Rose’s Buds

Rose’s Buds is an all Trans cabaret and talk show!

Come for a night of heart bearing art and thoughtful conversations!

Rose’s Buds

  • Host + Producer: Rose Goodwin
  • Performers/Guest Artists: Daniel Sarah Karasik, Rye, The Golden Storm, and Makayla Walker
  • Sound Designer: Emily Townshend


Part of the 2021 Festival

  • Jun 04 at 7:00pm

CONTENT WARNINGS: Mention or references to Transphobia, Racism, Mental Health, and Suicidal Thoughts.

Partly filmed on location at the Ernest Balmer Studio courtesy of Tapestry Opera.

Rose Goodwin

Rose Goodwin (fae/they/she) is a performer, musician, artist, and harm reduction community worker. Rose moved to Toronto to be an actor after creating and producing her own touring Fringe show Jizz Sock. Since fae moved to Toronto she has also found a passion for making video games and illustrations. Faer work is heavily influenced by queerness and the complexities of being queer. Fae also works doing outreach at events promoting harm reduction and giving harm reduction supplies with Pieces to Pathway. As a performer, Rose was last seen in Gender Reveal Party (Summerworks Festival).

Emily Townshend

Emily Townshend is a playwright, audio producer, and computer scientist currently based in Hamilton, Ontario. After a weird detour into engineering, they accepted that theater would always be their true passion (and they’ve only looked back a few times since). They were the 2018 recipient of the J.C.W Saxton Prize in Playwriting from the Dan School of Drama and Music (Queen’s University). Emily strives to create inclusive, dynamic theatre that appeals to a wide audience. Science can save the world, but only art will make the world worth saving. Recent credits include, as Extra: Nurses (Global TV). As Sound Designer: Dreaming Pink (YIKES! a theatre company). As Performer: Lailah, InCommon (FG Productions Inc); Janet Flanner, Goodbye Paris (Queen’s University).

Follow along with Emily’s most recent projects online @storyranger.

Emily Townshend