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Janis Joplin and a 30-year dream     

IT'S been 30 years in the making. But Roy Campbell-Moore, artistic director of Diversions Dance, has finally produced a work inspired by the music of '60s icon Janis Joplin which also explores the turbulent and triumphant world of love. Here he explains what drew him to Tough Love. DURING the 1960s, Janis Joplin's voice excited her fans with its raw tone and hungry appetite for life. During my entire dance career, I have always wanted to make a dance production using her music - not an autobiography, celebration or crusade for a lost decade - but because it's great music to dance to.



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