This review first appeared at The Upside News. ADT’s Rough Draft shows us that the most powerful dance works being developed locally are coming from a very dark place. They are shining a light on the parts of ourselves that we habitually ignore in our quest for mindless, sugary happiness.
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Lionel Shriver’s speech at the Brisbane Writers’ Festival 2016, and the subsequent backlash, perfectly illustrate why we need to face difficult speeches. The society we live in is in danger of losing its capacity to deal with difficult subjects and, by extension, its ability to cope with meaningful commentary. In what is perhaps a risky KEEP READING