Una Q Horn

Saturday 29th April 2017, 4.30pm in Aphra Theatre (Book Free Tickets)

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Celebrate the awkwardness of Autism with Una Q Horn.

This autismqueer unicorn shares stand-up comedy, stand-up poetry and awkward dancing to shine a light on the ways that Autistic people don’t always fit the categories they’re supposed to.

Followed by a panel discussion on Autism and Gender

Positive Triggers


Negative Triggers

Total Black out (audience): No

What is the audience lighting level?: Dim lights on audience

Flashing Lights or strobe: A change of lighting state for final 2 mins with music-to coloured lights as a spoof disco

Loud sounds/noises (inc. music): Yes, reasonably loud music at the end

Repetitive noises: No

Drums: No

High-pitched tones: No

Unexpected sounds (eg. Crash): No

Is there background sound/music: Loudish music at the end (approx 2 minutes)

Interactivity and Participation

Audience invited on stage: Yes-one member

Artist goes into the audience: Chats to audience

Workshop/manual activity: No

Are participants required to…

Walk around: Yes

Undertake directed movement: Yes

Read: No

Draw: No

Construct things: No

Paint: No

Sing: No

Participate in pairs or groups with others: No

If participants are expected to use materials (eg: markers, pencils, scissors) what are these materials: Pen and paper

If the activity is targeted towards this demographic, is it okay for a parent or carer to support children in participation: N/A

If a child is slower in their movements than other children, is there a capacity for that child to have a turn to participate: N/A 

Attention Span Information

Show duration: 20 mins

Is there an intermission: No

Do the audience need to sit in one place during the show: Yes

Is it okay for audience members to make a noise/move around during the show (ie: a relaxed performance): Yes, though it might distract me.

Is there an introduction and if so how long is it: No

Senses, Emotions and Effects

Does your show have any distinctive smells: No

Does your show have any other special effects (eg: smoke machine, bubbles etc): No

Does your show involve exploring any textures, and if so please specify: No

Are balloons used in your show: No

Do any of the characters in your show express anger: Yes, via comedy

To what extent is your show dialogue driven: Very

Are there any props in the performance that you think potential audience members should know about that have not already been mentioned: No

Una Q Horn