Edinburgh Fringe 2022: Circus, cabaret, dance & theatre

Edinburgh Fringe 2022 promises a host of theatrical delights to entertain the senses with cabaret, circus, physical theatre and dance all on the bills at some top venues.

Ballet Freedom at The Pleasance
Ballet Freedom at The Pleasance

When shows have names like Ballet Freedom; Cirque Berserk; This Is Not Swan Lake and The Sickening 90s Drag Prom, you know you’re in for a treat. The only difficulty? – choosing which ones to go for.

And if you really don’t know what to book – or what to expect - help is at hand! Eight Edinburgh Festival Fringe venues have come together for the first time on an updated show ticketing and reviews platform, EdFest.com - providing audiences with a central hub for easy booking, information and offers. And here EdFest has picked some of their highlights among the circus, cabaret, dance and physical theatre shows to be seen at the Fringe.

Comprising Assembly, Dance Base, Gilded Balloon, Just the Tonic, Pleasance, Summerhall, Underbelly and ZOO, EdFest.com provides a centralised booking and reviews hub providing access to 1,159 shows across comedy, dance, theatre, music and more at 140 venues, featuring performers from 32 different countries.

See Dance Body at Summerhall

Dance, Physical Theatre, Circus & Cabaret picks from top venues

Assembly: Beats on Pointe; Rogue; (Le) Pain; Muse

Dancebase: RED; The Dan Daw Show; Are You Guilty?; This Is Not Swan Lake

Gilded balloon: Fruit Flies Like a Banana; Jesus L’Oreal: Nailed It!; A Secret Show By Cameron Young; The Sickening 90s Drag Prom

Catch Beats on Pointe at Assembly

Just The Tonic: Mother Tree; The Vanity Project; The Bunker; Sugarcoated Sisters: Bittersweet

The Pleasance: Ballet Freedom; Cirque Berserk; Fladam’s Musical Comedy Hootennany!

Summerhall: Dance Body; The Chosen Haram; Dreams of the Small Gods; Gayboys

Underbelly: Circa: Humans 2.0; Briefs: Bite Club; Havana Street Party; Boom

RED performance at Dancebase

ZOO: Sad Book; Runners; Heroes; Walk-Man

For more information and to book our pick of the shows at the Fringe visit the website here

Catch Runners on stage at ZOO