May 10-June 10, 2021
Directed By: Richard Mosqueda
Curation and Content By Ed Decker, Richard Mosqueda and Chris Faye Steele
Transcultural. Transformative. Transcendent. Artists from across the country unite to unearth the joy, power and magic of being Trans in this effervescent celebration. Featuring a variety of innovative performances,TransNational Cabaret highlights the vibrant kaleidoscope of the Trans experience.
Tickets are pay-what-you-wish starting at $5.
Conceived by Ed Decker
Directed by Richard A Mosqueda
Curated by Richard A Mosqueda and Chris Steele
Hosted by Chris Steele in their drag persona Polly Amber Ross
Original performances from:
Host Chris Steele AKA Polly Amber Ross (they/she): queer trans nonbinary performance artist, writer, and activist
Dane Figueroa Edidi (she/her): dubbed the Ancient Jazz Priestess of Mother Africa, Lady Dane Figueroa Edidi is a Black Nigerian, Cuban, Indigenous, American Performance Artist, Author, Educator, Speech Writer, Playwright and Director
StormMiguel Florez (he/him): trans, queer Xicane filmmaker whose work includes award-winning documentaries
Zad Gravebone (he/him): cartoonist, animator, drag performer, and voice actor
Kimiyah Prescott (she/her): first-generation American born of pastoral Guyanese parents who performs in the LGBTQ underground ballroom scene
Ezra Reaves (they/them): professional performer, comedian, singer and experimental theater artist.
Additional artist support provided by Kareem Jay (filmed & edited Kimiyah Prescott's performance) and Ada Westfall (composer for Chris Steele AKA Polly Amber Ross’s performance).
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