Open Mic: Loud 'n' Unchained Theater Company
Loud ‘n’ Unchained Theater company presents a series of writing workshops and open mic events centering Black, Indigenous and POC, Queer, Trans and Disabled writers and authors.
Friday, August 5, 4-5:30pm Writing Workshop Led by Sean Avery Medlin (they/them) and Dj Femme Noir
Saturday, August 6, 6-8pm Open Mic Featuring by T.S. Banks and Dj Femme Noir
Theme: 808 and Otherworlds
Each open mic will feature a new QTBIPoC Disabled artist and and Live DJ. Sign up in advance to read or show up by 5:45 to sign up to read!
Sign up link: https://forms.gle/77JFVpR8VKWNosJ89
The presenters request that event attendees wear masks while in the space.
T. S. Banks is a community organizer, disability justice and mental wellness advocate, poet, and playwright from Madison, WI. A First Wave and UW Madison Graduate. He is the Founder of Loud ‘N UnChained Theater Co. Which is also home to LNU Black Theater Festival; that premiered April 2021. His work addresses visioning for Black Power + Liberation, a critique of the medical-industrial complex, psychiatric violence, sanism, radical care + access, transformative justice. QT Justice, Disability Justice, and cross-movement solidarity.
This event is part of the Ripple Project, an initiative of Beyond the Page and supported by the Madison Community Foundation.