PEEP Show presents: SHIMMY!
Peep Show presents a new burlesque dance party--SHIMMY. Fabulous costumes and drag dress code suggested. Special guest stars Madge of Honor and Goldie Peacock.
Boston-based Madge of Honor is a high-concept queer showman who has performed across the US and UK and is known for three things: brains, body and face. Madge of Honor entertains while exploding the expectations of burlesque. Brooklyn-based Goldie Peacock is a genderblending movement artist, dubbed "the most flamboyant, regal bird in the menagerie." Most recently, Goldie was featured in the Huffington Post as a new queer world drag king.
Featuring resident drag queen Major Face. DJ Papi Javi and go go dancers keep the party moving. Produced and hosted by Jonathan Bitchman and Quechee George. Photography by Alyx Lyons. $10, all proceeds benefit the community.
PEEP Show presents: Drag King Workshop with Goldie Peacock!
5/17/14, 4-6pm, $25 ($15 for students, sponsored by UVM LGBTQA Center)
@ The RU12? Community Center, 255 South Champlain St., Ste. 12, Burlington
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 deepen your craft? Then this is the workshop for you!
What you'll learn:
-drag king history and culture
-important resources for 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).
Brooklyn-based Goldie Peacock is a genderblending movement artist, dubbed "the most flamboyant, regal bird in the menagerie." Most recently, Goldie was featured in the Huffington Post as a new queer world drag king. Goldie has taught improvisational dance and drag at Oberlin College (Ohio), Pure Movement Portland (Maine), Cultivate Contemporary Dance Festival (New Hampshire) and Chez Bushwick (New York). Their drag king workshops have been profiled by dapperQ.com, Curve Magazine and Edge Media.