2014 at The Courtyard & 2015 at Arcola Theatre

“A clashing of worlds… intense and emotional”
– Frankie Mullen, The Independent
Read the full feature article in The Independent

“This project brings a diverse community together to do what all great Opera should do – reveal untold stories through original music, drama and design. Following the Royal Opera House’s Write an Opera training and development course model, The Sex Workers’ Opera places collaboration and creativity at the heart of the process to create an international, multimedia and cross-genre performance.”
– Kate Hodson, Learning and Participation Manager (Opera), The Royal Opera House

“Shatters the expectations of those who assume that all there is to prostitution is PVC and deprivation to the sound of everything from baroque arias to hip-hop beats”
Read the full feature article in VICE

“SWOU is delighted to offer their solidarity to the Sex Workers’ Opera. This is a rare opportunity to hear sex workers’ stories in their own words – not to be missed.”
– The Sex Workers’ Open University

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Photo: Top Right, 'Hug' by Manu Valcarce
'Rosalind' violin/rose image by Vera Rodriguez
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© Experimental Experience 2024 Photo of our cast hugging from the 2014 teaser performance at Bar Wotever at the Vauxhall Tavern