Northern Stage’s NORTH Takeover: *gender not included

Melody Sproates

Cabaret / Circus & Burlesque
04 Feb, 05 Feb
Crescent - The Vaults, Leake Street
18:15
£11.00
1hr 00m
15+
Funny LGBTQ+ Solo Show
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Strong language, themes of gender dysphoria
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Northern Stage’s NORTH Takeover: *gender not included

This show explains how it’s hard to navigate a trans experience in a world that doesn’t fully understand it, when you’re also trying to figure it out yourself. Come and have a dance, a laugh and let's climb in and out of the box together.

A story told entirely through lip sync, Melody uses a collage of sound clips ranging from The Prodigy to Piers Morgan to answer questions like What does non-binary even mean? and Are you a boy or a girl? As well as querying all the things that make us us.

This one person non-binary cabaret performance explores gender identity, self-discovery and acceptance, using the personal experiences of writer and performer Melody Sproates.

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About Melody Sproates

Melody Sproates is a writer and performer who makes challenging and sometimes daft work to help represent the underrepresented, break binaries and to just have a bit of a dance to some bops. *gender Not Included is Melody's first full-length work, and is supported by public funds from Arts Council England.

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Northern Stage’s NORTH Takeover: *gender not included

Melody Sproates

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Northern Stage’s NORTH Takeover: *gender not included

Melody Sproates

Press & Reviews

NARC Magazine, Laura Doyle
‘Immaculate physical comedy skills’

Exeunt Magazine
'Enormous fun'

Andrew Bailes
'Big laughs and a ceaseless charm'

Northern Stage’s NORTH Takeover: *gender not included

Melody Sproates

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