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"Voices of Now” is proudly here to disrupt your routine by taking your mind somewhere new.
Through interviews with student journalists, incredible people will share inspirational stories that challenge preconception through experiences of real life.
These conversations will take place live on Zoom. You will be able to submit questions throughout and following each interview the floor will be opened for raw and honest discussion. Life is hard right now. Let’s disrupt the routine.
About Travis Alabanza
Travis is an award-winning theatre maker, writer, and performer. A previous member of the Royal Court Young Writers group and Barbican young poets, their recent show Burgerz, which explored the intersections of transness and harassment, toured internationally to Sao Paolo, Southbank Centre, Bristol Old Vic, Smock Alley Dublin, HAU Berlin and Edinburgh Festival Fringe where it won the Total Theatre award. Other work includes My White Best Friend (Royal Court online), Skype d8 (Bush Theatre online) and In Tandem (Paines Plough online).
Travis has performed their solo work in a range of venues, galleries, and mediums including clubs such as the Royal Vauxhall Tavern, Latitude Festival, the V&A museum and universities and colleges including Oxford, Harvard and Bristol. In 2016/17, Travis was the youngest recipient of the Tate Gallery Workshop residency. Travis has written for Metro, Vice, Gal-Dem, The Independent, Dazed, Gay Times and more.
In 2018/19, Travis was listed on the Dazed100 – 100 people defining culture, awarded a Gay Times Honours award for their work in the LGBT+ community, and listed in the Evening Standard 25 Influential people under 25. Recently in The Times Style Bernadine Evaristo picked Alabanza as a ‘trailblazer of the future’ to watch.
Find out more about Travis on their website