An evening with ALOK - NiteNITE

Club Guy & Roni, NITE and SPOT Theater welcome internationally acclaimed poet, performer, actor, and activist 𝗔𝗟𝗢𝗞 to Groningen on June 1st!

ALOK (they/them) is an internationally acclaimed poet, comedian, public speaker, and actor. ALOK’s literary works “Beyond the Gender Binary,” “Femme in Public,” and “Your Wound, My Garden,” have garnered global recognition. Their dynamic presence has captivated audiences in over 40 countries, with sold-out shows at venues including Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and headlining numerous Just For Laughs Festivals.

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ALOK can currently be seen in Hannah Gadsby’s Gender Agenda comedy special on Netflix and will take center stage at the Netflix is a Joke Festival in May 2024. Their show has been described as “provocative and powerful” (CHORTLE) and a “jaw-dropping celestial event” (TO DO LIST LONDON).

For their contributions to culture and entertainment, they have been honored with the ACLU of Southern California Bill of Rights Award, Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment Trailblazer Award, and were selected as the inaugural LGBTQ Scholar in Residence at the University of Pennsylvania. They are the subject of the docu-short “ALOK” executive produced by Jodie Foster and directed by Alex Hedison, which made its debut at the Sundance Film Festival in 2024.

On screen, they can also be seen in Complicated Order opposite Midori Francis, The Trans List, and (forthcoming) Absolute Dominion opposite Patton Oswalt. On television, they can be seen on season 3 of the critically acclaimed HBO Max series SORT OF opposite Bilal Baig, Hulu’s Planet Sex with Cara Delevingne, ABC’s PRIDE: To Be Seen – A Soul of A Nation, Netflix’s Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness, and HBO’s Random Acts of Flyness.


To get into the mood of ALOK’s program in the evening NITE is hosting a QUEER NARRATIVES writing workshop for everyone who wants to expand their writing skills and who is interested to dive into (their own) queer narratives.

Ayden Carlo and Nic Bruckman both queer writers themselves are going to lead the workshop.

WHEN: 1st of June 10:00 – 15:00
WHERE: Theater Machinefabriek, Bloemstraat 38, Groningen
WHAT: Getting to know each other, short input from the workshop leaders, writing assignment 1, lunch, writing assignment 2, presentation of the results, feedback round. (a ticket for the workshop does not include lunch)

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Sat 1 Jun 21:00

An evening with ALOK

Theater de Machinefabriek Groningen

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