In Her Shadows
Toured across Scotland as part of the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival and DanceLive October 2015. Special thanks to Creative Scotland for funding.
‘A dance-mindscape featuring aerial and physical theatre; supported by stunning visual projections and haunting music’
Co-creators & Performers – Debbie Robbins & Rachael Macintyre
Director: Cora Bisset
Video and projections: Robbie Thomson
Dance Choreography: Ethelinda Lashley
Aerial Dance Consultant: Fred Deb’
Lighting Designer: Simon Wilkinson
Production Manager: John Wilkie
Composer: Ewan Macintyre
Costume Designer: Cleo Rose McCabe
Videographer – Ray Bird
Two female performers tell the story of a young woman called Amy. After being overseas for years, she returns home to Scotland to find a new place to settle. With the unexpected rejection from her mum Amy is tested, pushed and thrown into her own mental turmoil.
‘In Her Shadows’ is a visual performance that explores a young woman’s relationship with the complexity of her depression whilst challenging the stigmas that surround it. With award winning director Cora Bissett ‘In Her Shadows’ is touring as part of the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival and Aberdeen Dance Live in Autumn 2015