Tag: drag

Express Yourself: Inside the Growing Relationship Between Dance and Drag

When Myles Thatcher, a choreographer and soloist with San Francisco Ballet, was a kid, he’d dip into the costume bin he shared with his sister and pull out the dresses. “It was something I incorporated into my self-expression growing up,” he recalls. His parents were supportive, but he remembers a moment around fifth or sixth […]

Express Yourself: Inside the Growing Relationship Between Dance and Drag

When Myles Thatcher, a choreographer and soloist with San Francisco Ballet, was a kid, he’d dip into the costume bin he shared with his sister and pull out the dresses. “It was something I incorporated into my self-expression growing up,” he recalls. His parents were supportive, but he remembers a moment around fifth or sixth […]

Choreographer's Confessional: Patrick McCollum's First Time Working in Heels

Choreographer Patrick McCollum says he’s accident-prone. So he hesitated a bit when Stephen Brackett, the director he’d loved working with on the off-Broadway musical The Lightning Thief, asked him to choreograph The Legend of Georgia McBride. It wasn’t the material that gave him pause—the author, Matthew Lopez, is an award-winning playwright, and the comedy centers […]