All The Ways We Could Grow: Talk | Free Word

26 March 2019
19:00 - 21:00

Presented by:
Free Word


Performance lecture by Travis Alabanza

Please note: This event has now sold out. To be added to the waiting list, please contact our Box Office on 020 7324 2570 or email


Blending performance, lecture and participation, Travis Alabanza presents a talk on the fight for freedom for those on the margins, linking explorations within the Season to trans liberation.

Travis Alabanza is a writer, performer and theatre-maker who is shaping much of the UK conversation around trans politics. They were the youngest ever artist in residence at Tate, have performed at The V&A, ICA and Roundhouse and presented talks at universities in the UK and internationally.


Graphic Design: Denny Kaulbach

Front image of Travis: Eivind Hasen

26 March 2019
19:00 - 21:00
£10 / £7 / £2

Free Word


Travis Alabanza

Performer, writer and theatre maker

Travis Alabanza is a performer, writer and theatre maker. Their unique mixture of performance, poetry, style, politics and risk taking performance has given them a unique placement both nationally and internationally. They have been noted by Artsty, i-D and the MOBO Awards as one of the most prominent emerging queer artistic voices, listed in OUT as an influential queer figure, appeared in campaigns with MAC X ASOS and performed across the country and internationally. In 2016/17 they became the youngest artist in residence at the Tate, performed in venues such as The V&A, ICA, Tate, Hackney Showroom, Roundhouse and The Barbican, touring extensively across Europe and the US in addition to premiering their new solo show, BURGERZ. They released a short poetry book 'Before I Step Outside [You Love Me]', presented a TedX talk, starred in the Royal Exchange Theatre production 'Jubilee’, and have had their work featured in The Guardian, BBC, Huck magazine and more.



There is step-free access to all areas of Free Word and a number of other facilities available to make the venue accessible. 

  • Our box office, theatre and hall are all on the ground floor with step-free access from the street
  • Meeting rooms and offices are accessible by lift from the ground floor
  • There are two accessible toilets on the ground floor
  • Hearing loops are available at the box office and the theatre (when set up theatre style) and in all meeting rooms
  • If you need to bring someone for assistance, please get in touch with us so we can provide a free ticket for them

Please talk to our team if you have specific access requirements.


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