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CRITICAL MASCARA SEPT 13th

DO YOU WANT TO COMPETE IN CRITICAL MASCARA!?

DO YOU WANT TO WIN 666$ and the adoration of an international audience?

DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE WHO WANTS TO WALK? Share this an tell em!

Are you and artist but not a queen? Do you want to expand your vision? All bodies shapes and sizes welcome.

DO YOU WANNA WALK DOWN OUR RUNWAY? IF SO READ BELOW!

Critical Mascara is a “post-realness” drag ball. It is part competition, part dance party and queer spectacle structured and inspired by the NYC and East Coast drag scene of the 80’s ala “Paris Is Burning”. Infused with the creative contemporary spirit of the Pacific Northwest and recent surge of queer improvisational dance and a dash of RuPaul’s drag race fervor, Critical Mascara is a borderland and potential space for staged Utopia and fierce glamour!

We suggest you gather some friends and start thinking about your looks and come as a team or "house". Its more fun if you fall into the fantasy together. What theme calls out to you? What do you wanna bring?

All contestants compete as individuals. 

There will be a limited number of day of spots available.

Critical Mascara values daring conceptual risks, creativity alive in your body, and the courage to show your ferocious nature live on stage! Our panel of guest judges will be scoring you based on CREATIVITY, CONCEPT, ENERGY ON STAGE, and OVERALL LOOK. But, don’t be daunted babies, you too could win!

CATEGORIES ARE:

FIERCE 1st Time at a Ball (What is FIERCE to you? Take the chance and show us! For the beginners and beyond!)

SHAPESHIFTER FANTASY (Queer Creature, Conceptual Body Paint, Head to Toe Transformations, Costume!)

NEXT LEVEL FEMME (For the QUEENS and FEMMES who want that spotlight. You best be SICKENING)

DANCE/SWEAT/VOGUE (a dance off, a prance off, you’d better work)

PLEASE email Criticalmascara@gmail.com with your name, age, and chosen category.  If you pre-register by Sept 11th entry is free