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Quippings Risky Business Show

The Quippings troupe is unleashing Risky Business. Risky Business is a cabaret game show featuring songs, tattoos, menstrual blood, secrets and tango! This show is for International Day of People with Disability and we are reclaiming this day as ours!

There will be no DisabiliTea, no charity, no pity; instead, expect fierce and funny and defiant. Kath Duncan, Risky Business' producer and Quippings' cofounder, said, "This is our riskiest show yet! Our biggest cast and our wildest ideas break out all over the Spiegeltent stage." 

  • Friday 1 December 2017 at 7:00pm, Melba Spiegeltent
  • Circus Oz Home, 35 Johnston Street, Collingwood, Victoria 3066

Risky Business' director is Suze Smith a director, theatre maker, and movement researcher. She's an independent artist and Project Manager at VCA.

Established in 2010, Quippings’ work centres on the lived experiences of Deaf and disabled embodiment and all works are written and performed by the artists themselves. Quippings operates from within the social model of disability. 

What others have said about previous Quippings shows:

''Rich and open and satisfying. Powerful, moving, funny and revealing.'Arts Access Victoria.

"Quippings is all about raising visibility and changing the dialogue around disability and sexuality..." SBS

‘’Surprising, touching, sexy, and hilarious acts the group is now infamous for.’’ Buzzcuts.

The show is Auslan interpreted.

Supported by Creative Victoria, Writers Victoria, City of Yarra Arts and Arts Access Victoria.

Image: Kath Duncan, Creatrix Tiara, Anthony Julian, Gem Mahadeo, Imogen Newhouse. photo by Angel @ 3 Fates Media


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