June 3, 2019
RISK/REWARD PRESENTS
RENÉE'S QUEER CABARET

June 3, 2019 @ 7:30pm  |  TICKETS TBA  |  Curious Comedy Theatre, 5225 NE MLK Jr Blvd

 

The third in a series of resistance variety shows hosted by Renée Muzquiz.

RENÉE’S QUEER CABARET is a live stage performance that defies the traditional cabaret with rock music and a focus on the intimate humor, joys and vulnerabilities of living on the LGBTQIA+ spectrum. 

SEEKING ORIGINAL PERFORMANCE PIECES (5-8 minutes)


APPLY NOW WITH YOUR ORIGINAL PERFORMANCE PIECE

 

DEADLINE: APRIL 20, 2019

Pieces can include queer-written/created songs, monologues, scenes, poetry, spoken word, dance, drag, burlesque, storytelling, film, clown, puppetry, multimedia, performance art, vogue, comedy, and more. Selected performers may have the option of band back-up by request. Performers will join in a musical finale with the band and may also optionally participate in a sketch for the show. 

*Note: This theme will be the B Movie title, "Not of This Earth." Performers have the option of submitting pieces inspired by their interpretation of the theme, but this is not required. 

WHERE: Curious Comedy Theatre

WHEN: Monday, June 3 at 7:30pm
Tech rehearsal: Sunday, June 2 at 11am-3pm 
You must be available for both to be selected to perform. Performers are also invited to an off-site writing session the week prior to the show to collaborate on a sketch together (optional). 

PAY: $50 guaranteed per act (+ possible travel stipend if non-local)

 

Show at 7:30pm on Monday, June 3, 2019 at Curious Comedy Theatre.

Produced in association with Risk/Reward. Pay-what-you-will tickets are on sale now.

 

CURATOR/DIRECTOR BIO:

Renée Muzquiz is a genre-bending singer-songwriter and actor in Portland. Curve Magazine has compared her vocals to a cross between Joni Mitchell and Tori Amos, and she has shared the stage with prominent Portland musicians Jen Conlee (Decemberists), Ritchie Young (Loch Lomond), Jeremy Wilson (Dharma Bums) and Zia McCabe (Dandy Warhols). She currently sings and plays lead guitar in Major Tomboys, her all female-identified David Bowie cover band.

 Questions? Email reneesqueercabaret@gmail.com.