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Room of Cooks

Ashley Page (1997)

A physical manifestation of the Steven Chambers painting of the same name, Room of Cooks is a dark, brooding piece exploring the relationships between a woman, her husband and her lover. The intensely sexual tone of the piece is underscored by a sense of foreboding, and the tension of the piece is augmented by Orlando Gough’s atmospheric score. The piece was nominated for a prestigious Olivier Award.


Choreographer: Ashley Page
Music: Orlando Gough 

What the press said

"Room of Cooks is a masterfully compressed dance drama."
The Guardian


Up Close tour October 2010 

Byre Theatre, St Andrews 
20 October
An Lanntair, Stornoway 
20-21 October
DGone, Dumfries 
22 October
The Macphail Theatre, Ullapool 
26 October
Ryan Centre, Stranraer 
26 October
Pickaquoy Centre, Kirkwall
29 October
The Maltings, Berwick-upon-Tweed 
29-30 October

Spring Season 2007

(performed with Balanchine's Agon, Darrell's Othello and Pastor's In Light and Shadow)

Glasgow Theatre Royal
Wednesday 11 to Saturday 14 April 2007
Edinburgh Festival Theatre
Wednesday 18 to Saturday 21 April 2007 
His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen
Thursday 26 to Saturday 28 April 2007

Autumn Season 2006

Perth Concert Hall
Tuesday 19 September 2006 
The MacPhail Centre, Ullapool
Thursday 21 September 2006
Volunteer Hall, Galashiels
Wednesday 27 September 2006 
The Ryan Centre, Stranraer
Tuesday 17 October 2006
Macrobert, Stirling
Thursday 19 October 2006
The Maltings, Berwick-Upon-Tweed
Saturday 21 October 2006
Elgin Town Hall
Tuesday 24 October 2006 
Corran Hall, Oban
Thursday 26 October 2006

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