Burlesque and Cabaret in Theory and Practice

Burlesque and Cabaret in Theory and Practice
Date
24 April 2018, 5.30pm - 8.00pm
Type
Seminar
Venue
Room 243, Second Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
Description

This seminar, comprised of performers, academics and archivists, will examine ideas around memory, representation and performance in contemporary burlesque and cabaret.

This extends from French cabaret and chanson to German-language material (be it Berlin or Austria), music-hall and British vaudeville, and the influence of American performers.

Confirmed speakers include:

Clare George (IMLR/Senate House Library)
Ben Walters (QMUL, writer, produce, programmer & reviewer)
Luke Meredith (performer and compère)
Sarah-Louise Young (writer, director and performer) 


Generously supported by the Cassal Endowment Fund

All are welcome to attend this free event. Places are limited so please register in advance

Contact

Jenny Stubbs
jenny.stubbs@sas.ac.uk
020 7862 8832