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Monday 23 May 2011

Dave St-Pierre Company 'Un peu de tendresse bordel de merde!' 2-4 June, Sadler's Wells. Photo: Dave St-Pierre Company

With Canadian Dave St-Pierre’s company ready to bare all at Sadler’s Wells next week in *Un peu de tendresse bordel de merde!* (A Little Tenderness for Crying Out Loud! ), Mark Monahan asks why…Read more in the Telegraph, 21 May, 2011

With questions abound about the validity of a choreographer’s decision to include nudity in his or her piece, Judith Mackrell turns to the dancers to ask how they deal with the actual experience of dancing naked on stage, __

“St-Pierre, who is fascinated by taboos and the breaking of them, is trying to create a raw physical intimacy between dancer and audience, and he wants to make us laugh, too. Michael Watts, one of his dancers, says most people find the naked scenes funny.”

Read the full article in the Guardian, 30 May.11

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