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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.

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:

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