Julia James-Griffiths | The Box

 

James-Griffiths and ensemble have created a beautifully raw, thought provoking and insightful performance, which I would urge everybody to go and see.”
Rosalind Roux

Scottish choreographer Julia James-Griffiths will premiere her new work The Box, a contemporary dance theatre piece that explores the impact depression can have on an individual and how society responds to it, in a way that aims to be innovative, creative, yet accessible.

“The Work is that rare and beautiful combination of exquisite choreography and thought provoking social commentary presented with flare, feeling and humour….
Steve Slater, Artistic Director of Citymoves

1 in 4 of us live in The Box, what are we going to do about it?

The Box is a contemporary dance theatre piece that explores the impact depression can have on an individual, and how our society responds to it, in a way that aims to be innovative, creative, yet accessible.

“The Box begs to be seen by anyone with an interest or involvement in mental health issues. It is a gripping, emotive look at depression…a deeply engaging and satisfying work”

***** The Wee Review

Choreography & Direction | Julia James-Griffiths
Performance | Amelia McCarthy, Amy Robertson, Oliver Sale/Alex McCabe & Lucy May Wilson
Lighting Design | Simon Gane
Producer | Jennifer Phillips


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Performance Dates

2019

27 – 28th September | Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

8th October | Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

12th October | Paisley Arts Centre

18th October | DanceLive, The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

23rd October | The Space, Dundee

25th October | The Byre, St Andrews

1st November | Eden Court, Inverness

2018

Premiere
24th May | Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

2017

14th October | Flourish House, Glasgow
Excerpt shown at 5 Ways To Begin as part of The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival.



Reviews

https://www.mhfestival.com/news/talking-heads/325-the-box-an-intensely-raw-depiction-of-inner-turmoil


Julia James-Griffiths is an emerging dance artist based in Scotland. The inspiration behind her work comes from her interest in exploring human psychology and the senses. The work she creates is innovative, artistic and thought provoking.

http://www.jjgdance.com