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Criptonite is a queer, crip theatre project based founded in 2020 by Edwin Ramirez and Nina Mühlemann. They create various performances using drag, pop-culture and dark humor to highlight and discuss various aspects on the broader topic of disability and use access in creative ways to make performance spaces more accessible to disabled performers and audience members.

Edwin Ramirez (they/them) is a performance artist and stand up comic based in Zurich. As part of their stand up career they have been seen on all big comedy stages of the German speaking part of Switzerland and on Swiss National Television. During the last two years Edwin was part of the ensemble for “Star Magnolia” and “Monster vs Society” both at Theater Neumarkt, as well as part of New Urgency for the performance “Hier! Tickets für die Revolution at Gessnerallee. They are also a big sci-fi nerd and have organized the occasional tabletop rpg session.