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The Invisible Cabaret Podcast: Mental Health & Creativity

The Invisible Cabaret Podcast: Mental Health & Creativity

By Invisible Cabaret
Join hosts Ferrero Rochelle and Rosie Verbose as they talk about all things mental health, cabaret and burlesque.

Invisible Cabaret is a cabaret and burlesque troupe - exclusively devoted to exploring mental health. Through burlesque, comedy, original music and more, the troupe seeks to express and question assumptions and expectations surrounding mental health. Will you STRIP AWAY STIGMA with us?

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'Always Auditioning' | Opera, OCD and Overspending with Soprano, BRIA LOVEGROVE
Welcome to 2021, things are about to get fiery... Ferrero Rochelle and Rosie Verbose are delighted to start off the New Year with a bang by chatting to Bria Lovegrove (née Kelly), a soprano whose Masters dissertation was on the impact of tragedy in opera. She shares her experience of how training as a professional classical singer affected her mental health, visiting areas such as perfectionism, self-medicating, the impact on her bank balance and the "grin and bear it" culture she experienced at conservatoire. Do the classical arts glamorise mental ill health? Find Bria on Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/briakellysoprano/ CW: anxiety, depression, alcohol as coping mechanism, perfectionism & OCD. Plus a few F bombs, but in our defence, we were pretty PO'ed. Some useful links for mental health issues mentioned in this episode: Help Musicians UK; help with substance abuse here and here; OCD-UK. *** What are you grateful for? Be in the next episode of our podcast and tell us what has you feeling thankful lately. You can message us on Facebook, Tweet us at @inviscabaret or DM us on Instagram (@invisiblecabaret)! *** Things mentioned in the podcast: Find out more about Brianna  Help Musicians UK study, "Can music make you sick?" Classical Magazine 2019 study on mental health provision in music Invisible Cabaret 'Tortured Artist' lip-sync: get a flavour on our Instagram  Text 85258 to SHOUT UK helpline if you need to talk to someone, especially a crisis counsellor *** Edited and mixed by Matt Ennis, www.mennismixing.co.uk Music: Shades of Spring by Kevin MacLeod , available by license: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ www.invisiblecabaret.org
40:07
January 8, 2021
'There Is No Pass Or Fail in Therapy' | The Power of Communication with Therapist, BRIAN THOMAS (AKA Papa Ferrero)
No doubt, over the last few months, you've heard the rumble in the jungle, you've heard the brain cogs turning... Well, the time has come: Rochelle's Dad is finally on the podcast! Not only is it nice to be family-centric in this festive season, but Brian is a top-notch therapist with decades of experience under his belt. It was such a joy to grill him about the ups and downs of therapy, what it's like from the other side of the desk, and some tips and tricks about how to get the most out of your therapy experience. CW: light conversation about therapy for OCD (6:56 - 7:50); working with sectioned patients, psychosis and violent mental illness (18:17 - 21:25); PTSD and trauma (26:20 - 28:24). Some useful links for mental health issues mentioned in this episode: how to find a therapist; Mind's latest report on men's mental health. *** What are you grateful for atm? Message us on Facebook, Tweet us at @inviscabaret or DM us on Instagram! *** Things mentioned in the podcast: What is CBT? (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) Our episode with Richard 'The Burly Photographer' McKenzie Psychosis Our episode with Elyssa on PTSD EMDR therapy (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing) Yoga with Adriene Troupe member Miss Mustardseed's episode on our podcast Socratic questioning Long Covid symptoms Darron Brown on Soul Central Radio  Find a therapist with BetterHelp or via the BACP directory *** Edited and mixed by Matt Ennis, www.mennismixing.co.uk Music: Shades of Spring by Kevin MacLeod , available by license: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ www.invisiblecabaret.org
