The human body is well and truly a temple, the amount of functions it carries out is an absolute marvel, from the brain sending various body parts a series of messages in a split second to that wonderful chemical, adrenaline fuelling fight or flight situations, the anatomy continues amaze.
Dance melded with a unique blend of special effects and lighting leaves audience members truly blown away. As you enter the space you are presented with a circle of fans and drapes of silk hung from the ceiling, which play an essential part later on in the production. Dancer and choreographer Aakash Odedra does a stunning job of highlighting the complicated theme of the performance, the battle one has to deal with when suffering from dyslexia.
Six Lips aim to re-imagine the Jacobean play The Duchess of Malfi with a fashionable new approach. The staging of the play as a catwalk presents a monochromatic style with ease, and the choice to place the cast within the modern world of tabloid journalism and superficial attitudes is an ambitious one. Whilst this does pay off in some instances, the media parallels within the narrative do not fully align as intended.