Call Me Leslie
A work commissioned by Roshanak Jaberi
Choreography: Debbie Wilson
Music: traditional French accordion songs
Dancers: Roshanak Jaberi and Mafa Makhubalo
Purpose of the work is to blur the gender lines and to look at societal definitions of the genders.
- BFF What constitutes a best friend? Can your BFF be someone of the opposite sex - whose thought process and priorities are different?
- Women who do men's traditional roles are considered "tom boys" and the whole idea is largely accepted in our society.
- Men who take on women's roles are considered emasculated in our society not real men
- Men take it for granted that they are right their opinion counts. Women are taught to doubt themselves or are conditioned to doubt themselves.