Gender as Performance
An introduction to thinking about gender as performance. A practical workshop using exercises to explore physicality, subtext and improvisation techniques, helping participants play with gender, developing characters and performance work. Participants will also get to experience a drag performance by drag king Sammy Silver, who regularly performs throughout the UK and internationally, serving his unique brand of sex, sass and the surreal.
Andro & Eve
Andro & Eve create unique, feel good events to celebrate queer culture where everyone is welcome. They are the creators of Sheffield’s first drag king cabaret, The Kingdom Come, showcasing some of the UK’s most exciting drag king acts. Their queer party series A Reyt Queer Do features queer cabaret, providing a platform for new and emerging talent. Artistic Director of Andro and Eve, Katherine Warman is a theatre and arts practitioner with 12 years experience as a workshop facilitator, regularly delivering workshops for all ages, and has worked with companies including The Royal Exchange Manchester, Contact, The Whitworth, Artis Education, Cast, Doncaster, and Opera North.
Sammy Silver serves Sass Sex and Surrealness the trans masculine bear cub of the drag scene has toured all over the uk and internationally and has won awards along the way . He cannot wait to lead the gender as performance workshop
All photos by Ndrika Anyika.