39:07
December 18, 2020
'You Can Just Jolly Well Catch Up' | PTSD and Productivity with Illustrator ELYSSA RIDER
More creativity and mental health chat with Ferrero Rochelle and Rosie Verbose! We had the pleasure of chatting to illustrator and s*x-educator, Elyssa Rider, about her experience of EMDR therapy, managing burnout as a freelance content creator, and representing the world as she thinks it ought to be. We covered a LOAD of great stuff but please be aware there is a lot of discussion about treating trauma of various kinds, so please check in with yourself before listening and feel free to skip using the time stamps below ❤️ Check out Elyssa's art on Instagram: @elyssa_rider, and the charity she works for, Brook, on their website and on Instagram at @brook_sexpositive. Please note, we experienced a technical glitch during recording which was absolutely NOTHING to do with Rosie having a moment of complete and utter stupidity. As such, there is a slight difference in quality between the first half of the podcast and the rest of the episode. Thank you for your patience. Rosie has learned her lesson. CW: brief mentions of racism (4:17 - 5:10 and 24:40 - 26:03); street harassment (9:57 - 10:42 and 24:20 - 26:03); PTSD and trauma (15:40 - 22:00). Some useful links for mental health issues mentioned in this episode: PTSD; racism & mental health; burn-out; mental health during Covid-19. You can find more mental health resources on our website. *** What are you grateful for atm? Message us on Facebook, @inviscabaret or DM us on Instagram! *** Things mentioned in the podcast: EMDR (not to be confused with EDM) Elyssa's Street Harassment Diaries: here and here Elyssa's illustration & shop Butterfly Sailor Moon meme Rosie Verbose's singing livestreams are available to watch on her Instagram: @rosieverbose Catfish: the TV show Queer Christmas cards! Ruby Rare's book, 'A S-x Guide for Adults' *** Edited and mixed by Matt Ennis, www.mennismixing.co.uk Music: Shades of Spring by Kevin MacLeod , available by license: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ www.invisiblecabaret.org
41:17
December 4, 2020
'We're Revolutionaries Out Here' | I am Artist, Hear Me Art with CURLY CHAOS
Burlesque artist, host and all-round powerhouse Curly Chaos joins Ferrero Rochelle and Rosie Verbose, to chat about what creativity and mental health means to her. Expect a rip-roaring half-hour adventure through dance, periods, psychotherapy and mutilating rubber ducks. Strap in, lads. Check out Curly on Instagram as @curly_chaos_burlesque, and read her blog here. Some useful links for mental health issues mentioned in this episode:  CW - PMDD (12:30 - 16:45): treatment; self-care; blog & community; suicidal thoughts (26:35). *** What are you grateful for atm? Tweet @inviscabaret or DM us on Instagram! *** Things mentioned in the podcast: Chaotic Good Neo-burlesque: a short history Rubber duck act; Willy Wonka teaser; Chaos Cabaret; Warrior Act- see Curly's Instagram! East London burlesque studio - run by Evelyn Carnate Cabaret vs. Cancer Love Actually first lobster Prima ballerina with Alzheimer's is transported by music Our episode with troupe member and nurse, Miss Mustardseed - she also wrote about it on our blog PMDD Our episode with Robert Hallow (re. dealing with anger) SO cards That's Burlesque podcast Bitten Peach cabaret collective Cocoa Butter Club burlesque collective Gratitude jar - make your own using this guide! *** Edited and mixed by Matt Ennis, www.mennismixing.co.uk Music: Shades of Spring by Kevin MacLeod , available by license: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ www.invisiblecabaret.org
35:25
November 20, 2020
"I am terrified. Are you?" "Yes. We are both terrified." | Making Music and Magic with ROBERT HALLOW
