The Salon Project

Salon Project


About The Salon Project

An Untitled Projects / Traverse Theatre co-production, in collaboration with the Citizens Theatre.

A Salon is a gathering of people under the roof of an inspiring host, held partly to amuse and partly to refine taste and increase knowledge of the participants through conversation. Wikipedia

The Salon Project : a new music theatre event inspired by the rituals of the 19th century salon.

Salons were exclusive meetings, where privileged hosts entertained themselves and their ‘little clans’ with cultivated conversation and intimate music recitals.


Astonishing…one of the most complete immersive theatre experiences ever conceived.
The Scotsman

Extraordinary, intellectually provocative and tremendously good fun.
The Guardian

A quite extraordinary theatrical experiment…genius.
The Daily Telegraph

Stewart Laing’s exquisitely constructed reimagining of 19th-century salons for a post-modern age.
The Herald

A triumph of devised theatre.
Sunday Herald

The Salon Project ran at the Traverse Theatre for 7 nights between October 10th-22nd 2011

Emily was a performer as part of Untitled Projects’ “The Salon Project” in the Tableu Vivant.

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