Hackney Showroom

Hackney Showroom
Amhurst Terrace, London, E8 2BT
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A&E Comedy - Enter The Dragons

A fearless, frank and funny crusade against scare-mongering perceptions of ageing women, written and performed by Sitcom Mission winners Abigail Dooley and Emma Edwards.

Tue 28 Mar

Boys Club

Some girls will do whatever it takes to get on stage, this is Boys Club. A gender-bending satire on inequality. Two Tongue Theatre present a devised theatrical oddity inviting audiences to awaken their feminist activism through comedy, cabaret and direct action. The story: A drag-king cabaret goes wrong and sparks a…

Sun 2 Apr

£12 / 020 3095 9747

Mon 3 Apr

£12 / 020 3095 9747

British Intervention - The Age Of Consequence

This 'postdramatic performance collective' respond to 'Brexit Britain' with radical theatre. Part of Joy & Dissent: A Festival of Cultural Activism.

Carmel Koster & Rene Koster - Dance Workshop

Explore your own identity through dance including voguing, butoh and contemporary styles. Part of Joy & Dissent: A Festival of Cultural Activism.

Thu 6 Apr

£12 / 020 3095 9747

Comedy Double Bill - Jayde Adams & Gabby Best

New shows from Gabby Best of the BBC's Live At the Electric and 2016 Edinburgh Fringe Best Newcomer Award nominee Jayde Adams, who has appeared on C4's 8 Out of 10 Cats. Part of Joy & Dissent: A Festival of Cultural Activism.

Thu 30 Mar

Craftivist Collective - Craftivist Workshop

Learn the art of 'gentle protest' through political fashion and the skill of 'shopdropping'. Part of Joy & Dissent: A Festival of Cultural Activism.

Thu 6 Apr

£10 / 020 3095 9747

Craftivist Workshop: Mini Fashion Statements For A Fashion Revolution

Become a craftivist skilled in the art of gentle protest. Part of 'Joy & Dissent: a festival of cultural activism'. If we want our world to be beautiful, kind and fair then shouldn't our activism be beautiful kind and fair? A workshop led by the founder of Craftivist Collective Sarah Corbett. Learn how to do activism…

Daniel P. Cunningham - Salvation: Shamanic Striptease

A lap-dancing show that interrogates white African identity with 'liberating' incantations. 'Blends Charles Manson charm with Ali G rudeboy behaviour' - Time Out. Part of Joy & Dissent: A Festival of Cultural Activism.

Femme Feral: THERESAMAYSMACKDOWN

Political performance.

Mon 27 Mar

£6 / 020 3095 9747

Part of Joy & Dissent: A Festival of Cultural Activism.

Flic Wentzel - The Internationals

Flic Wentzel's one-woman character comedy takes an unlikely source: her experiences living in a mud brick house in Palestine with a group of international activists. Part of Joy & Dissent: A Festival of Cultural Activism.

Sun 2 Apr

JOY! Shorts I

Seven short performances: Ckin2U & Chloe LaGucci & Alex Lenkemz / Werq in Progress What if the subjectivity of our choreography, especially as it relates to difficult, and tense political upheaval in Europe, could be replaced with unrelenting, cunty, queer, non-conforming fierceness? The House of Strays…

Fri 7 Apr

£12 / 020 3095 9747

JOY! Shorts II

Antonio de la Fe / CRY (7-7.45pm - Showroom Studio - durational performance) - Crying - an act of extreme sadness or blissful joy. It can be seen as an act of powerlessness, yet crying could be the opposite. Let's CRY at will and repossess it as an action for dissent. Five short performances: Vivian Chinasa Ezugha…

Sat 8 Apr

£12 / 020 3095 9747

Megan Ford - Unbossed Live

Live recording of new political comedy podcast from comedian Megan Ford who has performed at Soho Theatre and Etcetera Theatre. A safe space to laugh through the rage. Featuring special guests Nish Kumar, Dana Alexander and Bisha K Ali. Part of Joy & Dissent: A Festival of Cultural Activism.

Thu 6 Apr

£12 / 020 3095 9747

Oozing Gloop - Rain On My Parade

Drag artiste, co-editor of Serious Fun and founder of the Yeast London Cabaret, Oozing Gloop channels 'every monsoon the human heart has ever experienced!' Part of Joy & Dissent: A Festival of Cultural Activism.

Sat 1 Apr

Oriana Fox - The O Show: Killer Conversations

Oriana Fox joins guests Phoebe Davies, Brian Lobel and Marcia Farquhar to share their shyness-defying, confidence-boosting methods for talking to strangers. Part of Joy & Dissent: A Festival of Cultural Activism.

Wed 5 Apr

Poetry Double Bill - Sophie Fenella & We Found Joy In A Hopeless Place

Sophie Fenella's blend of spoken word, clowning, sound art and movement is followed by Sohrab Sepehri's 'The Footsteps of Water' interspersed with poems of joy and dissent. Part of Joy & Dissent: A Festival of Cultural Activism.

Ruthless Jabiru - Fuel

An 'industrial meditative' performance by London chamber orchestra Ruthless Jabiru, who join with Art Not Oil to call on London's cultural organisations to go fossil funds free. Part of Joy & Dissent: A Festival of Cultural Activism.

Sun 9 Apr

£16 / 020 3095 9747

S & K Project - Bring Me In: Be Your Own Brand

A free networking event for young artists of colour, with panel discussion and performances. Part of Joy & Dissent: A Festival of Cultural Activism.

Shesus & The Sistas: Self Service - A Resurrection Story

Sometimes death is the only option - just make sure that on your way out, you make a serious fuss. A story of self-love and transformationalisationic behaviour. Come & be touched by Shesus, both inside & out. Shesus is your multi-gendered Miss-iah reincarnation. The Sistas are genuine twins. Together, they have…

Fri 31 Mar

Street Orchestra Of London / Nonclassical Club Night

Nonclassical is bringing its infamous classical club-night to Hackney Showroom, fusing live contemporary classical music with electronic beats. Featuring the amazing pop-up ensemble Street Orchestra of London, special guests performing cutting-edge new classical music, and DJ sets from Gabriel Prokofiev. Street Orchestra…

Sat 15 Apr

Travis Alabanza - Burgerz

This unsettling and powerful show from up-and-coming performance artist Travis Alabanza (The Roundhouse, RVT, Tate Britain) asks: what does the trans body do in order to survive?

Mon 27 Mar

£6 / 020 3095 9747

Two Tongue Theatre - Boys Club

What can women do to be on stage? Become men. Jules and Jo deliver a testosterone-fuelled routine of farcical dances and macho flirting in this dark yet playful show. Part of Joy & Dissent: A Festival of Cultural Activism.

Sun 2 Apr

Mon 3 Apr

Xnthony + Co. - The Power Of Wow

Eurovision wannabe Xnthony stages this image re-invention as part of his 'fail-safe plan to wellbeing, romance and masculinity'. Winner of Best Comedy Award at IYAF 2016. Part of Joy & Dissent: A Festival of Cultural Activism.

Tue 28 Mar

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