Mini Beast Disco

by Betty Grumble & Dandrogyny

Mini Beast Disco. Image by Liz Ham.

Good to Go

Mini Beast Disco is a big-hearted, community-minded intergenerational eco-disco extravaganza; a wild, playful, youthful and green luminescent burst.

Part-performance, part-workshop, Mini Beast Disco undulates, squirms and worms into orbit, reframing ideas of ‘us’ and ‘community’ to include the biosphere. Flying in the face of anthropocentric domination, Proud and Queer underground artists Betty Grumble and Dandrogyny will encourage an expansive view of the natural world to foster deep empathy, understanding and a sense of awe, always.

Recommended for kids aged 3 – 9 and their family hordes, beetle on down for this hopeful offering and celebration of togetherness and aliveness.

Creative Team

Betty Grumble & Dandrogyny

Creative Producer
Thom Smyth

DJ & Sound
HipHopHoe (Niveen Abdelatty)

With Thanks
Stone Motherless Cold

Show Info

This is a flexible, scalable performance suitable for a variety of presentation contexts and age groups.

Please contact Thom to discuss how this performance could work in your venue –

Presentation History


February | Melbourne Pride – Street Party, Fitzroy, Victoria

February | Midsumma87 at Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, Victoria


June | Super Freak Studios, Marrickville, New South Wales

Mini Beast Disco is produced by Unfunded Empathy, and has been supported by the City of Sydney, and presented as part of Pivot 2021, Abbotsford Convent’s short-term residency program supported by the Australia Council for the Arts and Creative Victoria, and Convent Kids supported by City of Yarra.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

More Projects