Happy Trans Day of Visibility, friends!Just yesterday I was congratulating someone I don’t know, someone high profile in their field,…
We’re Scottish Enterprise Awards winners!
This isn't exactly hot off the press, but the last 10 months have been relentlessly difficult for everyone, and it's…
Come march with us!
This Saturday 22 June is Edinburgh Pride. We'd like to invite all of our friends, collaborators, past audience members and allies to come stand tall and march with us as we draw attention to the fact that hate crimes against the LGBT community in Scotland is at its highest level since records began 10 years ago.
If you're struggling to find your sparkle, connect with your tribe, or stay passionate about equality and art, try slaying with Jock Tamson's Bairns.
We’re a Proud Scotland Awards finalist!
We're DELIGHTED and very excited to have been named a FINALIST in the the Arts and Media category of the Proud Scotland Awards 2019 "for demonstrating originality, creativity and community engagement" with Jock Tamson's Bairns and last year's public debate series!
Duchess talks to the Metro
The Duchess, aka. Ewan James Armstrong — one of our brilliant cast members in Jock Tamson's Bairns — is in Metro.co.uk today, talking about the human under the wig, homophobia and what drag is all about. Everybody say looooove! (But wandering fingers beware...)
Let’s kick LGBT bullying in the balls
Faggot, Fruit, Nancy, Pansy, Mary, Fairy, Flamer and Butt Pirate. An obvious target — camp, girly, never quite on point — the taunting started early; well before I was old enough to have had my first inexplicably thrilling yet profoundly confusing day dream about Magnum P.I. and his hairy chest.
The Civil Disobedience Fringe programme is here!
We're beyond excited as our first ever Edinburgh Fringe programme just arrived from the printers! Starring Courtney Act: The Girl from Oz; Roddy Bottum's Sasquatch; Joe's NYC Bar; Hans: Mein Camp; Michael Griffiths' Sweet Dreams; Carla Lippis: Cast A Dark Shadow; Danny Condon's Songs from the Black Sheep; Peter Michael Marino's Show Up; Mindy Raf: Keeping My Kidneys; Romy Nordlinger's Places; Tomas Ford: Crap Music Rave Party/Craptacular; Modern Robot's Alive: Music for Night of the Living Dead; and Michelle Shocked: Truth vs Reality.
Team Civil’s full Fringe programme now on sale
Looking for hot Fringe tips for this August? The full Civil Disobedience programme of shows for the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe is now on sale, including Courtney Act, Michelle Shocked, Roddy Bottum's Sasquatch, Hans, Carla Lippis, Mindy Raf, PLACES, Tomas Ford, ALIVE: Music for Night of the Living Dead, and many more.
Musicians and chorus wanted: Sasquatch, The Opera
Roddy Bottum (film composer and founding member of rock group Faith No More) is debuting a new, experimental work, Sasquatch, The Opera, at the Edinburgh Fringe this year. Produced by Civil Disobedience, it will be playing a full run at Summerhall this August and we're currently casting for musicians and chorus members.