An evening of some of the UK’s newest, brightest, and badass queer performers.
Raze have commissioned some exciting queer performers from around the country to create some brand new work. See three short pieces of risk-taking, celebratory and innovative new performance in one night.
How to Find Your Future (Queer) Girlfriend by Erinn Dhesi
This (faux) TED talk will give you the best practises you need to find your future queer girlfriend online. From analysing captions to photos, Erinn will ensure you have someone to bang by the next Pride festival.
Werk in Progress by SamOne SamTwo
Werk in Progress is a movement piece which interrogates what it is to exist, dream and strive in England as queer second generation migrants.
Unicorns by Lasana Shabazz
Unicorns tells the story of what it is be queer person of colour in the LGBTQ+ community where recurring narratives are erased throughout history. “When did my story become a brown mythology?.. Categorised and archived before my birth.”
Make a day of it
Raze Up is a full day of workshops followed by an evening of stellar new performances. See the full days programme below;
11:00 – 12:30 – Workshop: Book me please!
13:30 – 15:00 – Workshop: Show me the money!
15:30 – 17:00 – Workshop: Sell yourself!
17:30 – Performer and Artist Network
19:00 – New Queer Performance
This event takes place at Waterside Arts
Waterside, 1 Waterside Plaza, Sale, Trafford M33 7ZF
Presented in partnership with Waterside Arts, Creative Industries Trafford and Contact
Supported by Arts Council England and East Creative
Image design by Laurie Brown