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MAYFEST: Velvet Petal – Trinity Fyfe Hall, Bristol

Choreographer: Fleur Darkin Musical Arrangement: Torben Lars Sylvest Reviewer: Leah TozerFleur Darkin’s Velvet Petal for Scottish Dance Theatre is an androgynous, drug-fuelled-feeling orgy of dance and adolescence. Performed at the intimate Trinity Fyfe Hall as part of Mayfest, it’s a theatrical thrill of electronica, witty choreography, and fine performances that loses its way a little in its own chaos. Influenced by the provocative photography of Robert ...

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YAMA – Scottish Dance Theatre – The Lowry, Salford

Artistic Director: Fleur Darkin Choreographer: Damien Jalet Reviewer: Peter Jacobs Scottish Dance Theatre make a welcome return to The Lowry with YAMA, choreographed by French-Belgian choreographer Damien Jalet. YAMA is built on the idea of mountains and draws on the theme of their being ‘worshipped since ancient times and believed to be in numerous cultures a place of transcendence, a ...

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Scottish Dance Theatre – The Place, London  

Director: Fleur Darkin Reviewer: Anna Pearce [rating:4] I think it's safe to say that I am, at the best of times, extremely gullible. And I know this. But in 'Second Coming', the opening of Scottish Dance Theatre's double bill, they truly had me, and I'm fairly sure everyone around me, hook, line and sinker. From a bare stage, house lights ...

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