Dancing around the issue

Dancing around the issue

It’s the sister show to Fiona Scott-Norman’s award-winning show The Needle and the Damage Done.

Scott-Norman is a Melbourne-based comedian, satirist, broadcaster and DJ whose first solo show, The Needle and the Damage Done, toured more than 70 regional Australian centres and venues, from the Sydney Opera House to Mandurah Performing Arts Centre.

Hilarious, informed, and scathing, Disco is basically the An Inconvenient Truth of electronic dance music.

Taking in hip hop, disco and partner dancing, clubbing, white supremacy and drunken street violence, Disco elegantly and articulately concludes that the world’s been going to hell in a handbasket since we stopped touching each other on the dance floor.

Disco explores the big issues in contemporary society ” is street violence caused by electronic dance music?

Is it coincidence that aggression has been on the rise since partner dancing went the way of good manners?

And how come songs used to be written about the moon, and now it’s all ‘hos’ and ‘bitches’?