Highland Fling: take a tour of Scottish Ballet’s costumes and sets

Scottish Ballet is currently putting the finishing touches to its latest production, Highland Fling, with dancers furiously rehearsing their moves, and the wardrobe and sets departments making sure every last detail is perfect.

Highland Fling is due to open at the end of April, and ahead of this, STV was granted access to the company’s headquarters at Tramway in Glasgow, to get a behind-the-scenes look at the preparations.

Have you ever wondered what the wardrobe department looks like, how long the costumes take to make, or how they would look up close?

Ever fancied getting a sneaky peek at the elaborate sets, or fancied finding out how some of the more intricate pieces are created?

Then check out this tour of the Scottish Ballet headquarters, where all will be revealed. It’s an absolute must for fans of the company’s work.

Scottish Ballet’s artistic director Christopher Hampson leads this very special tour, giving fans a look behind the curtain, ahead of the production’s tour.

Highland Fling opens in Glasgow on April 27 at the city’s Theatre Royal, where it remains until May 4; it then moves to Eden Court Theatre in Inverness from May 9-11, before arriving at Aberdeen’s His Majesty’s Theatre, from May 16-18. Highland Fling will then be on stage at Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre from May 22-25.

Find out more about Highland Fling from Scottish Ballet’s website. Also check out stv.tv’s special section on the ballet, with plenty of exclusive videos, interviews and photos on the production.

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