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VELVET : A DIVINE DISCOTHEQUE CIRCUS @ ROSLYN PACKER THEATRE

Featured image – Aerial artist Stephen Williams.

It’s big. It’s bright. It’s loud. Dancing, drums, disco music and acrobatics are delivered passionately, precisely and with lots of fun.

Musical director, Joe Accaria, opens the show as drummer and DJ from an elevated position above the stage. The music and lights are pumping as a young man enters the stage and is slightly overwhelmed by the feverish nightclub scene.

Tom Oliver plays the young man at the centre of the simple narrative. Initially overwhelmed, as he is exposed to wild scenes of abandon, glamour, singing and dancing he gradually moves towards his disco enlightenment. Continue reading VELVET : A DIVINE DISCOTHEQUE CIRCUS @ ROSLYN PACKER THEATRE