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.
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.
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.