills, as well as providing a cultural and social education, and enriching new experiences. 

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