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OUR CLASSES

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Gettin’ weird with Seyoncé

Guest Lecturer: Seyoncé Knows

October 13, 2020 | 7 PM - 9 PM

ALL INCLUSIVE: $149

LECTURE ONLY: $35

In this program, we will be learning  how to manipulate liquid latex in all sorts of ways. We will sculpt and create a variety of effects! From creating effects directly on your face… to using clay to sculpt all different sorts of shapes that can be applied to any part of your body! With this lesson, you’ll be able to create horns, noses, wounds, new fingers, and even an entirely new face if you so wish!

Finally, we will also delve into how to paint, apply, and blend these prosthetics and learn how to tie them all together!

In this class you will learn:

  • How to use latex in a variety of ways. 

  • Sculpting basics

  • Painting basics

  • Turning sculpts into wearable pieces

  • Applying and blending latex appliances

In our All- Inclusive option, a drag bag containing all of the materials needed for you to fully participate in the class will be hand delivered to your home through contact-free delivery in a personalized Drag Bag. 

In the "Bring Your Own Drag" Option, your registration includes admission to the class.

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Kingdom Inakuchi

Guest Lecturer: Krēme Inakuchi

October 20, 2020 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

ALL INCLUSIVE: $149

LECTURE ONLY: $35

What does it take to rein your own Kingdom? In this speciality class, guest lecturer and Drag King, Krēme Inakuchi, Krēme Inakuchi bestows kingly make-up wisdom unto young royalty.

 

By the end of the class you will know how to:

  • Chest Binding 101

  • Chiseling face and body with make-up 

Your Kit will contain the following:

  • All of the make-up needed for participation in the program;

  • A brush set

  • Sponges

In our All- Inclusive option, a drag bag containing all of the materials needed for you to fully participate in the class will be hand delivered to your home through contact-free delivery in a personalized Drag Bag. 

In the "Bring Your Own Drag" Option, your registration includes admission to the class.

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Drag It Up with Aurora Matrix

Guest Lecturer: Aurora Matrix

October 27, 2020 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

ALL INCLUSIVE: $249

LECTURE ONLY: $35

Do you think drag is just some foundation, lashes and glitter? Guest Lecturer, Drag it Up with Aurora Matrix is an immersive class that will provide a step-by-step tutorial on applying drag make-up.  Students will have an opportunity to practice along with the instructor.  The immersive class allows participants to ask questions and share stories.

By the end of the class you will know how to:

  • How to block down your brows;

  • Foundation, contour and blush application

  • Eyeshadow

  • Lipstick

Your Kit will contain the following:

  • All of the make-up needed for participation in the program;

  • A brush set

  • Sponges

In our All- Inclusive option, a drag bag containing all of the materials needed for you to fully participate in the class will be hand delivered to your home through contact-free delivery in a personalized Drag Bag. 

In the "Bring Your Own Drag" Option, your registration includes admission to the class.

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Character Development and Performance

Guest Lecturer: Selena Vyle

November 3, 2020

LECTURE ONLY: $35

This Master Class is all about finding your drag persona. By figuring out who you are as a

person, we’ll work on how to make your drag persona an extension of yourself, an exaggerated version that you really connect with. Selena will explore what makes each character unique, and playing with different archetypes of drag, and discovering new ones, or finding fresh takes on the tried and true. In this class we will also seek to explore how to put together a number and how to sell yourself on stage. We will go over some do’s and don’t’s that will be unique to each performer.

To explore persona, we will help the participantsfind where they fit into the drag world. We will explore the many different drag styles from comedy and camp to theatrical to dancing sensations, to live singers to political activists to glamazons to spooks to clown.  We will discuss history with examples of famous performers who hit these categories.

Participants will have an opportunity to perform for Selena.  We want to see how you would perform a number of your choice for Selena to critique and finesse to get you to a place where they are being authentic and playing to your strengths.

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Turning Looks Without Burning the Bank

Guest Lecturer: Lucinda Miu

November 9, 2020

ALL INCLUSIVE: $199

LECTURE ONLY: $35

One of the most fun part of drag is putting together your own unique look! You don’t have to be a master seamstress to do this - all you need is a base garment and a lot of imagination. This program will teach you how to take a thrift store garment and turn it into a dragnificent costume worthy of the stage, runway, or Instagram. We'll explore all the outfits your drag character would wear, from lip syncing to drag pageants to photoshoots. With just a few easy alterations and some rhinestones, you can turn any outfit into eleganza extravaganza! 

Participants to come to the session with an outfit or a piece they found at the thrift store that they like and can imagine themselves performing in.

 

You will learn:

  • Planning and sketching the outfits 

  • Basic alterations like hemming or tightening the outfit by hand.

  • Adding embellishments such as rhinestones, fringe, or sequins 

Your Kit will contain the following:

  • A gift card to discount store

  • Sketching supplies

  • Glitter and other fabulous things!

In our All- Inclusive option, a drag bag containing all of the materials needed for you to fully participate in the class will be hand delivered to your home through contact-free delivery in a personalized Drag Bag. 

In the "Bring Your Own Drag" Option, your registration includes admission to the class.

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Crash Course in Comedy With Vicki Lix

Guest Lecturer: Vicki Lix

November 17, 2020

LECTURE ONLY: $35

Vicki Lix has been working in the business of comedy and making people laugh in drag since 2007. A graduate of the Canadian College of Performing Arts and Humber’s Comedy Writing and Performance Program, she has been marrying the world of drag and comedy on every stage and platform imaginable, including writing original one woman comedic shows to sold out audiences,  creating collaborative YouTube content, developing her own weekly podcast, to now writing for TV and Film. A trailblazer in the drag community, she builds her own doors to walk through to create opportunities when there may seem to be none. In this Master Class we will discuss how you are your own comedian, your own business, and ways to apply that to your point of view in drag. The class with consist of:

  •  How to get yourself started in comedy

  •  The process to discovering your comedic point of view

  • The different outlets to approach comedy

  • How to implement your comedic voice into your drag

  • Writing original material for yourself

 

Participants will take part in writing exercises to get their comedic juices flowing as well as take part in some interactive improv games with Vicki. Class is open for all ranges of experience, whether you’ve been a working comic or if this is your first time ever considering doing comedy. Everyone can be funny, and this class will help to make funny your business. Because drag is about having fun and laughing out loud!

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Hair Design with Calypso

Guest Lecturer: Calypso Cosmic

November 24, 2020

ALL INCLUSIVE: $199

LECTURE ONLY: $35

The only time teasing is allowed is when your doing it to a wig!  In this beginners class, guest Lecturer Calypso Cosmic will give a live wig styling tutorial covering basic professional techniques

designed to give a solid foundation of knowlege to grow skills from roller setting to the

importance.

In this class you will learn how to:

  • Sectioning rollers/ parting hair

  • Boil/ steam set, Bake/ blow dry

  • Take down rollers

  • Teasing, Smoothing, Finishing

Your Kit will contain the following:

  • Wig, wig block, clamps ;

  • Brushers, combs, rollers

  • Sponges

In our All- Inclusive option, a drag bag containing all of the materials needed for you to fully participate in the class will be hand delivered to your home through contact-free delivery in a personalized Drag Bag. 

In the "Bring Your Own Drag" Option, your registration includes admission to the class.

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