b'.Mantra delicately entices viewers to consider our interconnectedness and to examine how we try to make meaning of the world through our relationships.The four figures pulse and flow; they entwine, pull apart, search and yearn for each other; but all the while they are intimately connected. This work looks deceptively easy but the complexity ofchoreographingtwodancersworkingwith two puppets adds an extra layer which de Thier grasps with her usual artistic alacrity. The effect is stunning and the flow is breathtaking.Thereiscertainlyaconvergenceofartistic strengthswhenthecreativemindsofartist and creative director, Simon van der Sluijs and choreographer Fleur de Thier are united.Kerri Fitzgerald, Theatreview, 26 Oct 201991'