Theatre-makers and mental health geeks Ferrero Rochelle and Rosie Verbose are joined by folk-rock singer-songwriter and composer, Robert Hallow, of Robert Hallow and the Holy Men. This charming chap talks about catharsis, music as safe space, and the importance of creating in a community. We also learn about Dungeons and Dragons. NO NERDS ALLOWED. Check out Robert Hallow and the Holy Men on Bandcamp, Amazon, Spotify, all those joints. You can find Robert on Instagram as @robert_hallow_music. We've got this pre-Corona live recording on repeat! Some useful links for mental health issues mentioned in this episode: CALM (for men aged 16-35); addiction/ dependency resources *** What are you grateful for atm? Tweet @inviscabaret, DM us on Instagram, email us, or - better still - send us a voice message! *** Things mentioned in the podcast: Buy Robert Hallow's EP Empty Plates on Bandcamp! You can also listen on Spotify, Apple Music and Amazon. The Regicide Chronicles on Bandcamp David Holmes, sound engineer at Soup Studios Fan art for Empty Plates and more from the fandom Dungeons and Dragons *** Edited and mixed by Matt Ennis, www.mennismixing.co.uk Music: Shades of Spring by Kevin MacLeod , available by license: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ www.invisiblecabaret.org
31:48
November 6, 2020
Boys Don’t Cry | Locking Down and Opening Up with Richard 'The Burly Photographer’ McKenzie
Invisible Cabaret charters new waters this week, as we venture outside the troupe to talk about creativity and mental health with artists in other fields. And after guesting on his podcast earlier on in lockdown, how could they not put Richard McKenzie, AKA The Burly Photographer, top of the priority list! Richard is a fantastic live-event photographer, whose work has earned him international renown in the burlesque community. He joins hosts Ferrero Rochelle and Rosie Verbose to talk about how to keep motivated and inspired as a creative - even in an international crisis - as well as sharing his fascinating perspective on men's mental health and how cabaret might begin to bridge that gap. You can find Richard on Facebook as @digitalmck and on Instagram as @theburlyphotographer. CW - 15:23 brief mention of suicide. Some useful links for Men's Mental Health: CALM (for men aged 16-35); Dudes 'N' Dogs community group. *** What are you grateful for atm? Tweet @inviscabaret, DM us on Instagram, email us, or - better still - send us a voice message! *** Things mentioned in the podcast: Buy Richard's Book of Rainbows Richard's photographs from the BLM demonstrations and many more are available to purchase in this book Luscious Cabaret, run by Lady Luscious Museum of London's appeal for Covid collection contributions Councillors pointing at things Reading Fringe Festival The Scarlet Vixens (on Instagram as @thescarletvixens) Harlem Nocturne John Cooper Clarke - some of Richard's recommendations: Kung Fu International & I Wanna Be Yours Paulus's original song, 'Tribe' *** Edited and mixed by Matt Ennis, www.mennismixing.co.uk Music: Shades of Spring by Kevin MacLeod , available by license: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ www.invisiblecabaret.org
30:12
October 24, 2020
The Art of the Perfect Tickle-Slap | Glamour and Grit with Dee Dee La Femme
Our mental health and creativity podcast hits its 10th episode! And who better to celebrate with than another Invisible Cabaret stalwart, the sexy chanteuse, lipstick lesbian and baddest of asses, Dee Dee La Femme. You can find Dani on Instagram as @deedeelafemme, and on her page dedicated to sexual wellbeing and sex positivity. *** Be in the next episode of #InvisiblePodcast! Tweet or DM us with what you're grateful for this week, or - better still - send us a voice message! Are you a creative (of any description) with a mental health story to tell? Email invisiblecabaret@gmail.com with your pitch to be a guest on the podcast. *** Things mentioned in the podcast: Don't drink Lemsip if you're taking antidepressants! Dani's Quarantine Birthday video Kubler-Ross Stages of Grief, not to be confused with the Myers-Briggs personality test 😂 High-functioning depression Loss of libido: NHS guide Self-date ideas: some tips to get you started Health benefits of cuddling & some new cuddle positions to try 😏 Healthline Relate official website Louis Theroux: one of Rosie's fave documentaries Miss Mustardseed's latest blog on our website *** The Invisible Cabaret Podcast is all about mental health and creativity. Invisible Cabaret is a cabaret and burlesque troupe devoted to raising mental health awareness, founded by Rosie Verbose and Ferrero Rochelle. When the world's not in a global pandemic, Invisible Cabaret makes burlesque and cabaret shows all about mental health. Think vaudeville variety, dance, original music, comedy, poetry and more. You can see some clips of Invisible Cabaret in action on YouTube. Edited and mixed by Matt Ennis, www.mennismixing.co.uk Music: Shades of Spring by Kevin MacLeod , available by license: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Photo credit: Steve Gregson Photography  www.invisiblecabaret.org
