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Bodies of Water- An immersive performance experience

Available for touring 

See News page for upcoming dates

Past performances: 

Autumn 2019

  • James Milne Institute, Findhorn (premier presented by Findhorn Bay Arts)

  • Reiss Village Hall, Caithness 

  • Wick High School, Caithness

  • The Barn, Banchory

  • Platform Easterhouse, Glasgow

  • West Barns Village Hall, Dunbar 


Fjord review

Forres Local

A collaboration between Saffy Setohy, Aya Kobayashi, Joanna Young, Nicolette Mcleod. 

Bodies of Water is a playful, multi-sensory performance weaving together dance, music and visual art.


We encounter water in our everyday lives. It gives us life and flows through us. Water is energy, it destroys and it creates. We invite you to immerse yourselves in an exploration of our relationship with this transformative element.

“A joy to watch and feel.  I felt a sense of freedom and how we are all part of the environment.”  Audience comment

“The unpredictability of water, weather, out of our control, aptly fit with the current climate emergency we are in.  At times it really felt like the journey of a river, a conversation with water. Beautiful.” Lorna Irvine, Fjord Review

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Image: Julia Bauer

Funded by: Creative Scotland through the Open Fund, with support from The Touring Network, The Work Room, Findhorn Bay Arts, North Light Arts/John Muir Open, Pavilion Dance via Surf the Wave Seed Fund.

Developed in the context of BRAW, an audience engagement research project. 

Promoters please note: 

This work has been developed specifically for rural and small scale touring. Alongside the making of the performance, a series of other activities have been developed including creative walks, workshops, and an exhibition. Check us out on Tourbook, or please get in touch to discuss. 

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