They Took Me to a 'Queer' Bar

They Took Me to a 'Queer' Bar

Friday 28th February 2020

8:00 pm

East Sydney Community and Arts Centre

34-40 Burton Street

Darlinghurst

Wheelchair Accessible
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A darkly funny and honest exploration into the power of the dance floor and the possibility to create magic when the world shuts you out. Inspired by Sydney’s historical queer lineage and those that came before us. Can you fall in love under the light of a bathroom stall?

The Flying Nun by Brand X
Created and Performed by Tommy Misa
Sound Design by Jonny Seymour
Supported by Dino Dimitriadis

Photo credit: Dean Tirkot

ABOUT THE ARTIST
Tommy Misa is an Australian multidisciplinary artist of Samoan, British, Chinese and German ancestry. Tommy often devises work with focus on the intersections of lived experience and with common themes of race, class, mental health, addiction and queerness, often using humour as an approach. Tommy has trained at the Atlantic Acting School in NYC and locally at NIDA, The Hub Studio and the Australian Theatre for Young People. Tommy has worked across film, theatre and extensively in the queer club/performance scene in Australia and has performed at the Sydney Opera House, Secret Garden Festival, Sydney Mardi Gras and for Gay Times Festival and the Sydney Biennale in 2020.

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