34:30
October 9, 2020
'Everybody Loves Parfait' | Grease and Grace with Burlesque Queen and Drag King, Petit Pois
What a treat to talk to Petit Pois, a celebrated burlesque artiste and drag performer who just happens to be one of the longest-running members of our troupe! Hosts Ferrero Rochelle & Rosie Verbose talk to Shayla about her love of performing, creating characters and removing layers (in all senses). You can find Petit Pois via her website, on Facebook and on Instagram as @petitpoisburlesque. *** Be in the next episode of #InvisiblePodcast! Tweet or DM us with what you're grateful for this week, or - better still - send us a voice message! Are you a creative (of any description) with a mental health story to tell? Email invisiblecabaret@gmail.com with your pitch to be a guest on the podcast. *** Things mentioned in the podcast: Petit Pois as Danny Zuko at the World Burlesque Games Watch a snippet of Petit Pois in her 'Miracle' act and on our Instagram Derren Brown's 'miracle' speech Check out Dodie's music, used in the 'Miracle' act Incredible circus performer who just happens to be Shayla's bro, Danny Ash For Petit Pois's acts, e.g. Miss Trunchbull... see her website! The Shame Wizard on Big Mouth And of course, we couldn't leave out the full video for Bedknobs and Broomsticks 'bobbing along' *** The Invisible Cabaret Podcast is all about mental health and creativity. Invisible Cabaret is a cabaret and burlesque troupe devoted to raising mental health awareness, founded by Rosie Verbose and Ferrero Rochelle. When the world's not in a global pandemic, Invisible Cabaret makes burlesque and cabaret shows all about mental health. Think vaudeville variety, dance, original music, comedy, poetry and more. You can see some clips of Invisible Cabaret in action on YouTube. Edited and mixed by Matt Ennis, www.mennismixing.co.uk Music: Shades of Spring by Kevin MacLeod , available by license: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Photo credit: Steve Gregson Photography  www.invisiblecabaret.org
34:44
September 25, 2020
'I Was Reborn' | Feminism & Feeling Your Oats with Ida Sanguine
Burlesque siren and Invisible troupe member Ida Sanguine joins hosts Ferrero Rochelle & Rosie Verbose to talk about the origins of her burlesque career, her 'knack for sensual movement,' being a performer in lockdown, and the Law of Jante...  You can find Ida on Facebook, and on Instagram as @idasanguine. *** Be in the next episode of #InvisiblePodcast!  Tweet or DM us with what you're grateful for this week, or - better still - send us a voice message! Are you a creative (of any description) with a mental health story to tell? Email invisiblecabaret@gmail.com with your pitch to be a guest on the podcast. *** Things mentioned in the podcast: Burlesque performer, Belle de Beauvoir (the quote we reference was on her Instagram story so has since expired, but she's well worth a follow all the same!) LIPA (Liverpool Institute for the Performing Arts) LIPA Vogue Ball - the birth of Sanguine [as Jessica Rabbit] Law of Jante JournalSpeak with Nicole J. Sachs COFX coffee shop in London Parks & Recreation - how to watch in the UK And no, we still don't know what Ida said at the end... If you can understand, get in touch!  *** The Invisible Cabaret Podcast is all about mental health and creativity. Invisible Cabaret is a cabaret and burlesque troupe devoted to raising mental health awareness, founded by Rosie Verbose and Ferrero Rochelle. When the world's not in a global pandemic, Invisible Cabaret makes burlesque and cabaret shows all about mental health. Think vaudeville variety, dance, original music, comedy, poetry and more. You can see some clips of Invisible Cabaret in action on YouTube. Edited and mixed by Matt Ennis, www.mennismixing.co.uk Music: Shades of Spring by Kevin MacLeod , available by license: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Photo credit: True Love Portfolio Package www.invisiblecabaret.org
