Treading the boards – and the wards

‘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.’

Podcast Episode 2 – Bodies and Performing with Miss Mustardseed

In this episode, Ferrero Rochelle and Rosie Verbose are joined by troupe member Miss Mustardseed. By day, Miss Mustardseed is a critical care nurse and a key worker in the Covid crisis. By night, she likes to sing, recite poetry, and take her clothes off with Invisible Cabaret. Join us as we chat about how the pandemic is affecting her life and mental health, and how creativity has become a vital outlet for her (along with roller derby and binging Try Guys videos).

I am Woman, Watch Me Pirouette

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’.

Invisible Cabaret: Please Stay

We are delighted to announce that we will be performing a special, one-night-only show on Friday 15th June! We are even more delighted to announce that 90% of proceeds from the evening will be going directly to UK-based mental health charities, to support them in the crucial work they do for the hundreds of thousands of us who need it.