Random Acts of God and Other Stories review

By Francesca Horsley In Dance

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7th September, 2011
Are states of nihilism, despair and irony byproducts of catastrophic events? Random Acts of God and Other Stories by Christchurch choreo­grapher Julia Milsom seemed to suggest so. Random Acts was staged in the TelstraClear Club, part of the temporary accommodation for the Christchurch Arts Festival – a strangely futurist camp of luminous white domes, sparkling lights and carnival tent erected under the trees of North Hagley Park. Surreal, yet utterly safe, it has no solid structure to intimidate its earthquake-shy ...

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