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?!?
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.
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.
The Invisible Cabaret Podcast about mental health and creativity is delighted to start off the New Year by chatting to opera soprano, Bria Lovegrove (née Kelly). She shares her experience of how training as a professional classical singer affected her mental health, visiting areas such as OCD, perfectionism, self-medicating, the impact on her bank balance and the “grin and bear it” culture she experienced at conservatoire. Do the classical arts glamorise tragedy?
Keeping it in the family… Ferrero Rochelle’s Dad, Brian, is a top-notch therapist with decades of experience under his belt. Ferrero Rochelle and Rosie Verbose chat to him about the CBT, EMDR, life as a therapist, mental health medication, working in a high-security mental health hospital, and how to get the most out of your therapy experience.
More creativity and mental health chat with Ferrero Rochelle and Rosie Verbose! We had the pleasure of chatting to illustrator and sex-educator, Elyssa Rider, about her experience of EMDR therapy, managing burnout as a freelance content creator, and representing the world as she thinks it ought to be.
Burlesque artist, host and all-round powerhouse Curly Chaos joins Ferrero Rochelle and Rosie Verbose, to chat about what creativity and mental health means to her. Expect a rip-roaring half-hour adventure through dance, periods, psychotherapy and mutilating rubber ducks. Strap in, lads.
Creativity and mental health geeks Ferrero Rochelle and Rosie Verbose are joined by singer-songwriter and composer, Robert Hallow, of the alt-folk-rock band, Robert Hallow and the Holy Men, to talk about his experience of art and mental wellbeing.
Invisible Cabaret charters new waters this week, as we venture outside the troupe to talk about creativity and mental health with artists in other fields… starting with Richard McKenzie, AKA The Burly Photographer!
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.