Chasing Ghosts

Chasing Ghosts - Diana Loosmore (2007)

Created by Scottish Ballet soloist Diana Loosmore, Chasing Ghosts is a fascinating study of human relationships, hypnotic, luminous and spectral, with stunning lighting and costumes galvanising the piece with a ghostly, metallic shimmer.

Set to Ian Simmonds’ pulsating score, the seven dancers make contact; movements are shadowed and reflected, leaving traces as the pursuit develops.

Credits
Choreography – Diana Loosmore
Music – Ian Simmonds

What the press said

"Rhythmic and fluid, this was a hypnotic piece... uplifting."
- Perthshire Advertiser  

"Loosmore proved she was more than worthy of the prize. Having seven of Scottish Ballet's most interesting dancers at her disposal didn't hurt, of course. Between them,they gave Loosmore's choreography a cool, sophisticated edge."
- The Herald

"This somewhat otherworldly atmosphere was also heightened by Morag McKerrell's imaginative costume designs and the shadowed and reflected movements of the dancers as they silently haunted the stage."
- St Andrews Citizen

"An enthusiastic visual feast"
- Dance Expression

"See it and believe in magic"
- The Extra


Performances

Up Close tour October 2010

Byre Theatre, St Andrews 
20 October

An Lanntair, Stornoway 
20-21 October

DGone, Dumfries 
22 October

The Macphail Theatre, Ullapool 
26 October

Ryan Centre, Stranraer 
26 October

Pickaquoy Centre, Kirkwall
29 October

The Maltings, Berwick-upon-Tweed 
29-30 October

Autumn Season 2007

(performed with Balanchine's Apollo, Robbins' Afternoon of a Faun and Page's Fearful Symmetries)

His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen
20 - 22 September 2007

Peter Darrell Choreographic Award Gala

Theatre Royal, Glasgow
13 April 2007

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