Theatre, Circus & Physical Theatre, Dance, Spoken Word & Storytelling, Comedy

I am King, I am Queen 2.0


Tickets $32 - $38

Tue 6 - Sat 10 Sep | 45 minutes Seymour Centre - Sound Lounge
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Internationally renowned performer Roymata Holmes explores gender-fluidity in a performance at the Seymour Centre: Sound Lounge. (University of Sydney) | 6th - 10th September | 7pm & 9pm |

The charismatic Roymata Holmes brings their show to Sydney this September!

It follows Roymata’s world premiere of I Am King I Am Queen, which saw him perform to sold-out crowds at the Anywhere Arts Festival.

“I cannot wait to share what we’ve been creating for you! We’ve been through a lot the last couple of years and now it’s time to catch up and celebrate!”

I Am King I Am Queen 2.0 is an autobiographical PERFORMANCE following his search to find herself, through exploring their sexuality, religious upbringing and cultural ties in Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands.

Written, narrated, and performed by Queer artist Roymata Holmes (he/they). A story written to showcase and celebrate the LGBTQIA+ BIPOC community, and we will ensure this remains a safe space for ALL.

Roymata shows it’s about the journey, not the destination. This coming-of-age extravaganza is a high-energy night of traditional and modern dance, physical theatre, and the quickest Drag transformation you’ve ever seen!

Viewer discretion advised.

Show details

Show details
  • 45 minutes
  • Venue 1: Seymour Centre - Sound Lounge
Performance notes
  • Content warnings: Depiction of Sexual Violence, Content Related to Mental Health/Ill-health, Verbal Audience Interaction, Sexual Themes
  • Performance accessibility:
    Tuesday 6 Sep
  • Performance accessibility:
    Wednesday 7 Sep
  • Performance accessibility:
    Thursday 8 Sep
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Venue details & accessibility
Seymour Centre - Sound Lounge

City Road and Cleveland Street, Chippendale
Telephone: 02 9036 6371


Flat approach from Car park and street. Plenty of parking surrounding the theatre with multiple accessible parking spaces.

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    “The audience is left cheering, giggling and yearning for more pieces of the puzzle, more facets of Holmes life that we've yet to explore." Broadway World 2021 Broadway World 2021

    "I thought it was really raw and authentic and I’ve never seen a show quite so candid as this.... I wish everyone had the ability to attend an experience a show like this. (audience attendee) Anywhere Arts Festival 2021

    “The venerability, the willingness to expose literally and emotionally!” (audience attendee) Anywhere Arts Festival 2021

    “I never seen a body move like that before. Like there's a waves of power erupting through his flesh; unifying each of his joints." Broadway World 2021

    “I feel privilege and humbled to see a work of Art that reflects someones life experiences so thoroughly in a way that we don’t get to see an be invited into watch” (audience attendee) Anywhere Arts Festival 2021

    • Producer – Roymata Holmes
    • Director – Tess Hill
    • Writer – Roymata Holmes
    • Performer – Roymata Holmes
    • Sound – Nocturnal Hubcap Records
    Presented by
    • Roymata Holmes
    • Sydney Fringe