Drag Werqshop

Drag is for everyone. You (yes, you) are invited to participate in an exciting and inclusive, program that explores creativity, self-confidence, and community.

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Regardless of your gender-identity, or drag and performance experience, empower your drag journey with motivational local experts, an encouraging support network, and a program designed to empower you.

What will I learn at Drag Werqshop?

Build Power

Learn tips and tricks from local experts.

Gain Self-Confidence

Learn how to trust and love yourself more.

Become Fearless

Impress your chosen friends and family group at a live performance.

Drag Werqshop seeks to unearth and nurture the drag persona in you!

LISTEN to Heavy Cream and Budd talk about Drag Werqshop on their podcast, Cream and 2 Sugars. They answer a ton of common questions about the werqshop and tell you all about who they designed this werkshop for (hint: it's you).

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Drag Werqshop at the Waldo Road Studios

Waldo Road Studios is located in the Moisturizer Gallary at 2708 NE Waldo Rd, Gainesville, FL. It's a magnet for Gainesville artists and we're excited to share this creative space with you. It's just the right environment to explore our drag personas together and build community!

Hippodrome

Dragformation Showcase at the Hipp!

Drag Werqshop is excited to partner with the Hippodrome (a.k.a. the Hipp). The Hipp provides a creative and unique performance space for our final show in the heart of Downtown Gainesville, Florida. Dragformation Showcase, will be held in the Hipp Cinema with classic theater style seating, creative lighting, and audio/visuals.

Hippodrome

Drag Werqshop Advisors and Mentors

Heavy Cream
Drag Coach
Instagram Faceboook Twitter Website
Heavy Cream with RuPaul
Cindi Television
Camp Counselor
Instagram Website
Budd with Flowers

On the surface, drag is artistic, exhilarating, and hilarious. It celebrates fearlessness in the form of contemplation, politics, and self-awareness. The Drag Werqshop shapes your story via the art of gender presentation, drag performance, lipsync passion, and choreographed embodiment.

The program concludes with a performance that presents your discoveries to a live audience.

  • 8 week, 1 day a week, intensive program
  • Everyone is welcome, ALL gender-identities
  • Produce your persona how you want
  • Local experts teach you everything you need and answer your questions
  • Peer and group activities keep you motivated and provide support when you need it
  • $150.00 + tax (US) Registration Fee
  • Registration is limited to the first 15 participants

What will I do at Drag Werqshop?

Persona: Harnessing the Power Within from Outside

Week 1

Waldo Road Studios

Thursday, September 26th, 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Inspiration comes from all around us! In this session we explore different influnces that might shape who our drag persona wants to become.

Stage Presence and Confidence: You Own Everything!

Week 2

Waldo Road Studios

Thursday, October 3rd, 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Performance confidence as a drag persona is easy when you know the tricks. In this session we take a peak at where you are and begin to develop a personalized plan to slay on stage.

Body and Mind: Exploring Your Story

Week 3

Waldo Road Studios

Thursday, Oct 10th, 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Drag is personal. We nurture our inner expectations while literally constructing the outer appearance. By being clear about what we want, we build a more satisfying, healthy relationship with our drag-selves.

Meat and Potatoes: Finding Your Face

Week 4

Waldo Road Studios

Thursday, October 17th, 7:00pm - 10:00pm

You could easly go broke buying makeup. Let us share what products are worth the investment and what products you can buy from the discount bin. Gurl, we had to learn the hard way.

Meat and Potatoes: Werqroom Magic

Week 5

Waldo Road Studios

Thursday, October 17th, 7:00pm - 10:00pm

It's crunch time! We bring it all together with outfit constuction and stylization. The outcome of this session is a completed look from head to toe.

Halloween Tip-Around

Week 6

University Club

Thursday, October 31st, 7pm - till

What's the best time of the year to start drag? Halloween! We'll paint and get ready together before heading out for a night on the town in drag. We call this "tipping-around". It's an adventure and experience you don't want to miss.

Meet and Potatoes: Flip Yo Wig

Week 7

Waldo Road Studios

Thursday, November 7th, 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Bald or not, your drag knowledge isn't complete without some of the fundimentals in wig styling. We'll show you the tips and tricks we've learned along the way.

Dragformation Show

Week 8

Hippodrome Cinema

Saturday, November 15th, Show at 8:00pm

Reveal and celebrate your Dragformation with friends, family, and the community.

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