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Adelaide Festival:
Black Velvet

Start 28 February
End 2 March
Venue Odeon Theatre Directions
Cost $25 – $59
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Two bodies glowing as if made of liquid metal explore each other’s contours in the darkness. Shaved heads and naked torsos offer an intimate celebration of the body; the dance shifting from formalised patterns to uncontrolled corporeal explosions.

This collaboration from American dancer Shamel Pitts (Batsheva Dance Cmpany) and Brazilian Mirelle Martins promises to be a captivating hour of movement.

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