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    Baby Drag Things: Youth Drag Workshop

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    BABY DRAG THINGS: Youth Drag Workshop

    Baby Drag Things: Youth Drag Workshop for 12-24 year olds.

    Calling all emerging Queens, Kings 'n Things. Learn the art of drag with YAAS! Youth worker and Drag King Carlee aka Tom Foolery and local Queen Diva D-Lish. Create a Drag character, play with costumes, makeup and perfect your lip syncing. Have a chance to perform in a safe space, surrounded by other Young People trying Drag for the first time.

    Get ready to SLAY!

    What is provided?

    - Lunch

    - Make up to play with

    - Costumes to borrow

    What to bring?

    - A water bottle and some morning tea

    - Any make up or costume items that you have at home (it's okay if you don't have any!)

    - Choose a song you'd like to lip sync to, and learn the words before the workshop!

    (This workshop is for ages 12-24 so please choose songs without explicit content. Everyone should feel safe and comfortable during the workshop.)

    FREE but must be registered to attend.

    About the artists:

    Carlee Heise (She/Her) wears many hats. She is a Youth Worker and Artist Facilitator by day, and a Drag King and performance maker by night. Carlee has performed in Drag for organisations such as Biconic, Heaps Gay, Queerspace Australia and Wear it Purple. Her acting and performance making credits include The Experts at Crack Theatre Festival and Sydney Fringe in 2019 as a part of Shopfront Arts Co-op’s Harness Ensemble, Return of Kings at Shopfront Arts Co-op for the ArtsLab: Uncanned 2019 season, Surf Seance by Rachel Kerry at Bondi Feast. In 2020 Carlee directed a revised season of Return of Kings at Old 505 in Newtown. Carlee has facilitated creative workshops for Young People aged 8-19 both at Shopfront Arts Co-op and now with Naughty Noodle Fun Haus on the Central Coast.

    Jack Williams: Naughty Noodles very own First Nations trans non-binary superstar Diva D-Lish has dazzled with a heart full of gold and a body full of glitter, a Singer, Dancer, Model and Circus artists who’s shared the big stage with some of Australia’s greats like Casey Donovan, Dami Im, Christine Anu and Jess Mauboy. 


    11 JAN – 24 FEB @ The Park House, Kibble Park, Gosford.

    It's a Gorgeous Gosford Summer Takeover as we park our virtual caravan at the Parkhouse in Kibble park for live music, workshops from Burlesque to crafty good stuff like felting and macrame! There is fun for all ages with School holiday action as well as all ages free community haircuts!

    Check out the full program here:

    Fully accessible venue

    We are a LGBTIQ Safe space and there is zero tolerance for anything less than acceptance of all people.


    • Youth worker if you want to have a chat and to make sure everyone has a safe and supported experience.
    • Trained First Aid & Mental Health First Aid
    • Strict rules ensuring all events are drug, smoke and alcohol-free.
    • Strict policies ensuring all volunteers and staff comply with child safety laws and checks.

    Supported by the Australian Government Department of Social Services

    Image by Clare Hawley from Shopfront Arts Co-op's Drag in the Daytime 2022

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