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Tuesday, March 26, 2024 6:30pm to 8pm

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Welcome to the Office for the Arts and Common Spaces Drag 101 Workshop, where creativity, expression and confidence converge! This event is an inclusive space where students can explore the captivating world of drag performance, learn essential techniques and embrace the art of self-expression. You will learn:

  • Drag Persona Development: Unleash your imagination and create your own drag persona. Whether you're experimenting with makeup, fashion or persona names, this segment will guide you through the process of crafting a unique character that reflects your inner self.
  • Makeup and Styling: Learn the transformative power of makeup and styling techniques from a professional drag performer. From contouring to creating dramatic eye looks, discover how to elevate your features and express your personality through makeup artistry.
  • Performance Skills: Step into the spotlight and unleash your inner diva! This performance segment will cover stage presence, movement, lip-syncing and other essential skills to captivate your audience and command the stage with confidence.
  • Q&A Session: Have burning questions about drag culture, performance tips or navigating the drag community? An experienced queen will answer inquiries and provide valuable insights.

Drag 101 is hosted by drag queen and performing artist Lilly Rose Valore (she/her).

Who Can Attend?
This workshop is open to participants in the ARTS FIRST Drag Show or any Harvard affiliate (students, staff, affiliates) curious about drag culture, regardless of gender identity or experience level. Whether you're a seasoned performer or just starting to explore the world of drag, this event welcomes everyone with open arms.

Register for this workshop online. Deadline to register: Monday, March 25, 12pm. 

This workshop prioritizes a safe and supportive environment for all participants. Discrimination, harassment or any form of intolerance will not be tolerated.
Participants are encouraged to come with an open mind, ready to learn and celebrate diversity in all its forms. Time to unleash your inner queen or king! 

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