Venus de Milo was ‘armless; this one is a sadomasochistic minx – The Post

Venus de Milo was ‘armless; this one is a sadomasochistic minx

Jens Blegaa appears to be following Vanessa Poole’s orders (all photos: rabbithole.dk)
February 2nd, 2017 7:00 pm| by Ben Hamilton

Feb 8-25, Tue-Sat 19:00, Sun 14:00; House of International Theatre, Huset-KBH 4th floor, Rådhusstræde 13, Cph K; 150kr, rabbithole.dk; 90 mins

Since its 2016 launch, Down the Rabbit Hole has lived up to its name with some leftfield productions, and its adaptation of the David Ives play Venus in Fur continues in similar vein.

Jeremy Thomas-Poulsen has cast four actors in two roles – a sadomasochistic actress and a director inclined to submission – thus giving the audience four possible line-ups on any given night.

Theatre group co-founders Vanessa Poole (above) and Jens Blegaa (below) are joined by Vibeke Nielsen (top) and Alex Lehman (above and top), performers who have honed their skills in NYC and London respectively.