Drag King Workshop with Goldie Peacock

*Feature image by Jack Montgomery via Goldie Peacock

One of our favorite dapperQs, “genre-crossing, genderblending movement artist” Goldie Peacock, is cooking up some drag king realness this Sunday at their Drag King Workshop and we highly recommend that you come by and take down some recipes.

Goldie Peacock Drag Workshop Stacie Joy'Photo by Stacie Joy via Goldie Peacock

Here are the details:

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

Captivated by drag kings? Ever wanted to try drag yourself? Already a king, but you want to deepen your craft? Then this is the workshop for you!

What you’ll learn:
-drag king history
-important resources for current drag kings
-costuming, styling, makeup (yes, kings can wear it too and – look good doing it, honey), facial hair, packing, binding
-how to concoct a dynamite persona
-how to perform a fierce number

This workshop is open to people of all gender presentations and identities, and all levels of performance experience (including the lack thereof).

Sunday May 26
11 am-2 pm
Chez Bushwick
304 Boerum Street, #23, Brooklyn, NY (Morgan L)
Pre-registration required (please sign up by sending an email reserving a spot by 5/24 to [email protected])
$25 (payment accepted via paypal to [email protected] or in cash at workshop)

Goldie Peacock IPhoto by Jack Montgomery via Goldie Peacock

Goldie Peacock is a Brooklyn-based genderblending drag king who has been called “the most flamboyant, regal bird in the menagerie” [Johnny Blazes]. A two-time winner of Oberlin Drag Ball’s notoriously fierce runway competition, as well as the recipient of the Portland Phoenix’s “Best Dance Performer” Award, Goldie frequently appears in NYC at Boxers Off Butch Burlesque at Stonewall and Switch N’ Play’s Open Drag Night at Outpost Lounge. Goldie performs and emcees nationally and has served as a guest celebrity judge for NYdragU, the Mr. Philadelphia King Competition and Boston’s “Traniwreck”. Goldie has taught at Oberlin College (Ohio), Pure Movement Portland (Maine) and the Cultivate Contemporary Dance Festival (New Hampshire). Most recently, Goldie co-hosted Tufts Drag Ball with Jujubee of Rupaul’s Drag Race, and will perform at Brooklyn Pride 2013. Get more info and stay in the fruit loop by visiting www.goldiepeacock.com.

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