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Little Cog, Cultural Shift, Disability Arts Online and ARC Stockton present
Disconsortia - DIY Cabaret
ROOM SHAKING, EARTH QUAKING, LAUGHTER MAKING, CLAIM STAKING
Disabled Artist Take Over
Comedy - Live Performance - Lip Sync - Spoken Word - Queer Crip - Claim Staking
A fantastic night of fun – we’re all going to let our hair down and celebrate who we are, putting crip culture and criptease centre stage at Disconsortia's DIY Cabaret. Hosted by the irrepressible MC Raquelle Squelch with some of the North East's finest including Lisette Auton, Gobscure and more secret acts to be revealed.
Get 6 November in your diaries for a fantastic celebration of disabled artists in the North East. Held at ARC Stockton, Disconsortia is a disabled artist-led gathering of extraordinary voices. A select number of tickets are available from ARC’s box office so get in quick!
You will have a great time as our performers share their work cabaret style, creating a fantastic feeling of community
MC Raquelle Squelch: Having recently relocated to the North East, Raquelle can’t wait to charm you, disarm you and celebrate the amazing acts in tonight’s bill!
Roll up roll up as Lisette does stuff with words – word magic from this award-winning writer and spoken word artist
Gobscure will be reducing psychiatry to firewood in under ten minutes with his satirical squarepegs roundholes set
Another two amazing acts will be revealed in the lead up to the cabaret so keep a look out on social media
Open Mic Acts
Brave artists taking part in our daytime event are putting themselves forward to share a variety of works for live performance
Disconsortia is a consortium of disabled artists who want their work to be seen on their terms, to develop and share a sense of community to bring about a greater presence, and to be a bigger louder voice for disability in the arts.
We are here to support each other, to create platforms for the work of disabled artists and to support venues to embed that work into their programmes.
Disconsortia will be BSL Interpreted.
18+ guideline due to strong language and adult themes
Running time approx 2 hours with two short intervals