Becca Blackwell

Becca Blackwell is a NYC based trans actor, performer and writer. Existing between genders, and preferring the pronoun “they,” Blackwell works collaboratively with playwrights and directors to expand our sense of personhood and the body through performance. Some of their collaborations have been with Young Jean Lee, Half Straddle, Jennifer Miller’s Circus Amok, Richard Maxwell,…

Jes Tom

Jes Tom (they/them) is an actor and weird queer stand up comic. Born & raised in San Francisco and now based in New York, Jes’s comedy gleefully provides the nonbinary queer Asian American radical cyborg perspective that everyone never knew they wanted. They have appeared in videos for NowThis, BuzzfeedNews, NBC News, and in the…

Ricardo Osmondo Francis

Ricardo Osmondo Francis was born September 8, 1976 in Houston, Texas. He attended the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts and graduated from the Visual Arts department in 1994, and the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, MD, where he received a BFA in 1998 in painting. He was also a founding…

Lorena Russi

Lorena Russi is a comedian-actor-videographer centaur whose experience ranges from 8 years in improv/sketch comedy to head writer for Spotify’s web series. She’s created digital content with the “Late Show w/ Stephen Colbert” and hosted Chipotle’s Snapchat channel. Burritos! Outside of comedy, Lorena is an ex-pro soccer player, currently playing for Nike’s NYC team, daydreaming…

DJ Tikka Masala

DJ Tikka has been a NYC nightclub fixture since 2004 and currently can be heard at Henrietta Hudson’s, or composing for Obie and Bessie award winning LAVA dance company. Also assorted parties that can range from a basement party in Bed Stuy, to the White House Diwali Party (2010). DJ-ing locally and internationally, her sets…

Crimson Kitty

Called the female-on-female drag pioneer by TimeOut, Miss Crimson Kitty is taking drag culture by storm one perfected lip-synch at a time! The drag daughter of Rebecca Glasscock of Rupaul’s Drag Race The Lost Season, they have created a haven for other queens at LADYQUEEN which is the world’s first all cis, non-binary & trans…

Jen DM

Los Angeles-based Jen DM is a DJ, event producer, and ½ of Hi Fashion (they performed at Everybooty 2016). Described as “…a force to be reckoned with” by The Advocate, Hi Fashion has received critical acclaim around the globe performing at festivals in the US, UK, and Europe, for having their music featured in a…

NIC Kay

  NIC Kay is trans disciplinary artist working with and through performance. Their work has been presented in Europe and the United States. NIC attended Professional Performing Artist School in (2007) and NYU Hemispheric Institute EMERGENYC (2009). NIC has been a Chances Dances – Marc Aguhar Memorial Grant (2015) and Movement Research Van Lier Fellow…

Mark Balahadia

  Well known on social media in Iraq and Saudi Arabia, Mark Balahadia is a NYC based dancer who performs folkloric dances of the Middle East and North Africa. He is most well known for his interpretation of Iraqi dance, incorporating hair work into his performances. Facebook Twitter Instagram