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The Art Of Drag – The Course – Spring 2023

The Art Of Drag – The Course – Spring 2023

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The Art Of Drag – The Course – Spring 2023

January 16 @ 7:00 pm - March 29 @ 10:00 pm GMT

The Art Of DragAt The Royal Vauxhall Tavern

Course Dates Spring 2023 Weekly Classes 7-9pm at the RVT 

16th January – Week 1
23rd January – Week 2
30th January – Week 3
6th February – Week 4
13th February – Week 5
20th February – Half Term Week Off 27th February – Week 6
6th March – Week 7
13th March – Week 8
20th March – Week 9
27th March – Week 10

29th March 2023
(Meet from 1pm for tech and prep – Show at 7pm-11.30pm)

From: Monday 16th January 2023 (10 weeks + Showcase)

Time: 7pm – 9pm (sometimes running a little later)
Our room is available from 6.30 so you can arrive a little early, catch up, be a bit social – but 7pm we get started properly.

Venue: Upstairs at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern 

Booking is essential:

£150 booking fee to save your space.

Course Costs: £350 Full Price (£300 concessions). Remaining fee to be paid direct. For payment plans/questions email

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Course Overview

Ready to release your inner Drag Queen, King or Queer? The Art Of Drag is back at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern running a ten week course.
The Art Of Drag is a performance focused on leading you through the process of creating your own solo routine – giving you the skills you need to develop a character, structure and choreograph a routine and then go on to launch yourself as a professional drag performer.

The course is seminar based for the first half looking at skills and development of all different types of drag performance. Then the second half is a practical rehearsal period developing your new, unique act for the showcase.

The course includes master classes on hosting, creating a character, alt performance, lip- sync and comedy – before going on to teach you about the business of cabaret. At the end of the course you will have the opportunity to launch your professional career as a drag performer with a showcase at Drag Graduation the world famous Royal Vauxhall Tavern.

Guest lecturers ensure you see the full range of what drag can be! Previous courses had guests including: Myra Dubois, Meth, Adam All, Ada Campe, Crystal Lubrikunt, Lolo Brow, Pi The Mime, Joe Black, Cosmic, Virgin Xtravaganza, Cookie Monstar and many more!

In addition to the course all graduates receive:

  • A filmed copy of their showcase
  • Live photography shots
  • Before and after portrait shots
  • A showcase to friends and family as well as cabaret producers, promoters and bookers to send you off into the drag world!

To book in for the course pay a deposit of £150.

Places are limited and assigned on a first comes, first served.

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January 16 @ 7:00 pm GMT
March 29 @ 10:00 pm GMT