Edinburgh International Festival: Love Cycle: OCD Love
Intensely kinetic OCD Love is one of two complementary, standalone dance pieces from the world-renowned L-E-V Dance Company.
About Edinburgh International Festival: Love Cycle: OCD Love
Sorry, but this event has been and gone!
Sharon Eyal is one of the most exciting choreographic talents to emerge in recent years. Working with multimedia designer Gai Behar, she formed L-E-V Dance Company, creating work that is stark, uncompromising and fiercely beautiful, powerful in its expression of emotion and obsession.
L-E-V Dance Company's Love Cycle is formed of two complementary but standalone shows at this year's International Festival.
OCD Love, is an intensely kinetic dance piece that collides together frenzied passion and obsessive-compulsive disorder. It is inspired by slam poet Neil Hilborn’s brutally funny OCD, which describes a woman charmed then exasperated by the inescapable obsessions of her partner. Pitting a single female dancer against a corps of males, OCD Love dissects her torn sympathies – as she strives for freedom from them yet depends on their control.
Presented separately, its companion piece Love Chapter 2 is L-E-V Dance Company’s most recent work, premiered in 2017. It is a dark, provocative piece of startling intensity, one that begins where love breaks down and stares unflinchingly at isolation and loneliness. Using powerful gestures and captivating imagery, it explores the connections between all of us – and what we are left with when they break down.
Pushed relentlessly forward by the pulsating techno beats of DJ Ori Lichtik, these two shows by L-E-V Dance Company are uninhibited, provocative and exhilarating, like no dance works you’ve seen before. They ask: is there anything more unexplainable than love?
While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Edinburgh International Festival: Love Cycle: OCD Love are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.
Other Events at Kings Theatre Edinburgh or Edinburgh International Festival
Dance Events you might like...
19th December 2018
Dance For All, Stockbridge and Canonmills
Dance For All is holding full-time Professional Dance Course Auditions on Wednesday 19th December 2018 (booking required), for entry to the course in September 2019.
30th Dec 2018 - 31st Dec 2018
Edinburgh's Hogmanay - Grab your tiny dancers and join Baby Loves Disco for 2 hours of Hogmanay dayclubbing at the Spiegeltent in Festival Square!
Theatre Events you might like...
19th December 2018
Brewhemia, Edinburgh Old Town
Palast des Cabaret is a form of theatrical entertainment featuring music, song, dance, recitation, or drama performed for your enjoyment in the beer palace at Brewhemia each Wednesday.
21st Dec 2018 - 24th Dec 2018
The Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh
FUNBOX present their brand new seasonal spectacular – ONCE UPON A CHRISTMAS as they return to The Brunton Theatre 21st December through to Christmas Eve!
21st December 2018
Gilded Balloon Basement, Edinburgh New Town
Every Friday and Saturday night, Basement Theatre becomes Edinburgh’s comedy hub and with a different line-up and headliner each week this is the comedy injection your weekend is craving!
Find other events in Edinburgh
Throughout December Edinburgh opens its doors to showcase the unique buildings in the city in this real-life advent calendar.
Edinburgh panto legends Allan Stewart, Andy Gray & Grant Stott return to the King's Theatre in Beauty and the Beast!
Don't miss the ultimate night out when the Kinky Boots tour comes to Edinburgh Playhouse in December 2018!
Explore the sights and sounds of Christmas when this magical after dark experience returns to the Royal Botanic Gardens!
The Giant Lanterns of China are back at Edinburgh Zoo! It's a new and exciting adventure as Scottish myths, ancient Chinese legends and incredible creatures come to life this winter.
Advertise With Us
Looking to reach new customers? We offer a variety of advertising options with prices starting from just £30 per month!
Click here to find out more »