26:14
September 11, 2020
Redefining 'Much' | Capitalism & Cyberpunk with Blue Monday
Join regular hosts Rosie Verbose & Ferrero Rochelle, as they chat with troupe member Blue Monday about creativity & mental health; specifically, how the need to make money affects our wellbeing. You can find Blue Monday on Instagram as @bluemonday.exe. CW: abuse at 28.37 - 32.34. Are you an artist (of any description) with a mental health story to tell? Email invisiblecabaret@gmail.com for more details about how to be a future guest on the podcast. *** Things mentioned in the podcast: Ada Lovelace – one of first coders, not to be confused with Linda Lovelace... The marketing creation of Blue Monday Extrinsic vs intrinsic goals: a sample study Cyberpunk and its links with the past 'Fig tree' piece - Belle Bluestocking explained her thinking on a recent podcast OCD info Mouncealot episode on processing trauma through art Perfectionism: some resources Warburtons wheat-free sourdough cob bread (Rosie's gratitude for the week!) National Domestic Abuse Helpline & the UK government website Erin's recipe : baby tomato & rosemary foccacia - stay tuned on our blog & socials! *** Be in the next episode of #InvisiblePodcast! Tweet or DM us with what you're grateful for this week, or - better still - send us a voice message! The Invisible Cabaret Podcast is all about mental health and creativity. Invisible Cabaret is a cabaret and burlesque troupe devoted to raising mental health awareness, founded by Rosie Verbose and Ferrero Rochelle. When the world's not in a global pandemic, Invisible Cabaret makes burlesque and cabaret shows all about mental health. Think vaudeville variety, dance, original music, comedy, poetry and more. You can see some clips of Invisible Cabaret in action on YouTube. Mixed by Matt Ennis, www.mennismixing.co.uk Music: Shades of Spring by Kevin MacLeod , available by license: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Photo credit: Steve Gregson Photography www.invisiblecabaret.org
34:55
August 28, 2020
'When I Was a Fig in the Cabaret...' | Toxic Positivity & Dancing Through Life with Belle Bluestocking
Today we’re joined by dancer and troupe sister Belle Bluestocking to talk about mental health and creativity, and what the two mean to her (kind of our theme, in case you hadn’t noticed). Belle opens up about dancing through her emotions, her beloved Sylvia Plath, and why ‘toxic positivity’ can be damaging to our mental health. Plus, did you know you can have a panic attack from happy excitement? Neither did we. Listen to the end to find out more… You can find Belle Bluestocking on Instagram as @issybee22. NB brief CW at 36 mins  Are you an artist (of any description) with a mental health story to tell? Email invisiblecabaret@gmail.com for more details about how to be a future guest on the podcast. *** Things mentioned in the podcast: Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar. New York: Harper and Row, 1971 Limón contemporary dance technique, developed by Mexican dancer & choreographer José Limón Martha Graham (American modern dancer & choreographer) Alvin Ailey (American dancer and choreographer) 'Toxic positivity' Digging for diamonds cartoon Dyspraxia - some great support resources on the ArtsMinds website Long-read about dance & mental health ‘I May Destroy You’ on BBC iPlayer ‘Little Fires Everywhere’ on Amazon Prime What to do if your friend has a panic attack *** Be in the next episode of #InvisiblePodcast! Tweet or DM us with what you're grateful for this week, or - better still - send us a voice message! The Invisible Cabaret Podcast is all about mental health and creativity. Invisible Cabaret is a cabaret and burlesque troupe devoted to raising mental health awareness, founded by Rosie Verbose and Ferrero Rochelle. When the world's not in a global pandemic, Invisible Cabaret makes burlesque and cabaret shows all about mental health. Think vaudeville variety, dance, original music, comedy, poetry and more. You can see some clips of Invisible Cabaret in action on YouTube. Mixed by Matt Ennis, www.mennismixing.co.uk Music: Shades of Spring by Kevin MacLeod , available by license: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Photo credit: Steve Gregson Photography www.invisiblecabaret.org
