Our mental health and creativity podcast hits its 10th episode! And who better to celebrate with than another Invisible Cabaret stalwart, the sexy chanteuse, lipstick lesbian and baddest of asses, Dee Dee La Femme.
In this episode of the mental health podcast through the lens of creativity, burlesque performer, drag king and Invisible Cabaret troupe member Petit Pois joins hosts Ferrero Rochelle and Rosie Verbose. We talk to Petit Pois about her love of performing, creating characters, removing layers and shaping art inspired by her experiences of depression.
‘When people ask me “did you always know you wanted to be a nurse?”, I have to answer honestly: No. But I’ve found that performing complements, and even contributes to, my job in ways I never expected.’
Burlesque siren/ Norwegian nymph/ Invisible Cabaret troupe member Ida Sanguine joins hosts Ferrero Rochelle & Rosie Verbose to talk about creativity and mental health, her ‘knack for sensual movement,’ being a dancer in lockdown, burlesque and feminism.
Join regular hosts Rosie Verbose & Ferrero Rochelle, as they chat with troupe member Blue Monday about creativity & mental health. A talented singer and musician, Blue shares some of the inspiration behind her digital soundscapes, as well as some of the research she’s amassed about how the need to make money affects our wellbeing. We also touch on themes such as lockdown (naturally), OCD, and dystopian fiction. It will make sense when you listen. Probably.
In Episode 6 of the mental health podcast, regular hosts Ferrero Rochelle and Rosie Verbose joined by dancer and cabaret sister Belle Bluestocking to talk about mental health and creativity, and what the two mean to her. Belle opens up about dancing through her emotions, her beloved Sylvia Plath, and why ‘toxic positivity’ can be damaging to our mental health.
Episode 5 of #InvisiblePodcast brings you an interview with London-based actor and our ‘resident clown’, Kate Mounce, AKA Mouncealot. Ferrero Rochelle and Rosie Verbose enjoy a fun and meaningful chat about the art of clowning, CPTSD and BPD, laughing at vs. laughing with, trauma and its effects on the body, navigating vulnerability in performance, and making work that comes from your deepest, raw self. All in about half an hour. Who says we’re not having a productive quarantine?
Ferrero Rochelle and Rosie Verbose chat to Invisible Cabaret troupe member, Bolly Ditz Dolly, about burlesque, Bollywood and bhajis. Ditz has performed her unique brand of fusion-inspired neo-burlesque all over the shop, from Bitten Peach, OwPHWOARd and I Need to Cher, to being crowned the winner of Burlesque Idol UK 2019. In this episode, we explore her journey to burlesque, her creative process, and her passion for cooking samosas from scratch.
Ferrero Rochelle and Rosie Verbose are joined on the mental health and creativity podcast by actor, tap dancer and Invisible Cabaret troupe member, Stephanie De Whalley. Join us as we chat about staying connected to creativity and your craft, even in the midst of lockdown burnout.
On this episode of the podcast devoted to mental health and creativity, Ferrero Rochelle and Rosie Verbose are joined by troupe member Miss Mustardseed: a critical care nurse and key worker by day; creative by night. We chat about how the pandemic is affecting her life and mental health, eating disorder recovery, and how creativity has become a vital outlet for her (along with roller derby and binging Try Guys videos).