Mama Cutsworth has been a DJ and dance party curator for over a thirteen years, building a reputation for her deep knowledge and love of music that lives outside of the mainstream club scene. She stands out for seamlessly mixing songs from extremely different genres and time periods within a single set.
She is one half of the popular DJ duo House of Gold Diamonds, alongside the talented DJ J. Jackson. In 2013, she started a theatre project called Speechless with Bogotá's Felipe Ortiz and Daniel Orrantia. Since its debut in Germany, this long-form wordless and surreal show has been staged around the world, including in Colombia, Brazil, Norway, Spain and Dubai. After a recent performance Amsterdam, they are planning a visit to Canada Spring 2017.
In 2012, she founded Mama Cutsworth’s DJ Academy for All Women and Non-Binary Folks, a welcoming space that teaches people the basic skills and confidence it takes to become a professional DJ. After completing its eighth season, the academy has seen over 100 students come through its doors.
She was also the producer and host of Stylus Radio, a weekly rare funk and soul program on CKUW 95.9 FM, that ran from May 2001 to January 2016.