Vector art of a wheelchair user. They are facing away, topless, and holding a removed orange bra above their head. The back of their wheelchair reads "JUICY" in silver serif text. Above them is orange glitter text that reads "Singin in the Pain".
Performer onstage wearing a silver shimmery dress, black thigh-high boots, and a shimmery headband. They are holding a piece of fabric on their chest that says "ANXIETY" with a perplexed facial expression.
Wheelchair user performing onstage under purple lights. They are wearing a rhinestoned hospital gown and leaning back across their chair dramatically, one hand up in the air.

Singin in the Pain

Cabaret • Burlesque
South Australia

The multi-award winning, disability cabaret is back again! After four years of carving out space for disabled voices, we're bringing out the big guns of cabaret from across Australia. Talking disability theory, personal anecdotes, and pet peeves, Diana Divine presents a bevy of burlesque & cabaret stars ready to share in this soapbox-style performance.

"This was not just a cabaret – this was activism as an art form" ★★★★★ Sarah Jane Justice
"An experience you will never forget" ★★★★★ The Clothesline
"A unique, wonderfully crafted burlesque performance" ★★★★1/2

A night of community and catharsis for people of all walks of life. Laugh, cry, but most importantly, listen.

Best Cabaret Weekly Award 2019
Diana Divine Winner Adelaide Fringe Emerging Artist Award 2022

2022 recording on-demand

Presented by: Diana Divine

Diana Divine is an Adelaide-based burlesque teacher, producer, and performer living with a physical disability. Diana produces for the award-winning "Singin' in the Pain", national touring bustie-nominated troupe "The JustAss League", and co-produces local queer variety show "Lolly Bag Burlesque". In 2022, Diana produced the debut of "Embrace Fest", a multi-platform disability arts festival.

Lovingly referred to as Uncle Di by students and mentees, Diana has prioritised community building projects that create professional opportunities for up and coming performers, while presenting polished and carefully formed productions.

When not producing or performing, Diana is a freelance graphic designer and stage manager for various performing artists across Australia.

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