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).

Listen now on Apple iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, or YouTube

Drag Werqshop at the Hipp!

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

Hippodrome

Drag Werqshop Advisors and Mentors

Heavy Cream
Drag Coach
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Heavy Cream with RuPaul
Budd Dees
Camp Counselor
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Budd with Flowers
Kitty LaTush
Gender Bender, Burlesque Performer
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Kitty LaTush
Bleach
Makeup Artist, Drag Performer
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Bleach
Shuantel Elexia Black
Pageant Coach, Drag Performer
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Shuantel Elexia Black
Rachel Boheme
Cript Keeper, Drag Performer
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Rachel Boheme
Larry Green
Uncle Daddy, Wellness Advisor
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Larry Green
Logan Donahoo
Comedian, Activist, Performer
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Logan Donahoo

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.

  • 6 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

Hippodrome Basement

Saturday, June 1st, 10:30am - 2:30pm

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

Hippodrome Cinema

Saturday, June 8th, 10:30am - 2:30pm

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

Hippodrome Cinema

Saturday, June 15th, 10:30am - 2:30pm

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

Hippodrome Cinema

Saturday, June 22th, 10:30am - 2:30pm

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

Hippodrome Cinema

Saturday, June 29th, 10:30am - 2:30pm

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.

Dragformation Rehearsal

Week 6

Hippodrome Cinema

Saturday, July 6th, 10:30am - 2:30pm

Ok ladies, now let's get in formation. Get into full drag and show us what you got. This session is dress rehersal for the Dragformation show.

Dragformation Show

Hippodrome Cinema

Date/Time: TBA

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

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