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Night of the Living Femmes!


  • The Beaver 1192 Queen Street West Toronto, ON, M6J 1J6 Canada (map)
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All the terrifying details on how to enter and have fun below:

Heckin' Queer Presents: Night of the Living Femmes! 
A Community Competition for our Sidelined Spooky Siblings (also, everybody)

IT’S TIME TO TO SHOW US ALL YOUR TRICKS
FOR A SHOT AT SOME COLD HARD TREAT$$$

Heckin' Queer invites drag performers of all shapes, forms and identities to a 
HALLOWEEN DRAG COMPETITION

Judged by a panel of the finest Drag Witches [see below]!

GOT A MIX THAT’LL SCARE THE NEIGHBOURHOOD CHILDREN?
COME RATTLE YOUR BONES AROUND FOR US, EAT OUR HEARTS OUT!

We’re all monsters here.

HOW TO ENTER:

Please EMAIL [email protected] with the subject line: Living Femmes Application: [Your Stage Name]

Please ATTACH TO EMAIL: ONE PHOTO of your drag character (or any photo you like if ya don’t have one)

No need to write anything in the email! We will send you back a form to fill out.


DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: OCT 19th at MIDNIGHT 
DEADLINE FOR SONG/MIX SUBMISSION: OCT 21st at MIDNIGHT
||||| we love you all very much but there will be no exceptions! |||||

RULES:

ANY type of drag performance or performance adjacent art acts may apply
There are 16 SPOTS AVAILABLE
Priority spots will be given to performers from the QBIPoC community
Priority spots will be given to Trans (including non-binary) and AFAB competitors 
This is in an effort to prioritize space for the marginalized bodies of the drag community, not to exclude anyone. Everyone is welcome. 

LIST OF PRIZES:

FIRST PLACE:
Audience Cash Pot (75%)
Free Custom Outfit by Lucinda Miu
Free Custom Wig with Styling by Ash Ashlee Stewart

RUNNER-UP:
Cash Pot (25%)
Free Drag Mix by Kitty Creäture
Custom edited video by Mich Myers IG: @toronto.drag
Two Tickets to Bathhouse & Bodyworks provided by Adam Cowan

JUDGES:
Courtney Conquers
Aura Nova
Dottie Dangerfield

COSTUME CONTEST:
There with be an AUDIENCE COSTUME CONTEST run by the incomparable Tanner Wur-lucko aka Ugley Won
Find Tanner by 10:45PM to enter!

The LAST CALL for the Costume Contest will be at 10:45PM

COSTUME CONTEST PRIZES:
A Free Custom Illustration by Pluto Rose
A Bundle of Spooky LUSH Beauty Products provided by Monica Krawczyk

HOST: William Lavinia

DJ: Adam Cowan

PROJECTIONS & KEEPER OF TIP$: Łady Kunterpunt

STAGE KITTEN: Princyass O'Glitter

POSTER ART BY: Kitty Creäture

SCHEDULE:
10:45: Last Call for Costume Contest Participants 
11:00PM: Costume Contest
11:45PM: Competition Act 1
1AM: Competition Act 2
2:15AM: Final Judging and Prizes 
(SUBJECT TO BEING ON DQT: DRAG QUEEN STANDARD TIME)

DEETS:
MON OCT 22TH
10PM DOOR 
NO COVER 
THERE WILL BE AN AUDIENCE FUNDED CASH POT $$$ PRIZE 
BRING CA$H 

If you have an issues, concerns or call-ins please email [email protected] or send a PM to William Lavinia

The loyal and lovely staff of The Beaver are ALL SAFE FOLX TO BRING ANY CONCERNS TO

OPPRESSIVE BEHAVIOUR WILL NOT BE TOLERATED, stay cool, don’t ruin a good night
KEEP YOUR JUDGEMENTS AND LOOKISMS AT HOME THIS FLOOR IS FOR EVERYONE

ACCESSIBILITY:
-Unfortunately The Beaver is not accessible (one step at front door, four stairs leading to bathroom)
-Please message Heckin’ Queer or William Lavinia directly if there is any way we can make this event better for you or assist night of in anyway
-The Beaver has two single occupant gender neutral washrooms
-There are places to sit in the bar area and the patio, as well as a bench on the dance floor “

Earlier Event: October 21
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