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The joy of the idyllic rainforest, beach and freely flowing frocks, the dream, contrasts with the oppressive nightmare of the dark violence and a trapped, bare-breasted mermaid. A giggling doll character keeps promising to tell us a story – but never does. The work has the urgency of a story that needs to be told. There is a narrative, but it is not clear and the viewer must make up their own story. For French dancer

Estéban Fourmi in FREEDOM © Alstair Muir

According to British dancer David Lloyd, “we explore all (the emotions) in extremis to understand (the bright) we explore the dark side. Audiences are challenged but a free imagination is elusive – it includes the freedom to be trapped.” Vardimon does not choreograph to music which is introduced later as a soundscape, including Roy Orbison and heavy metal, to create atmosphere and environment.

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Estéban Fourmi the tale is “of magic, altered states.” Diana Dicker saw Freedom at the soldout show on November 9th, 2012 at Exeter Northcott Theatre. Freedom is on a world tour through the summer including dates throughout the UK; New Jersey, USA and France. For more information check out: www.jasminvardimon.com

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