Who the beautifully damned are…

Writer, editor, poet, literary reviewer, horror know-it-all, Lizzie Violet is the dark little girl, with a crooked smile. A lover of all things creepy, including horror silent movies, she is also a well known Zombiephile. She is currently working on a novel, a poetry manuscript and the latest book she edited, Best New Werewolf Tales, Volume One can be found at Amazon.com

Since returning to the world of performance, she has featured at Tumultuous Tuesdays, hosted The Beautiful & The Damned, co-produced Wonder Women IV, Get Your Groove on, with upcoming features for the Plasticine reading series, The Beautiful & The Damned and many others to come.

For more information about Lizzie Violet, ironic anecdotes and upcoming listings, please check out her blog, https://lizzieviolet.wordpress.com/.

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Duncan Armstrong: a child of the 60’s whose poetry was influenced by the energy of rock’n’roll – the life of Brian Jones brought him his first sense of the power of hair, smart clothes and not sleeping enough – the death of Brian Jones brought him his first sense of loss.

https://duncantarmstrong.wordpress.com/

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DM Moore has been performing one way or another her whole life. She is a visual artist, writer, poet, musician, composer, actor, improv queen, singer, dancer and activist.

DM Moore worked in television and theatre in Toronto and after two summers at The Banff School of Fine Arts, moved to England to study at The Guildhall School Of Music And Drama. She spent the next 18 years working in theatre, television and film in the U.K. and Europe, before returning to Canada. Since returning to spoken-word she has workshopped with Jacob Scheier and Fistfull of Poems. She is very proud and honoured to be one of the founders of “The Beautiful And The Damned Poetry Cabaret”.

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Philip Cairns is a Toronto-based actor/writer/visual artist. He began going to auditions at age 11. Philip started acting classes in Toronto with Jack Medhurst at age 13 then began acting in children’s theatre. After studying Theatre Arts in high school and doing school shows, Philip became a professional actor at age 21. He’s been doing small theatre (in Toronto, Peterborough and Hamilton), independent films, TV commercials and TV shows, ever since.

Philip writes poetry, performance-pieces, plays and short stories. His work has been published in Excalibur Monthly, Xtra! and The Body Politic. In Toronto, Philip has performed his own writing at “Plasticine Poetry” at The Central, “Oral Stage” at Paddy’s Playhouse, A Space, the Gladstone Hotel & the Theatre Centre. He was MC for “Sexy Words” at Lula Lounge and “Bent Expressions” at Press Club. He recently performed in “Hard and Able #2” at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, on the TV series “William Shatner’s Weird or What” and in “The Judy Monologues” (winning the Best Actor award at the London One-Act Festival) in an Ontario tour. Philip has exhibited his acrylic paintings, watercolours and coloured pencil drawings in numerous solo and group exhibitions in Toronto and Edmonton, most recently at The Secret Handshake Art Gallery in Toronto.

 

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