An overall review of the Arts in Scotland - dance gets a mention towards the end.... 2003: The year of the Scottish artist
By James Boyle for Scotland on Sunday
....in 2003 the quality of the arts in Scotland came shining forth and what seemed a bleak world began to sparkle.
On one momentous night, Ashley Page put Scottish Ballet back on its toes when the corps took to the stage at the Festival Theatre. The tension was palpable but when the curtain fell, Scotland had a new hero. click for more
An entertaining review of the year, in which the author explains why ballet doesn't figure: Stars and stinkers
So what were the cultural highlights of the year? Rod Liddle offers a thoroughly partial guide
What they really wanted me to do was a cultural review of the year, where I identify in a knowledgeable and somewhat august fashion the salient and crucial artistic highpoints of 2003 in opera, ballet, theatre, fine art and film, etc. click for more