In Studio With Dainty Smith: The politics of desirability (RECAP)

Live on CIUT 89.5 FM


Airing Date: February 15, 2023
Host/ Producer: Nicole Inica Hamilton

Assistant Production Manager/ Editor:  Amber Downie-Back

This week, with the Turn Out Radio Team working behind the scenes, we throwback to one of our recent interviews featuring Actor, Burlesque Performer, Playwright, Producer and curator, Dainty Smith. Listen to the original broadcast, which aired November 3, 2021HERE.

About Dainty Smith:

Dainty Smith is a Toronto based Actor, Burlesque Performer, Playwright, Producer and curator. She believes that through the art of storytelling and a willingness to be exposed that those genuine human connections can be made. Her performances often tell deeply vulnerable stories regarding race, religion, sexuality and challenging social boundaries.

She wrote and self-produced a multidisciplinary play titled Daughters of Lilith, which was part of B Current Theatre’s Playwright Incubation 2021 season. The second play by Dainty Smith is titled Blood and Memory, which is currently being workshopped and supported by Obsidian Theatre. Her diverse array of stage performances includes, Mayworks Festival, Rock. Paper. Sistahz for B Current Theatre, Caminos Festival for Aluna Theatre, The Rhubarb Festival at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, and the Luminato Arts Festival. She is the founder of Les Femme Fatales: Women of Colour burlesque troupe, the first burlesque troupe for women and femmes of colour in Canada.

Learn more about Dainty Smith HERE!


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