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CATALYST

Choreographed by Nicholas, Catalyst was commissioned for Edinburgh International Festival 2020.

Rehearsed and performed by the full Scottish Ballet company under Covid-19 distancing guidelines, Catalyst was captured on the Edinburgh Festival Theatre’s empty stage in a gesture of creative resilience.

Scottish Ballet in the filmed performance of Catalyst by Nicholas Shoesmith, as part of Ed

"A succinct, evocative vignette - a reminder of how Scottish Ballet is retaining its spirit, its prowess, its creativity." - The Herald

"Emerging choreographer Nicholas Shoesmith perfectly captures the spirit of a company kept apart for months, each movement building with renewed urgency alongside Ben Chatwin’s gorgeous score." - The Scotsman

Scottish Ballet in the filmed performance of Catalyst by Nicholas Shoesmith, as part of Ed
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