Violet is a part-time DJ, part-time TikTok activist and a full time hot mess.
Join her valiant quest to secure the bag by capitalising on her token
marginalisation and refusing to unpack even a single one of her toxic
patterns of behaviour. There is a safety online that she isn’t afforded
beyond the firewalls, but when her online life collides with her real
life, she risks losing everything around her.Violet
humorous fictionalised narrative drama drawn from the personal experiences
of a trans woman navigating IRL spaces.
First performed as an
extract at Queer Upstairs at the Royal Court, this piece has been
developed to this first full length work in progress performance with Papergang
, supported by ACE, PuSh Festival Vancouver and Pleasance.Enxi
is a British-Chinese writer, actor, spoken word poet and
rapper. Her work has been aired at the Southbank Centre, the Royal Court
and on Benjamin Zephaniah’s Life and Rhymes. She also releases music and
DJs as Princess Xi Xi, performing at many iconic venues and nights
including Colour Factory, Pussy Palace and Somerset House.
and Kim Pearce
Dramaturg: Bri Leung
by Clarissa WidyaAbout Futures Festival
Festival is a festival of work-in-progress shows from leading independent
performance makers. Each week is curated by a Pleasance Associate Artist
around a different theme. This year's festival lineup is…The
Future Is Thirsty AF
with Louise Orwin
A week of
performances with a focus on social media, shifting paradigms, multimedia
and the climate crisis.The Future Is Queer
A week of performance by queer theatremakers pushing formal
boundaries to create interactive work from drag and cabaret to formally
experimental work.The Future Is Violet
A week of character driven work that challenges
tokenism and rises above marginalisation.
Find the full Futures
Festival line-up here
is supported by Christina Smith Foundation.