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“One of the most important pieces of theatre you’ll see this year”
– The Independent

Breaking through stigma and stereotypes, the Sex Worker's Opera is a multimedia production written and performed by Sex Worker artists and their friends.

With music spanning Opera to ‘Hip-Hopera’, incorporating sound art, projections and poetry, it offers an unflinchingly honest, upliftingly human insight into the lives of Sex Workers around the world.

“You say that sex is all you see, well then I think you see me in 2D because the actual reality is a mosaic blur – a tapestry.”
– Anon. Sex Worker

The most recent UK tour sold out 6 cities, receiving glowing press coverage and setting social media on fire. The show ran for 2 hours with a cast, crew and mini-orchestra of 24.

Created through a series of workshops run by XX (Experimental Experience theatre company), featuring over 60 stories sent in from around the world, and a cast and crew of at least 50% Sex Workers, this is a rare opportunity to hear stories from a hidden and misrepresented world from the workers themselves.

“Slaps tropes round the face with a PVC glove”
– TimeOut

It is an ongoing project, with stories still coming in as text, video or audio interviews from individuals and grassroots groups from places such as India, Argentina, Ukraine, Taiwan. The show has already been invited to showcase in Amsterdam and there are plans to take the process to New York, Thailand, Australia and beyond to develop local shows there.

“Will no doubt leave you laughing and crying in equal measure”
– LatinoLife

Click here to book tickets for our July 2018 run in Amsterdam!
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Photo: Top Right, 'Hug' by Manu Valcarce
'Rosalind' violin/rose image by Vera Rodriguez
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© Experimental Experience 2024 Photo of our cast hugging from the 2014 teaser performance at Bar Wotever at the Vauxhall Tavern