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.
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.