36:57
August 14, 2020
'Which Tree Were You at Drama School?' | Processing Trauma through Comedy with Mouncealot
Episode 5 of #InvisiblePodcast brings you an interview with London-based actor and our 'resident clown', Kate Mounce, AKA Mouncealot. Ferrero Rochelle and Rosie Verbose enjoy a fun and meaningful chat about the art of clowning, CPTSD and BPD, laughing at vs. laughing with, trauma and its effects on the body, navigating vulnerability in performance, and making work that comes from your deepest, raw self. All in about half an hour. Who says we're not having a productive quarantine? You can find Mouncealot online at @mouncealot83 and via her theatre company, Beside Ourselves Collective (@besideourselves on Instagram and TikTok). If you are looking to create a performance about or inspired by your own mental health journey, Invisible Cabaret offers 1:1 workshop sessions. Email invisiblecabaret@gmail.com for more details. Things mentioned in the podcast: Beside Ourselves Collective (see above) - devised theatre collaboration between LISPA trained Kate Mounce and Fourth Monkey graduate Eleanor Young. C-PTSD (Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) BPD (Borderline Personality Disorder) LISPA (now arthaus.berlin) École Internationale de Théâtre Jacques LeCoq Recommended reading: 'Waking the Tiger' by Peter Levine (about somatic experiencing and psychological trauma). *** Be in the next episode of #InvisiblePodcast! Tweet or DM us with what you're grateful for this week, or - better still - send us a voice message! The Invisible Cabaret Podcast is all about mental health and creativity. Invisible Cabaret is a cabaret and burlesque troupe devoted to raising mental health awareness, founded by Rosie Verbose and Ferrero Rochelle. When the world's not in a global pandemic, Invisible Cabaret makes burlesque and cabaret shows all about mental health. Think vaudeville variety, dance, original music, comedy, poetry and more. You can see some clips of Invisible Cabaret in action on YouTube.  With thanks to: Matt Ennis, www.mennismixing.co.uk Music: Shades of Spring by Kevin MacLeod  License: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Photo credit: Richard McKenzie, AKA The Burly Photographer Find more Invisible Cabaret on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
35:02
July 31, 2020
Balle Balle! | Burlesque and Bollywood with Bolly Ditz Dolly
Ferrero Rochelle and Rosie Verbose chat to Invisible Cabaret troupe member, Bolly Ditz Dolly, about burlesque, Bollywood and bhajis. Ditz has performed her unique brand of fusion-inspired neo-burlesque all over the shop, from Bitten Peach, OwPHWOARd and I Need to Cher, to being crowned the winner of Burlesque Idol UK 2019. In this episode, we explore her journey to burlesque, her creative process, and her passion for cooking samosas from scratch. You can find BDD online at @bollyditz.dolly. Read more about her burlesque journey in this blog, or have a listen to more stories about her South Asian background on the acclaimed Masala Podcast. Things mentioned in the podcast: Burlesque Idol  House of Burlesque classes Sajid Javid's political campaign  London Bi Pandas Fact check: the Tragic Silencing of Salem the Cat. *** Invisible Cabaret is a cabaret and burlesque troupe devoted to raising mental health awareness, founded by Rosie Verbose and Ferrero Rochelle. With thanks to: Matt Ennis, www.mennismixing.co.uk Music: Shades of Spring by Kevin MacLeod  License: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Photo credit: Richard McKenzie, AKA The Burly Photographer Find more Invisible Cabaret on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.  You can also email us at invisiblecabaret@gmail.com.
