Paige Gordon

After graduating from the WA Academy of Performing Arts, Paige worked Australia-wide as a professional performer with companies and individuals including WA Ballet, Meryl Tankard Company, Fieldworks Performance Group, Sue Peacock & Dancers and 1D339 Dance Group. She founded Paige Gordon & Performance Group (Canberra) and has been creating work since 1993. Paige received the Canberra Critics Circle Award in 1993 and 1994 and was invited to participate in the 1995 Australia/NZ Japan Choreographic Course. In 1996, she received the Green Room Award. PG & PG developed a national reputation, performing at the National Festival of Australian Theatre, the Festival of Contemporary Arts and was part of the Made to Move seasons in 1996, 1997 and 1998. Paige returned to Perth in November 1998 to take up the position of Artistic Director of Buzz Dance Theatre.



A Place and a Space

20 years on, Paige Gordon speaks about her work title Shed—A place where men can dance which premiered in Canberra in 1994 and prompted some wonderful post-show discussions.

Theatres of life

Paige Gordon talks frankly about her career as a dancer and choregrapher in Canberra before she was appointed Artsistic Director of Buzz Dance Theatre in Perth.