16th Annual Liquid Latex Show

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Beware! The lights are out and not only one, but four villains have plagued Gotham. The only way to conquest the city once again? Batman, a battle of latex and dancing—all of it took place at The 16th Annual Liquid Latex Show: Peace, Love, and Latex on March 21st.

The event, which had two acts, first started with the group named “Batman.” Needless to say, the performance involved the comic book and it was littered with its colorful characters. Batman and his sidekick Robin fought against four villains who threatened to take over the city. The highlight of the show was nearly at the end, when the Joker hold a sign that said: “This is a bomb.” He then proceeded to throw it at the other players, who were at the back of the stage, and they all reacted as if the bomb had made explosion, collapsing onto the stage. The designs, made by Sam Laney and Mary Millage, were made very similar to what an actual costume of Batman or Robin or the Joker would look like, except these were not costumes—well pulled off.

“They Might Be Science” was a little idiosyncratic, in a good way though. The piece is for those people who are unable to choose between science and arts. Their
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The group “In My Head” dedicated their piece to the people who happen to have mental illnesses, such as Borderline Personality Disorder, Anorexia Nervosa, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Depressive Disorders. The liquid latex had more of a supporting role in this piece, but it was all for a good reason. Choreographed and starred by Julie Joseph, who shined with her sublime and smooth ballet movements, grace and simplicity. Every aspect captivated the audience’s attention and even more so with a song that perfectly set the mood by the Welsh singer Marina and the Diamonds, “Fear and Loathing.” Through Joseph’s eyes there was a real story playing out. It was an intimate story of struggle and survival that yearned with impacting the
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