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Sep
29
Thu
Black Sheep @ Jacksons Lane
Sep 29 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

After moving from Germany to London over ten years ago to live and work in a more diverse community, renowned sword swallower, circus artist and dazzling burlesque artist Livia Kojo Alour learned that life-long feelings of self-hatred and otherness are part internalised racism and part survival techniques. With a successful career under her stage name MisSa, but tiring of playing someone else full-time, Black Sheep has been long in the making, serving as a candid autobiographical work and a euphoric reclamation of Livia’s identity and ongoing fortitude.

Black Sheep is a story about a Black woman finding love and a testament of personal strength, developed through transcending the white gaze, overcoming institutional racism and leaning into radical vulnerability. Securing her place as a pivotal UK Queer Black voice while telling her story via a heady mix of physical theatre, spoken word, song and sword swallowing, Black Sheep is timely, unsettling and deeply personal.

Suitable for ages 14+

Sep
30
Fri
Black Sheep @ Jacksons Lane
Sep 30 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

After moving from Germany to London over ten years ago to live and work in a more diverse community, renowned sword swallower, circus artist and dazzling burlesque artist Livia Kojo Alour learned that life-long feelings of self-hatred and otherness are part internalised racism and part survival techniques. With a successful career under her stage name MisSa, but tiring of playing someone else full-time, Black Sheep has been long in the making, serving as a candid autobiographical work and a euphoric reclamation of Livia’s identity and ongoing fortitude.

Black Sheep is a story about a Black woman finding love and a testament of personal strength, developed through transcending the white gaze, overcoming institutional racism and leaning into radical vulnerability. Securing her place as a pivotal UK Queer Black voice while telling her story via a heady mix of physical theatre, spoken word, song and sword swallowing, Black Sheep is timely, unsettling and deeply personal.

Suitable for ages 14+

Oct
1
Sat
Black Sheep @ Jacksons Lane
Oct 1 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

After moving from Germany to London over ten years ago to live and work in a more diverse community, renowned sword swallower, circus artist and dazzling burlesque artist Livia Kojo Alour learned that life-long feelings of self-hatred and otherness are part internalised racism and part survival techniques. With a successful career under her stage name MisSa, but tiring of playing someone else full-time, Black Sheep has been long in the making, serving as a candid autobiographical work and a euphoric reclamation of Livia’s identity and ongoing fortitude.

Black Sheep is a story about a Black woman finding love and a testament of personal strength, developed through transcending the white gaze, overcoming institutional racism and leaning into radical vulnerability. Securing her place as a pivotal UK Queer Black voice while telling her story via a heady mix of physical theatre, spoken word, song and sword swallowing, Black Sheep is timely, unsettling and deeply personal.

Suitable for ages 14+

Oct
22
Sat
Utopian (T’s&C’s Apply) @ Jacksons Lane
Oct 22 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

UTOPIAN (t&c’s apply) is a surrealistic circus pop-culture queer positive experience. And it’s

absolute trash. Joined by their accomplice, Symoné takes you on an expedition inspired by

raves and power play, with a big pink pole, 6 inch skates, and gender nonconformity.

Join the world of psychedelic pilgrimage. You’ll be safe with us.

WARNING: This show may or may not contain autobiographical references about cults.

Suitable for ages 16+

Content warning: sexual content, nudity, drug references and language.

Oct
23
Sun
Utopian (T’s&C’s Apply) @ Jacksons Lane
Oct 23 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

UTOPIAN (t&c’s apply) is a surrealistic circus pop-culture queer positive experience. And it’s

absolute trash. Joined by their accomplice, Symoné takes you on an expedition inspired by

raves and power play, with a big pink pole, 6 inch skates, and gender nonconformity.

Join the world of psychedelic pilgrimage. You’ll be safe with us.

WARNING: This show may or may not contain autobiographical references about cults.

Suitable for ages 16+

Content warning: sexual content, nudity, drug references and language.