Sunny Drake in Carleton November 14th and 15th!

 

This event is sponsored by OPIRG-Carleton, CUSA Gender and Sexuality Resource Centre, Department of Anthropology and Sociology, and the Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies and Sexuality Studies Carleton U.

November 14th @ 8pm Residence Commons 270- FREE This event is wheelchair accessible.

Performance of Transgendered Seeking...

Description of this performance:

Jimmy is trying to quit romance, cold turkey. An exposing, funny and tender look at queer relationships including run-ins with the polyamory police, online dating mishaps, and how relationship scripts and bigger political systems like policing and prisons affect our relationships.  Transgender Seeking… includes clever unconventional use of multimedia. Jimmy is trying to quit romance, cold turkey, so he’s joined your Romance-aholics Anonymous group. Since the break-up, he’s been trying to prove that he’s “Great! Fine! Never been better!” His secret comforts include watching cheesy old black and white romance films – but don’t tell his radical friends… An exposing, funny and tender look at queer relationships, the bold visions we have and the often hilarious struggles in living up to them. Run-ins with the polyamory police about jeolousy. Online dating mishaps. How relationship scripts and bigger political systems like policing and prisons affect our relationships.  Transgender Seeking… includes clever unconventional use of multimedia projections.

November 15th @ 1pm Residence Commons 208- FREE

Trans Anti-Oppression 101 . This event is wheelchair accessible. n

About Sunny Drake // Educator// Facilitator// Theatre Artist// Workshop Facilitator & Educator:

Performance & theatre // 36 years in the making, queer & trans theatre maker & educator Sunny Drake is a complex piece of art. He lives his creative escapades, is usually in the middle of an art in life experiment.

Sunny is largely self-taught and has created his own unique style of multi-genre theatre, which he has been evolving since he was a teenage girl. Sunny has performed in theatres, festivals, living-rooms, streets, work places, deserts, schools, universities, basements, backyards & conferences in Australia, the USA & Canada. Sunny has performed in numerous festivals including the San Francisco International Arts
Festival (2010), the USA National Queer Arts Festival (2008/10/12), NACL Festival (New York 2010), Mardi Gras (Sydney 2009/10), Gasworks Arts Park (Melbourne 2009/10),
Brisbane Festival’s UNDER THE RADAR (2009), Feast (Adelaide 2009/10), Metro Arts Independents (2012),
Pride Toronto (2013) and SummerWorks (2013).

Sunny has facilitated over 280
workshops in the past 15 years including LGBTIQ training, creative workshops, practical political workshops, community engagement, professional development for project workers & artists. Participants have included people of diverse age, gender, cultural, sexuality, disability and class backgrounds; educational institutions (universities, high schools…), artists, young people, collectives, service providers & government in both urban & rural contexts.

 

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Posted on November 2, 2013 .