To be natural is such a very difficult pose to keep up

To be natural is such a very difficult pose to keep up is a dance production produced by Toyboys, represented by Terje Tjøme Mossige and Ulf Nilseng. They deal with dandyism, the fictional identity and the body.

Information

(Objekt ID 6396)
Object type Production
Premiere March 18, 2009
Produced by Toyboys
Audience Adults, Youth
Expressions Dance, Performance
Running period March 18, 2009  
Duration 1 hour
Website TOYBOYS, DANSENS HUS
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In the production To be natural is such a very difficult pose to keep up Toyboys examines themes such as gender, identity and sexuality.

To be natural is such a very difficult pose to keep up is the last part of the trilogy Toyboys goes queer writers. In the first part, Non stop – soundless, Toyboys worked with Jean Genet. In the second part, The man at the tramstop, with Alf Prøysen and in this last part with Oscar Wilde in addition to the philosopher Maurice Merleau-Ponty.

Toyboys uses the motto "We are here, we are queer, get used to it". 

Source:

The webpage of Toyboys, 06.12.2011, http://www.toyboys.org/tobenatural.html#Anchor-8773

Contributors
Name Role
Terje Tjøme Mossige – Choreography
Ulf Nilseng – Choreography
Jan Steinum – Stage design
Jan Steinum – Video/Film
Kyrre Heldal Karlsen – Lighting design
Terje Tjøme Mossige – Performer
Ulf Nilseng – Performer
Vidar Løvstad – Musician
Kim Sølve – Photo
Cathe Sjøblom – Producer
Performance dates
March 23, 2009Hovedscenen – Show
March 22, 2009Hovedscenen – Show
March 21, 2009Hovedscenen – Show
March 20, 2009Hovedscenen – Show
March 19, 2009Hovedscenen – Show
March 18, 2009Hovedscenen – Worldwide premiere