The Program

Congress Event

Revered and reviled: Dirty Plötz - A conference cabaret



Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 19:30 - 21:00


Thistle - Sean O'Sullivan Theatre

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Dirty Plötz is an exploration of the variety show genre—which was central to the Niagara region nightlife in the prohibition era—with a feminist and queer politics and aesthetics. Curated by renowned cabaret artist Alexandra Tigchelaar and scholar T.L. Cowan, the cabaret features dance, storytelling, body art, video art, hip-hop, and theatre.

Supported by the Sexuality Studies Association (SSA), the Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE), and the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts, Department of Dramatic Arts, Brock University.