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Fancy a Turn?

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2 September 7 September

Times TBD

Free | 18+

Ever fancied dipping your toe into the exciting world of cabaret? Perhaps you wanna create a brand new piece of short form performance?

Well we’ve absolutely got you covered, babes! Here is your chance to get involved as we present Fancy A Turn? A week long development opportunity from two award winning show offs, Scottee and Harry Clayton-Wright.

Fancy A Turn? is brand new performance course from two artists who started their illustrious careers in seedy clubs and pubs, making cabaret and short form performance as a way of experimenting and finding their voices. You’ll spend seven days working on an idea to bring to life (something new, or bring something existing), which will be presented at our scratch night, The Fancy A Turn Showcase Revue.

Morning, afternoon and evening slots will be made available to work on material.

This is development opportunity prioritising LGBTQ+ artists and performers from Blackpool and the surrounding areas to work with Scottee and Harry to create new (or to continue working on existing) cabaret and short form performance pieces. Artists from other locations may be considered however Queer Amusements won’t be able to cover costs incurred to take part in this opportunity (eg. travel and accommodation).

Participants will have the opportunity to share their work in The Fancy A Turn Showcase Revue, taking place on the evening of Friday 6th September at The Old Electric.

Apply before the 24th June, 2024. Ten spots available on the course. Applicants will be notified by 8th July