Far more pleasure than pain
Kelly Apter in The Scotsman reviews Jasmin Vardimon and Scottish Dance Theatre
Jasmin Vardimon Dance Company - Ticklish ****
Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh
VARDIMON is one of those dancers you can’t take your eyes off. Like an inquisitive cat, she bends and stretches, climbs and crawls, contorting her incredible body into ever more complex positions. She does the same with her choreography.
In a sea of tired and stale moves, Vardimon is a lifebelt of fresh and previously untapped creativity. Her three dancers share her joy of movement, each pushing themselves to the limit in this intensely physical piece.
Supposedly a work about the teetering point between pleasure and annoyance, Ticklish falls a little short of its target. We search for clarity, but the narrative is obscured by Vardimon’s ever-changing surreality. click for more