34:47
July 16, 2020
'It's So Nice to See FLESH' | Creativity and Craft during Covid-19 with Steph de Whalley
This episode, Ferrero Rochelle and Rosie Verbose are joined by Invisible Cabaret troupe member, Stephanie De Whalley, AKA 'Tootsie', known for her fancy footwork and heartfelt performances. Join us as we chat about staying connected to creativity and your craft, even in the midst of lockdown burnout. You can find Steph online at @stephdewhalley. She is represented by Simon & How. Things mentioned in the podcast: 'Magic Goes Wrong' by Mischief and Penn & Teller - see Steph in action in this rip-roaring show when theatres are up and running again! www.magicgoeswrong.com/ www.mischiefcomedy.com Self Employment Grant Equity union for performers and creative practitioners Mutual Aid volunteering - find out what you can do in your area Tom (i.e. Mr Steph) / follow him on Instagram Triller app - we highly recommend watching Steph & Tom's 'Club Night'  Little Angel Theatre - listen to Steph read 'The Frog Prince' as part of the Stories for Children playlist CBS dance lessons Open University *** Invisible Cabaret is a cabaret and burlesque troupe devoted to raising mental health awareness, founded by Rosie Verbose and Ferrero Rochelle. With thanks to: Matt Ennis, www.mennismixing.co.uk Music: Shades of Spring by Kevin MacLeod Link: incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4342-sh…es-of-spring License: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Photo credit: Steve Gregson Photography
33:54
June 11, 2020
'Stop Being Emily Blunt!' | Bodies and Performing with Miss Mustardseed
Ferrero Rochelle and Rosie Verbose are joined by troupe member Miss Mustardseed. By day, Miss Mustardseed is a critical care nurse and a key worker in the Covid crisis. By night, she likes to sing, recite poetry, and take her clothes off with Invisible Cabaret. Join us as we chat about how the pandemic is affecting her life and mental health, dodging compliments, and how creativity has become a vital outlet for her (along with roller derby and binging Try Guys videos).  If you'd prefer to watch the episode, you can find it on our YouTube channel - search 'Invisible Cabaret' on YouTube!  CW: talk of eating disorders.  Below are time stamps to help you navigate:  00.00 - 08.09: introduction & choosing a burlesque name  08.09 - 14.00: performing with the Cabaret  14.00 - 19.05: being a nurse in a pandemic  19.05 - 37.20: eating disorders & body positivity vs. body neutrality  37.20 - end: weekly gratitude  Things Lily mentions:  NHS Wellbeing services for NHS workers: https://www.nhsemployers.org/news/2020/04/new-staff-health-and-wellbeing-support  Support for eating disorders: UK - https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/support-services/helplines  International: https://www.eatingdisorderhope.com/treatment-for-eating-disorders/international  Resources for families: https://familymentalwealth.com/families/  Megan Jayne Crabbe's book: 'Body Positive Power' - or check her out on Instagram: @bodyposipanda  Jameela Jamil's Vogue interview: https://www.vogue.co.uk/article/jameela-jamil-vogue-september-2019-issue. You can find her on Instagram as @jameelajamilofficial - or check out her passion project @i_weigh  Aphrodite Greene née Jones & Crystal Rasmussen's song sessions on Instagram: @tomglitter  Jonathan Van Ness, 'Over the Top' (@jvn on Instagram) 'Gay of Thrones' is available on YouTube and Amazon Prime  Emily Blunt's BALALALALALALAH moment frequently cited in this episode is available to watch in its full glory here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GjJKdQTD1bc (original source: The Graham Norton Show, BBC)  Invisible Cabaret is a cabaret and burlesque troupe devoted to raising mental health awareness, founded by Rosie Verbose and Ferrero Rochelle.  With thanks to: Matt Ennis, www.mennismixing.co.uk  Music: Shades of Spring by Kevin MacLeod Link: incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4342-sh…es-of-spring  License: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/  Photo credit: Steve Gregson Photography
48:54
May 12, 2020
The Invisible Cabaret Podcast! | Episode 1: The Flower and the Sh*t
A new venture for these indoorsy times! Join hosts Ferrero Rochelle and Rosie Verbose as they talk about the intersections between mental health and the creative arts. Invisible Cabaret is a cabaret and burlesque troupe devoted to raising mental health awareness, founded by Rosie Verbose and Ferrero Rochelle.  *** Invisible Cabaret is a cabaret and burlesque troupe devoted to raising mental health awareness, founded by Rosie Verbose and Ferrero Rochelle. With thanks to: Matt Ennis, www.mennismixing.co.uk Music: Shades of Spring by Kevin MacLeod Link: incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4342-sh…es-of-spring License: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Photo credit: Steve Gregson Photography
26:15
April 11, 2020