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Heroes delves deep into the worlds of idols and idolisation, celebrity and celebrity culture and heroes and superheroes; investigating what characterises a celebrity, who society's hidden superheroes really are and why we are compelled to idolise them. Asking some profound universal questions with humour, straight talking and lots of graceful, intense and symbolic aerial and circus movement, the performers examine what it really means to be labelled a celebrity, why some will stop at nothing to achieve it; and the process of being thrust into the spotlight and the dramatic and ruthless fall from grace that often results. Building on the success of their last collaboration, a dance duet called Sprawl, Tony Mills of Room 2 Manoeuvre and Jennifer Paterson of All or Nothing Aerial Dance Theatre, two of Scotland's most prolific companies working in the world of physical performance, rekindle their successful creative partnership, this time adding talented dancer and aerialist Beverley Grant into the mix.

This event takes place at Newlands Activity Centre, Romanno Bridge, West Linton (as part of the Eastgate on the Road programme)

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