Vale David Page

The award-winning composer and Bangarra artist in residence has died suddenly aged 55.
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Bangarra has requested that no image of David Page be published out of respect for cultural sensitivities. 

David Page, the resident composer and Music Director at Bangarra Dance Theatre, has died. The older brother of Bangarra’s Artistic Director Stephen Page, David Page was aged just 55.

The sad news was announced earlier today via the company’s Facebook page.

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Richard Watts is ArtsHub's National Performing Arts Editor; he also presents the weekly program SmartArts on Three Triple R FM, and serves as the Chair of La Mama Theatre's volunteer Committee of Management. Richard is a life member of the Melbourne Queer Film Festival, and was awarded the status of Melbourne Fringe Living Legend in 2017. In 2020 he was awarded the Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards' Facilitator's Prize. Most recently, Richard was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Green Room Awards Association in June 2021. Follow him on Twitter: @richardthewatts