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: 

The presenters request that event attendees wear masks while in the space.

Presenter Bio:

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.

Central Library
Meeting Room 301
Event Registration
This event does not require registration.