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Herdmanston Lodge Hotel, Georgetown, Guyana | Feb. 17 & 18, 2024

a partnership between Pride Toronto, SASOD Guyana, and Drag Academy

Immerse Yourself in Glamour
Guyana Drag Retreat by Drag Academy

Prepare for an extraordinary journey into the captivating world of drag at the Guyana Drag Retreat, hosted by Drag Academy in the heart of Georgetown. Join us on February 17th and 18th from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM for two days filled with glamour, creativity, and self-discovery.

Featured Artist

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Devine Darlin

The Artistry Unveiled

Delve into the intricate artistry of drag as our seasoned instructors guide you through the transformative journey. From the delicate strokes of makeup brushes to the meticulous crafting of costumes, discover the secrets that lie behind the creation of show-stopping drag personas.

Skill Mastery

Whether you're stepping into the spotlight for the first time or a seasoned performer seeking to refine your craft, the Guyana Drag Retreat offers a hands-on experience to elevate your skills. Receive personalized feedback and insider tips to enhance your stage presence and leave a lasting impression.


A Tapestry of Community

Immerse yourself in a vibrant community of like-minded individuals who share your passion for drag. Connect, collaborate, and forge bonds that extend beyond the retreat. This is more than an event; it's a celebration of diversity and self-expression.

Unleash Your Radiance

Beyond the makeup and costumes, the retreat is a journey of self-discovery. Embrace your uniqueness, refine your style, and leave with the confidence to unleash your inner star on any stage.



DAY 1: Saturday, February 17

  • Unveiling the Art of Foundation & Contouring

  • The Art of Eyeshadow Alchemy

  • Crafting Bold & Define Lips


  • Registration for the retreat

  • Welcome Brunch

  • Workshops and Seminars

  • Cultural experiences

  • Networking Opportunities

DAY 2: Saturday, February 18

  • Transformative Wig Styling 

  • Feminine Illusion: Intro to Body Shaping

  • The Basics of Drag Performance


  • Make-Up and Supplies

  • Accommodations & Travel

  • Insurance

  • Meals and activities not mentioned

  • Gratuities


Embark on this enchanting adventure by securing your spot at the Guyana Drag Retreat. Spaces are limited, ensuring an intimate and transformative experience for all participants.

Let the spotlight find you as you take center stage in the glamorous world of drag. Join Drag Academy for an unforgettable retreat where creativity knows no bounds, and your inner star shines brighter than ever before.



At the Drag Academy Drag Retreat, we are committed to fostering inclusivity and supporting the diverse talents within the drag community. We are excited to announce our scholarship program, offering up to 100% financial assistance to drag artists facing economic challenges. With a special emphasis on empowering artists from the Caribbean Region, our scholarships cover event registration, providing access to invaluable networking opportunities, and a delightful welcome brunch. We believe in the transformative power of drag, and through these scholarships, we aim to create a platform that celebrates and uplifts the vibrant voices of drag artists, ensuring that financial barriers do not hinder their ability to shine on the Drag Academy stage.

Scholarship Application

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