Director: Gavin McCaig Country: UK Genre: Dance Runtime: 6 m Block C Screening: TT Cinema 21.08 Time: 7-8.15 pm
Silenced follows a young business woman as she realises her misogynistic boss is manipulating and praying on her. With unbridled determination and without her colleagues’ support, she goes head-to-head with him in a board room showdown, set to seal her fate for the rest of her career.
Gavin McCraig is from Motherwell and moved to Glasgow at the age of 12 to take up a vocational place to train at The Dance School of Scotland. Four years later he received a scholarship to study at English National Ballet School, also working part-time with the Dance School at the Royal Academy of Dance. Gavin joined Northern Ballet in 2014 where he is currently a dancer. Silenced was selected for creating into a short dance film after the piece was originally choreographed in 2018 for Northern Ballet’s choreographic workshop.