Normative?

A choreographic reflection on the heteronormative manifesto

The Stages of Normative?

Research and Development

Short Version

Feedback Sharing

The Premiere 

Nathan Ishar - Eastman     Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui
Nathan Ishar - Eastman     Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui

Research and Development, 2017

Exploring the concept of a heteronormative manifesto this work delves into the subject of conversion therapy. Whilst in Antwerp Page worked with company member Adriana Berwert to create a solo exploring the methods used to abduct victims of conversion therapy or predetermined homophobic abuse. With guidance from Fabian Thomé Duten (Eastman) this solo developed and will now act at the focus point for the development of 'Normative?' ahead of its debut in October as part of the Emerge Festival 2017.

Gele Zaal - Royal Conservatoire Antwerp, August 2017, Antwerp.

Cast:

Adriana Berwert

Short Version,  2017

Exploring the concept of a heteronormative manifesto this work delves into the subject of conversion therapy and the effect of Anti-Gay Propaganda Laws in Russia. Developed from the solo version of the work, the short version focused on the narrative of four individuals through the methods used to conform one to a heteronormative manifesto. The short version debuted as part of the Emerge Festival 2017.

The Space Theatre, October/November 2017, London.

Cast:

Jos Bandes

Samuel Baskett

Amanda Forsberg Fahller

Bobby Harding

Work in Progress - Feedback Sharing at Studio Wayne McGregor,  2018

Exploring the concept of a heteronormative manifesto this work delves into the events of Chechnya, Russia and the traumatic events of the 'Gay Purge' Developed from the short version this work in progress performance featured 28 dancers in a 27 minute version of the work that creates a reflection on the realities that many people face across the globe. 

Studio Wayne McGregor, April 2018, London.

Cast:

Julia Costa

Amanda Forsberg Fahller

Robyn Johnson

Anna Radeczki

Natalia Meska

Gilles Geissbühler

Jos Bandes

Gianni Baldi

Marina Novopashina

Anna Broome

Iona McGuire

Ellen Finlay

Noëlle Lahaye

Laura Garcia

Trine Strand

Maëlle Omnes

Maya Williams

Jazzula Donoghue

Lauren Waller

Alexandra Holmberg

Luke Esslemont

Júlia Cateano

Synne Lundesgaard

Clara Cowen

Lucia Priecelova

Ella Cooper

Federico Gambarini

Jiaxin Yuan

Oxford Premiere - Offbeat Festival at Old Fire Station Theatre, 2018

Exploring the concept of a heteronormative manifesto this work delves into the events of Chechnya, Russia and the traumatic events of the 'Gay Purge'/ Developed from the short version this work in progress performance featured 28 dancers in a 27 minute version of the work that creates a reflection on the realities that many people face across the globe. 

Arts at OFS, June 2018, Oxford.

Cast:

Julia Costa

Amanda Forsberg Fahller

Robyn Johnson

Cameron Richards

Natalia Meska

Gilles Geissbühler

Jos Bandes

Gianni Baldi

Marina Novopashina

Anna Broome

Marie - Anna Carfour

Laure Dubanet

Laura Engholm

Abbie Smith

Lauren Dias

Miel Sabre

Constança Pimentão

Jazzula Donoghue

Izzy Cattarell

Lucia Priecelova

Kennet Robertsen

Federica Bertani

Becca Hunt

Beth Craythorne

Thomas Page

Jiaxin Yuan

Pagan Hunt

Paulina Bazala