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#InvisiblePodcast

With Lockdown having made producing shows such a challenge, we’ve turned our attentions towards a new but related venture; we’ve started a podcast! The Invisible Cabaret Podcast is all about mental health and creativity, and how the two interlink. Hosted by Invisible Cabaret co-creators, Ferrero Rochelle and Rosie Verbose, we explore how the performing arts intersect with mental health issues, how we can explore questions of mental health in a meaningful way through art, and how our mental health can benefit from stretching our creativity. Plus a lot of giggles along the way!

We post on the second and fourth Friday of every month, meaning you can expect a new episode every other Friday!

‘If You Don’t Have Mental Health Issues, You’re Not Paying Attention’ | Persona, Queerness and Raaage with the Iconic RUBYYY JONES The Invisible Cabaret Podcast: Mental Health In The Arts

We are massively fangirling because the queerlesque LEGEND, RUBYYY JONES, joins us on the podcast today! Rubyyy gives us perspective, wisdom and life as they expand on all things creativity and mental health. How do we create sustainable performance rooted in real feeling? How do we keep seeing the beauty in the world when it's also cruel and gross? How will London ever recover from Rubyyy moving back to Canada?!? All this and more in today's episode. Check out Rubyyy's website and Patreon for lots of wonderful, creative, workshoppy, wisdommy goodness. CW: George Floyd's murder (21:08 – 21:25); survivor's guilt and infant death (32:11 – 32:52 & 35:16 – 35:35) Some useful links for mental health issues mentioned in this episode: anger issues; mental health impacts of racism & Black Minds Matter; survivor's guilt & PTSD; substance abuse *** What are you grateful for? You can message us on Facebook, Tweet us at @inviscabaret or DM us on Instagram (@invisiblecabaret) whenever you want to #GetGrateful. *** Things mentioned in the podcast: RuPaul controversy: a handy guide AFAB definition Neurodivergence: learn more & get support Ep with Robert Hallow on anger George Floyd and lockdown: a think-piece on the impact RVT (Royal Vauxhall Tavern) Familyyy Fierce collective in Polari magazine Kew Gardens *** Edited and mixed by Matt Ennis, www.mennismixing.co.uk Music: Shades of Spring by Kevin MacLeod , available by license: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ http://www.invisiblecabaret.org — Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/invisible-cabaret/message
  1. ‘If You Don’t Have Mental Health Issues, You’re Not Paying Attention’ | Persona, Queerness and Raaage with the Iconic RUBYYY JONES
  2. 'The Power of Small' | Our First Ever LIVE Podcast Recording!
  3. 'Scars, Not Wounds' | Sanity, Sensitivity and Sobriety with Theatre Maker, GUY WOOLF
  4. 'Always Auditioning' | Opera, OCD and Overspending with Soprano, BRIA LOVEGROVE
  5. 'There Is No Pass Or Fail in Therapy' | The Power of Communication with Therapist, BRIAN THOMAS (AKA Papa Ferrero)

Rating: 5 out of 5.

“Amazing”

This podcast humorously and insightfully delves into issues of mental health and creativity. It is so original and personal – massive congrats!

Guy (via iTunes)

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Rubyyy Jones onstage, holding their two-tone blonde and brown hair and screaming into the microphone. Their face is painted for the gods and they're pulling a cross-eyed face. They are dressed in black and silver with lots of glitzy adornments. Captured by Jon Ellis of JME-PHOTOART

Rubyyy Jones on The Invisible Cabaret Podcast (S2:E1)

Rubyyy Jones gives us perspective, wisdom and life as they expand on all things creativity and mental health. How do we create sustainable performance rooted in real feeling? How do we keep seeing the beauty in the world when it’s also cruel and gross? How will London ever recover from Rubyyy moving back to Canada?!?

Time To Talk Day – Recorded Live! (S1:E18)

As we round up Season 1 and embark on Season 2 of The Invisible Cabaret Podcast, we thought it was time to push the boat out and try something new… Thank you to everyone who joined us for our first ever LIVE podcast recording, which took place on our Instagram! What better way to celebrate Time To Talk Day than by having a good old chat about mental health? This year’s theme was ‘The Power of Small’, which Ferrero Rochelle and Rosie Verbose enjoyed exploring alongside interjections from our lovely Insta-audience.

Guy Woolf, Theatre Maker, on The Invisible Cabaret Podcast (S1:E17)

The Invisible Cabaret Podcast about is all about mental health and creativity. This week, we are joined by a stalwart friend of Invisible Cabaret: the multi-gifted, sickeningly talented Guy Woolf. Guy is an actor-director-composer-singer-advocate; you can see why he tends to go by ‘theatre maker’, just to save on hyphens. We chat with Guy about feeling his way through a career in the arts, checking and redressing privilege, and how his dog benefits his mental health.

Want to guest?

We are open to chatting to creatives of all types and persuasions, so if you would like to share your mental health journey and artistic work on our podcast, please email us!

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