Werk! A Cabaret Celebrating Black Women

Lady Dane Figueroa Edidi is a Goddess, healer, performer, and literary powerhouse. The first Trans Woman Of Color in DC to publish a work of fiction, her advocacy and art continues to cultivate space for Trans and Gender-non conforming Artist. Lady Dane, “a shining star” (DC Metro Theatre Arts) who performed as one of the Fates in Wig Out!, returns to Studio for Werk! A one-night-only cabaret celebrating Black Women through storytelling and fan favorite songs.

“Solidarity is a way of life, not a theoretical debate. It is found in action, not simply intent.”

article by Lady Dane Edidi in The Gran Varones

Watch a few of Lady Dane’s past cabaret performances:

·        “Don’t Go Away”

·        “Just How I Feel for You”

·        “Through the Fire” (Chaka Khan)

·        “Mein Herr” (Cabaret)

“If we're having a conversation about race and class, and we’re not understanding the history of race and class as it presents itself in America in particular? Then we’re having a fool’s conversation.” Interview with Dane Figueroa Edidi with Race Forward