Liliana Velasquez – Founder and principal member of the Freudian Slip Club, Liliana has taken on many roles throughout her career as a performer as well as acted as a model, actress and Tango teacher in both Berlin and New York. Liliana Velasquez grew up bi-culturally in the Americas, with a passion for movement and performance. After beginning her studies in dance at a young age, she studied jazz, folk, modern and tango throughout her childhood and as a young adult. Later moving to New York City to study fashion design and theatre, she was employed as a choreographer at the Queens Museum and produced monthly shows at the Kraine Theatre, Dixon Place Theatre, and the Producers Club. Since arriving in Berlin in 2014, Liliana has written and created the magical life of Tango Vaudeville Berlin and Sunday Slips. Her autobiographic solo show “Suitcase Stability” portrays her many adventures and transformations and received positive reviews. The Freudian Slip Club aims to uphold the general atmosphere experienced in the famed Cabarets of early 20th Century Berlin while applauding the fresh energy and talent that refuses to stop flowing into this powerfully malleable city.
Freudian Slip Club is a producer of bizarre, intelligent and sexy events, showcasing international artists working with comedy, cabaret, story-telling, music, dance, puppetry, and theatre.
Based in Berlin, we have a knack for sniffing out strange talents and presenting them on both local and international stages. Freudian Slip Club artists have starred in shows all the around the world, including the USA, Australia, Germany, Romania, Spain, Italy, Lebanon, Norway, the Netherlands, Bulgaria, Latvia, Estonia, Turkey and beyond!
Sunday Slips is our heart our blood sweat and tears it is our practice, known for its offbeat vibe, welcoming spirit and spontaneity. Our audience is comprised of a veritable mix of people whose lifestyles do not customarily mingle with each other – and we love that! We attract curious audience members; the strange, the expressive, the unafraid. Oddities are our specialty and not only are we proud of it but have built a wildly appreciated avenue for the creativity of all types.
Some of our current regular events are:
Freudian Slip Club’s main clubhouse Sunday Slips combines comedy, music, poetry, performance, dance and other nocturnal arts on the stage of their weekly Varieté show at Lagari in Neukölln. The FSC also conducts and hosts various shows in venues across Berlin such Shameless Salon, the David Bowie Tribute show at Lido, and Suitcase Stability. Other sporadic events include I am Dynamite, a feminist talent showcase; and I Loop You, an improvised pow wow where loops and live music meet.
In addition, core members of the Freudian Slip Club offer insightful coaching, workshops, gallery shows and individual training to artists of all kinds looking to get their foot in the door of Berlin’s creative scene.