Expressions of interest open for LGBTQIA+ performing arts scholarships

Apply by 5pm Monday 24 June 2021
Information www.flazedahub.com/Mentorship-Program

Flazéda presents a LGBTQIA+ Mentorship Program, supported by the ACT Government and designed to allow LGBTQIA+ people to have equal access to opportunities to develop new performing art work in a safe, inclusive, and supportive environment. It is particularly for people who identify as non-binary or transgender.

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Emma Batchelor – Now That I See You

Allen & Unwin, Australia, 2021
Winner of The Australian/Vogel’s Literary Award in 2021 for unpublished manuscripts by writers under the age of 35

This debut novel by Emma Batchelor charts the breakdown of her relationship with her partner who discloses that ‘they’ are transgender. Whilst this narrowly specific scenario is not one that readers might automatically identify with, that of relationship breakdown and loss is certainly very common.

Emma Batchelor talks to Barbie about Now That I See You. Content warning – contains reference to suicidal thoughts
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Lost in Transit

Tuggeranong Arts Centre
29 and 30 April and 1 May 2021 at 7.30pm
Produced by Kat Reed
Musical Direction by Dianna Nixon

Created and performed by transgender and gender diverse people, this musical theatre production tells the story of Hunter, a postman tasked with the delivery of a mysterious parcel to an unusual apartment block. The people he meets there help him on a journey of self-discovery.

Barbie spoke with Lost in Transit producer, Kat Reed
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