Shaper/Caper – THE END? 


Winter. Lockdown. A phone call…

Enter a world where everyone is telling you who you should be.  Where ‘their’ opinion on your gender is more important to them than your existence.

Inspired by Cocteau’s The Human Voice, The End? captures LGBTQ+ experiences collated during nine months of lockdown. 

Choreography and direction | Thomas Small 

Dancer | Alex McCrossan 

Devised by | Alex McCrossan and Thomas Small  

Music by | Adrain Berenguer and Michael Vignola 

Producer | Yolanda Aguilar 



Shaper/Caper is an independent dance company based in Dundee, led by Thomas Small, a multi award winning choreographer, BBC Radio 2 Artist in Residence and Clore Fellow.  Tommy’s critically acclaimed work ‘Within This Dust’, has toured nationally and internationally. Shaper/Caper’s creative learning projects include the Dundee and Fife hubs of Dance for Parkinson’s and through lockdown, they delivered 100 daily episodes of Children’s Capers, their creative dance classes for children, which were seen by over 100k people so far.

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