The Cocoa Butter Club at The Arts Centre: Midsumma Special
Arts Centre Melbourne
Friday, 19 January 2018, 19:30
We acknowledge our event takes place on the stolen land of the Wurundjeri-willam people of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to elders past, present and future and to the Indigenous performers involved in our shows. Sovereignty was never ceded.
This January, The Cocoa Butter Club is taking over the Fairfax Theatre at -THE ARTS CENTRE MELBOURNE- for a massive showcase, brought to you by Midsumma Festival. The Cocoa Butter Club celebrates and centres Indigenous and/or People of Colour (IaoPoC), are we're excited to QTIPOC this shiz up <3
GET TIX HERE - EARLY BIRD PRICES: http://sa2.seatadvisor.com/sabo/servlets/TicketRequest?&presenter=AUMIDSUMMA&event=COCOA18
Show starts at 9:30pm, but come early for Butter-Up -- pre-show warm up & entertainment at Midsumma Festival Bar: Bombini Buzz from 7:30pm. Cool down with guest DJs post-event. Butter-Up/cool down all free, flash your tickets to get a 15% discount on all food and beverage.
Featuring some TCBC throwbacks and new fam, it's gonna be an epic night!
- Zelia Rose (Miss Burlesque Australia 2014 winner)
- Mojo Juju (Futuristic Soul Funk)
- Garret Lyon (Singer)
- Krista Herrington (Diva Deaf Drag Queen)
- Raina Peterson & Govind (Classical Indian Burlesque)
- Wāni (Sonic Spoken Word)
- Illini Kabalan, Bu Lutiu, Olivia Leilani Crawford & Iki San (Pacific Islander dance)
- Anadiction (Gender-play Boylesque)
and with our trusty, badass MCs Nayuka Gorrie and Davey Thompson <3
Two seating options - allocated seating so try and buy with your mates! Early Bird prices, get on them quick:
A Reserve: $21.25
(+ $3 transaction fee)
IaoPoC folks, especially QPoC folks, encouraged to take up NOTAFLOF* ($0) option and to choose seats up the front <3
*NOTAFLOF- No One Turned Away For Lack Of Funds. Limited capacity available.
This is a cross-continental project; The Cocoa Butter Club, originally started by Sadie Sinner The Songbird in London, 2016, has now opened a sibling group in Australia, curated and organized by Krishna Istha and Dani Weber.
This event is organized in collaboration with qtpoc qtpies, and is supported by GLOBE Melbourne.
Venue is wheelchair accessible, the show will be Auslan interpreted and toilets on premise will be gender neutral.
For enquiries contact [email protected]