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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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Second Coming/Winter Again – His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen

Choreographers: Victor Quijada &Jo Strømgren Artistic Director: Fleur Darkin Reviewer : Moira Wilson [rating:4] On previous occasions watching Scottish Dance Theatre, the country’s leading contemporary dance company, one never fails to be impressed by the company's versatility and boldness in creating new, innovative works and this double bill is no exception. In collaboration with two internationally acclaimed choreographers Victor Quijada ...

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NEWS: Scottish Dance Theatre Are Back on the Road Again

Scotland’s leading contemporary dance company is back out on the road this autumn with a programme of critically and publicly acclaimed shows. The programme includes Second ComingandWinter, Againby acclaimed choreographers Victor Quijada and Jo Strømgren and a piece for children,Innocence, choreographed by Scottish Dance Theatre's Artistic Director, Fleur Darkin. Montreal-based Victor Quijada, uses the Los Angeles street-dance culture of his ...

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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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