Right away, there was something eerily familiar in Vecna’s use of guilt and shame to trap his victims – the excruciating and relentless replay of painful past experiences. It was Max’s battle with the villain, however, that switched on the lightbulb in my head. In particular, Vecna’s dialogue in this scene rang an ominous bell: “There’s a reason you hide from them… you belong here with me.”
Trixie Kixx is a powerhouse queer woman with a passion for body confidence centred around how movement makes us feel, not what we look like. She regularly performs with House of Burlesque and teaches lessons in London and online. Join us as we chat about burlesque, practising body positivity/ body neutrality as a dancer, and more.
Ferrero Rochelle and Rosie Verbose are joined by multi-award-winning burlesque dancer and PhD student, Sammy Sparkles! This stunning performer joins us all the way from Perth, Australia, to talk about what mental health and artistic expression mean to her.
Our favourite mental health and sex-positivity icon, Reed Amber, joins us on the Invisible Cabaret odcast this week! You may know Reed best from her work with Florence and the gang over at Come Curious, or from their podcast, F*cks Given.
It was such an honour to go deep with the ridiculously talented icon that is Lilly SnatchDragon. Lilly is a multi-award-winning Neo Drag Queen Burlesque Performer, co-founder of The LADS Show and the all-Asian cabaret collective, The Bitten Peach. Things get raw and real.
Performer/producer & Crazy Ex-Girlfriend superfan, Lucy Dickson, joins us to chat about her experiences as a queer artist and activist with BPD/ Emotional Dysregulation Disorder.
The Soul Sista Showgirl, Demi Noire, joins us on our latest episode, out now! A bad-ass, generous and authentic performer, Demi talks to Ferrero Rochelle & Rosie Verbose about her visions for life after #lockdown, the effects of a performance-less year on a performer’s #MentalHealth, and how she deals with the competitive nature of the entertainment industry, plus much more.
Such a joy to talk to lovely actor/singer/writer Mateo Oxley about the ‘highlights reel’ nature of working as a performer. Have a listen to Ferrero Rochelle and Rosie Verbose as they chat with Mateo about anxiety, procrastination, gratitude, confronting theatre gremlins, and being a proud cat Dad.
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.