In summer 2012, Scottish Ballet, National Dance Company Wales and English National Ballet joined forces for the first time in a ground-breaking national celebration of dance called Dance GB. Each company produced a ballet inspired by the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Scottish Ballet's contribution was Martin Lawrance’s Run For It - a high energy work inspired by the power of Olympic athletes. This dynamic piece is set to the propulsive rhythms of John Adams’ Son of Chamber Symphony
Run For It features a striking sculptural installation created by Glasgow-born visual artist Martin Boyce built on an aesthetic concept sparked by creative workshops with the Company, and which was further developed into his recent Turner Prize winning piece. Here he discusses the creative process behind his designs.