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.
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.
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.
I had to get over my fear of asking for help, because I needed help with everything. Asking for help is hard for men I know, there’s an expectation that they can handle it all. But it’s hard as a woman because we always feel that we have to prove that we don’t need help from anybody, that we’re not delicate flowers that need protecting. It was so hard being ‘weak’.