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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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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…
Thu 6 Apr
£10 / 020 3095 9747
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.
Sat 1 Apr
£12 / 020 3095 9747
Femme Feral: THERESAMAYSMACKDOWN
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.
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…
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wed 29 Mar
£12 / 020 3095 9747
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.
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
£12 / 020 3095 9747
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
£12 (£7; £10) / 020 3095 9747
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?
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.
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.