Uses Of Enchantment


Uses Of Enchantment re-imagines personal and community histories as folk tales and fairy stories. The work is primarily performed live in drag as Lou Pine, the girl who once ventured into woods, went to bed with a wolf and lived to tell the tale. She accompanies herself with the banjo, collecting and sharing stories of change and transformation she has learned with an audience in whatever medium suits.

Gareth Cutter delivers a delightful fairytale about body hair, accompanied by some very sweet singing and great banjo accompaniment. – Jo Beggs, The Public Reviews

Previous Performances

  • Impossible Lecture Tent @ Beacons Festival, Skipton – 8th August 2014
  • Puffball Cabaret @ Manchester Royal Exchange, Manchester – 8th & 9th June 2014
  • X10 Birthday Party @ Chinese Arts Centre, Manchester – 25th October 2013
  • Mother’s Ruin Cabaret @ Contact Theatre, Manchester – 20th September 2013
  • Identity Parade @ Manchester Pride Fringe, The Lass O’Gowrie, Manchester – 24th August 2013
  • First Draft Cabaret @ The Castle Hotel, Manchester – 17th June 2013
  • Under Construction @ The Royal Vauxhall Tavern, London – 6th June 2013
  • NEWK @ Stage Leeds, Leeds – 30th May 2013
  • First Draft Cabaret @ The Castle Hotel, Manchester – 15th April 2013

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