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PUSH.PULL

Curated by Dainty Smith & Golboo Amani
December 2020 to May 2021


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PUSH.PULL
Curated by Dainty Smith & Golboo Amani

PUSH.PULL is a six-month online series of interdisciplinary events examining emergent and intersectional developments in performance art and QT BIPOC cabaret. Curated by storyteller, producer and stage performer Dainty Smith and multidisciplinary artist Golboo Amani, PUSH.PULL highlights QTBIPOC cabaret performers at the intersections of live stage performance and radical political performativity.

PERFORMANCES by:
Adrienne Huard
Anasimone
Babia Majora
Betsy Swoon
Cara De Melo
Cat Zaddy
Crocodile Lightning
Dolly Berlin
Gay Jesus
Imogen Quest
Ivory
James Knott
Johlene
Kimora Koi
LAL
Lucinda Mui
Lwrds
Mikiki
Ravyn Wngz
Suki Tsunami
Tanya Cheex
Tygr Willy

SPECIAL APPEARANCES by:
Perle Noire
Rania El Mugammar
Aggie Panda
Amber Dawn


PUSH.PULL presents three online Showcases featuring performers from across North America. Each showcase offers a diverse range of contemporary practices reflecting the theatrical, political and emotional range and depth of cabaret performance.

Bare Showcase: January 15, 2021 @ 9PM
Taunt Showcase: March 26, 2021 @ 9PM
Topped Showcase: May 14, 2021 @ 9pm

For more info about PUSH.PULL Showcases visit:
www.buddiesinbadtimes.com/show/push-pull/


PUSH.PULL includes a three-part speaker series inviting performers and cultural creatives to engage in conversations at the intersections of visual culture, sex work, performance and politics by recognizing cabaret as a site of cultural production and community engagement. We’ve also included a series of workshops led by professionals in the field, aimed at engaging audience participants and community members in immersive skill-sharing experiences deepening appreciation, interest and critical engagement with cabaret.

For more information about PUSH.PULL workshops and artist talks visit: www.alunatheatre.ca/programming/push-pull-intersection-of-qt-bipoc-cabaret-and-performance-art/

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In association with Aluna Theatre & Buddies in Bad Times Theatre
Sponsored by FADO Performance Art Centre
Funded in part by the Canada Council for the Arts

[Image credit: Sly Pereira]

 

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