There will be 20+ panels at RuPaul’s DragCon on Saturday alone! Find out which panels you want to put on your AllCal calendar so you don’t miss a thing. And get your tickets at www.rupaulsdragcon.com!
For children of all ages! Alyssa Edwards is not only a drag superstar, she’s the owner and director of the Beyond Belief Dance Studio. Alyssa will combine her drag and dance expertise to teach a master class. Guest will include her young and talented students from the Mesquite, Texas- based studio.
Can ladykins be drag queens too? That question and more will be answered as our panelist discuss their not-so-secret lives in drag. Panelist: Deven Green, Holestar, and Nadya Ginsburg moderated by Michelle Visage
Are you a Rose, Blanche, Dorothy or Sophia? Join the author of Golden Girls Forever: An Unauthorized Look Behind the Lanai, Jim Colucci and a star studded panel of super fans as they discuss everyone’s favorite squirrelfriends. Panelist: Alaska 5000, Madame La Queer, Pandora Boxx, Stacey Layne Matthews Moderated by author Jim Colucci
These unstoppable queens share how they’ve navigated lives ups and downs to end up on top. Bottoms up! Mrs.Kasha Davis, Phi Phi O’Hara, Tempest DuJour, moderated by Todrick Hall
Time passes but their musical legacy lives on. Bow down to our panel of pop sensations. Panelist : Debbie Gibson, Michelle Visage, Siedah Garrett, moderated by Keith Caulfield Billboard Magazine
Join our expert panel as they discuss the ever changing role of gender in comic books. Chris Riley (Geek Pride Entertainment), Diego Gomez aka Trangela Lansbury (SF Weekly, Glamazonia, Alphabet), Mama Tits (Mama Tits Saves the World), Tara Madison Avery (Alphabet, Anything That Loves, Dirtheads), Terry Blas (Legend of Bold Riley, Adventure Time) , moderated by Mike Ciriaco (Hype, LA Weekly, Frontiers) Presented by Prism Comics.
Two kingdom’s collide, when New York’s Murray Hill and LA’s Landon Cider come together to discuss the art of being a Drag King.
Strap on your stilettos and learn how to stomp the runway with queens of the catwalk: Panelist: Milk, Naomi Smalls, Violet Chachki, plus Miss Lawrence and BCalla. Moderated by Ashley Nell Tipton (Project Runway)
Our panelist will discuss why drag is still punk, how it challenges the norm, and encourages others to do whatever the hell they want to do. Alaska, Alice Bag, Boulet Brothers, and Henry Rollins. Moderated by Lyndsey Parker of Yahoo music.
The bigger the hair, the closer to YAS GAWD! Acid Betty, Courtney Act, celebrity hairstylist Larry Sims, Tony Medina of His Vintage Touch, and Vanity share their salon SHEcrets for building wondrous wigs of art. Moderated by BobbiePinz
Club-kid-turned-best-selling-author James St. James is spilling the tea with producers Bryan Rabin and Jeffrey Coulter on how his gutsy and hilarious YA book Freak Show is being turned into a big-time Hollywood movie produced by Drew Barrymore’s Flower Films and Maven Pictures. It’s attracted cinema greats Bette Midler, Laverne Cox, Abigail Breslin, AnnaSophia Robb, Ian Nelson, Alex Lawther, and tennis legend John McEnroe to star in the film directed by Maven Pictures’ Trudie Styler. If that’s not enough, 3 time academy award winning Costume Designer Colleen Atwood and legendary cinematographer Dante Spinotti are attached to the project as well, that’s currently in post production. Gather all your monsters, because this is one panel you won’t wanna miss!
YOU could be a lucky contestant in the GAYme Show by the naughty activist nuns! Hear hilarious answers to real questions about LGBT & Drag history with a panel of DragNuns from across North America. Kitchy prizes you will treasure forever, feathers, glitter, penis rosaries and more!
Join us for a sneak peek at GSN’s special episode of the hit TV show, “Skin Wars,” where many of your all-time favorite queens were bodypainted head-to-toe by some of the most talented artists in the country for a “Miss Skin Wars” beauty pageant! Skin Wars airs on GSN, Wednesdays at 10pm. Panelists include Alyssa Edwards, Laganja Estranja, Milk, Yara & Skin Wars judge Robin Slonina and bodypainting artist Michael Mejia. Moderated by Skin Wars Executive Producer Michael Levitt.
Move over Kardashians, we’ve got the original contouring experts to share the latest tricks of the trade, and how to paint your face to perfection! Panelists: Kim Chi, Miss Fame, Trinity K Bonet, moderated by Joseph Harwood
If you remember the ’90s drag scene in New York City, you probably weren’t there. Iconic NYC drag queens and legends – Constance Cooper, Linda Simpson, Sherry Vine and Michael Schmidt- dish about the past, present and future of “Drag and the City.” Moderated by the original-club-kid-turned-best-selling-author, James St James
New York’s drag rebels teach us the herstory of Bushwig, a celebration of queer drag and music thriving in Brooklyn. Horrorchata, Merrie Cherry, Thorgy Thor, moderated by The Huffington Post Deputy Editor of Queer Voices JamesMichael Nichols.
The legendary Wil Wheaton joins RDR Season 7 superstar Ginger Minj for a panel you won’t want to miss. These two troublemakers will make you laugh, gag, and may even have a few surprises up their sleeves. We can’t wait to see what these two get into!
In the know and on the go, Linda Simpson shares her electrifying project, The Drag Explosion, including priceless images and commentary from the legendary New York City club scene of the late 1980s.
Wanna see your favorite comic books come out of the closet? This panel illustrates the cosmic world of Cosplay with costume chameleons – Chad Michaels, Dax Exclamation Point, Phi Phi O’Hara, moderated by Terry Blas
Forget diamonds, duct tape is a queen’s best friend! Tucking is one of the ultimate tricks of the trade. Find out how the dolls position and secure the family jewels to become snatched for the gods with Cynthia Lee Fontaine, Naysha Lopez and Yara Sofia