Want to do drag but don't know where to get started? Doing drag but want to up your game? Learn how to create slick, simple but sickening stage spots that are guaranteed to stick in this drag basics workshop. In this session aimed to get your creative brain sparking, we'll cover the logistics of 'getting started', how to developing a character and pulling together a solid, satisfying act. Specifically, prepare to upskill your lipsync, storytelling, choreography, prop use, and explore how to use energy, climax and reveals to your advantage. This workshop is perfect for all new dragsters - kings, queens and inbetweens.
Please bring pen and paper and wear clothes you're happy to move in. Please wear a mask, sign in and socially distance while in the venue.
Hugo Grrrl is a nationally renowned MC, drag performer and cabaret producer. He is the current Drag Tutor at New Zealand's annual National Youth Drama School. He won Season 1 of TVNZ House of Drag and was the first drag king ever on a drag reality competition. In 2018 he was nominated for Wellingtonian of The Year in the arts category and won Best MC at The Wellington Comedy Awards. He regularly MCs corporate events and has taught workshops in academic and professional settings.
This workshop is held at Tarrant Dance Studios. Tickets are $22, available on Eventfinda.