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Flawless: Intergalactic Dream (Underbelly Productions in association with World Dance Management)

By | Published on Sunday 21 August 2011

Rather than entering a theatre, you board a space ship (pretty cool) and get some white “gauntlets” (hello! UV lights). Ten athletic men skulk coolly on stage and things kick off from there. Four of the ‘Flawless’ troops are selected to journey through their dreams and as they select their “talisman”, the dream is lived out around them. The music, choreography and story are fantastic entertainment, and these men are undoubtedly talented creatures. Their outfits get increasingly more ‘fly’ as they dance break and hip-hop. This is the definition of popular entertainment; screw the highbrow stuff – the sheer pleasure and delight both on-stage and from the crowd was evident. Maybe we should all live by their motto: “chase the dream, not the competition”.

Pleasance Courtyard, 3 – 28 Aug (not 15), 6.00pm (7.00pm), £13.50 – £18.50, fpp170.
tw rating 4/5