SERVICES

 

 

  • PERFORMING for drag/burlesque/variety/dance shows, art events, parties, classes

  • TEACHING group and private workshops and speaking about drag history and current culture, performance art, dance and gender

  • HOSTING and emceeing shows and parties

  • JUDGING competitions

  • MODELING in costume for publications, events and artists

  • WRITING about all of the above, and then some (trust me, I have stories!)

 

Please contact me (using the form below) for a specific quote if you would like to hire me for an event, workshop/lecture, or learn more about my drag workshops or freelance writing services.

DRAG KING WORKSHOPS

 

Drag king: an entertainer who intentionally assumes a theatrical guise of maleness in, and for, performance

 

Captivated by drag kings? Ever wanted to try drag yourself? Already a king, but you want to expand your craft? Then these are the workshops for you! Since 2013 Goldie has taught these workshops either in 3 consecutive parts or as day-long intensives. These workshops are open to people of all gender presentations and identities, and all  levels of performance experience (including the lack thereof).

 

What you'll learn:

 

Level 1

-drag king history and culture

-important resources for drag kings

-basic costuming, styling, makeup, facial hair, packing, binding

-how to concoct a dynamite persona

 

Level 2

-cutting-edge drag techniques

-classic tricks of the trade

-exercises to free up your creativity

-how to perform a fierce number

-fine points of performance technique

 

We start this class with an intro, a demo, exercises and playing dress-up, and finish it off with structured, individual work towards creating numbers. No worries, no pressure. This class is about process versus results.

 

Level 3

Participants get into costume, warm-up, perform numbers in front of the group and receive constructive, structured feedback from the instructor and other participants. Work at all stages of development is welcome.

 

 

 

The Rest is Drag: Improvisational Movement + Costumes

Students delve into improvisational movement informed by costumes provided by the instructor. Drawing from skills accumulated over 10 years as a professional improviser, trained mover and drag artist, Goldie leads the class through exercises to jumpstart inspiration. No previous dance training required.

 

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