Gay Project

Course Outline:

Dreamed about creating a drag persona or are you looking enhance your existing drag character and develop your drag skills? This programme is ideal for all drag enthusiasts. The 10 week programme will cover various topics aimed at helping you expand your drag knowledge facilitated by the fabulous Queen Mia Gold with weekly specialist guest tutors. It aims to equip the learner with all the relevant skills needed to develop and bring to life their dream drag persona.


Programme Aims:

This programme aims to enhance Cork’s continued history and contribution to the art of drag in Ireland. It seeks to promote the vibrant culture of drag and support the ongoing evolution of drag in Ireland. Participants will learn valuable life skills, build their self-confidence and personal development growth.


Enrolment Criteria:

Applicants must be 18+ years old to enrol.


This programme has no formal assessment criteria. However, participants will work towards performing in the End of Term Performance Night show.

Programme Facilitator:

Queen Mia Gold (Bruno Oliveira)


Certificate of participation upon completion.


Tuition Fee: €5 to be paid on night one.


Start Date: 5th May 2022

End Date: 7th July 2022

Full Schedule and Times – Click Here.

ENROLMENT DEADLINE: Friday 15th April 2022 – 5:30pm

Course Content:

W1: The Drag Herstory of Cork & Ireland – Konrad Im
W2: Acting & Comedy Tutorials – Angela Newman
W3: Make-Up for Drag Theory – Liam Bee (Liam Kelleher)
W4: Hair for Drag Demo & Tutorials – Letycha Le’Synn (Aaron Nation)
W5: Drag Outfit Styling, Introduction to Sewing – Joan Hickson
W6: Drag Persona/Character Development – TBC
W7: Choreography and Movement for Drag – Phil O’Callaghan
W8: Lip-Sync and Hosting Tutorials – Candy Warhol (Evin Dennehy)
W9: Rehearsal Week
W10: Drag-uation and End of Term Performance Night