Monday, June 22, 2020
6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
The Arts of Ballroom | The Art of Walking Runway
Celebrating Westchester Pride with NY’s Legendary House of Comme des Garçons
Pose. Pivot. Personality. Join us for a virtual workshop in the art of runway walking, featuring Mermaid Garçon & Milan Garçon ‘MnM’ of the Legendary House of Comme des Garçons. A Q&A with ‘MnM’ will follow the workshop. The program will be moderated by troizel d.l. carr, performance artist and Ph.D. Candidate in Performance Studies at NYU.
This program is FREE and will be live-streamed on ArtsWestchester’s FACEBOOK page.
Those interested in “meeting” and engaging with the artists, please register for the program through the ZOOM link provided here.
Mermaid Garçon and Milan Garçon
Mermaid Garçon and Milan Garçon (Eddie Jarel Jonesx) are award-winning ballroom runway artists with the Legendary House of Comme Des Garçons. THE HOUSE OF COMME DES GARCONS is a ballroom organization founded on the principles of fraternity, education, advocacy, and professional growth. The house encourages its members to be progressive women, men and transgendered adults. Opened in 2008, the house of Garçons has become a thriving family with a strong track record of grand prize wins in domestic and international ballroom competitions.
The Folk Arts program receives support from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency with support from Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
Event Location and Ticket Information
Date: Monday, June 22, 2020
Times: 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm