Velvet Petal: Bedroom

Summerhall Festival - Old Lab

Dance Physical Theatre and Circus

Tough girls and pretty boys living life in the margins, dreaming about being at the centre. This bespoke extract from the full-length production explores the transformative power of beauty, created out of whatever is on the bedroom floor. Bringing us into a space of fluid identity, the dancers experiment, seduce and philosophise through their bodies, clothing and ideas. Velvet Petal is inspired by the life-cycle of the monarch butterfly and Robert Mapplethorpe’s polaroids and is set to a fresh dance punk score. 'Darkin invites us to share the intimate space of imagining and longing' (
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