Revelations is an experience of humans being vulnerable. Regular people making art out of sex. Sharing intimate details of their erotic lives, turning the sexual psyche into poetry, prose, puppet sex and much much more…. Come witness your fellow humans in all their gorgeous humanity. Celebrate the power of vulnerability, and the courage it requires. Come witness these works of art, be a part of the revolution that invites openness over concealment, and connection over judgement. Be touched , be moved, be entertained…
Because we learn through stories. Revelations is an invitation to artists of all kinds to reveal an aspect of their erotic nature. To summon the courage to share something vulnerable…risky…to be seen. We seek to inspire through example. In the words of the brilliant Bréne Brown, shame cannot survive being talked about. In these pieces, regular people get onstage and share their creative take on what makes them vulnerable sexually. Their authenticity is compelling, and their courage is catching. What might it inspire in you?
Eleanor O’Brien is the artistic director of Dance Naked Productions, with a mission to marry sex & creativity. She is committed to creating arenas for non-actors to share their truths, for the innate story-teller in all of us to take center stage and speak to the things that make us unique.
In the beginning…
Revelations began 7 years ago in a one-bedroom apartment. A group of friends got together with the intent to “strip” for one another. At that very first Revelations, the pieces were raw and unrehearsed – funny and sexy and spontaneous. The next year they were more artful, more choreographed. The year after that, multi-media was introduced, and every year, the crowd grew larger. In 2016, Revelations was opened to the public. Anyone can audition, and anyone can witness. The invitation remains the same – reveal yourself.