Wednesday, June 24, 2020
6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
The Arts of Ballroom | The Art of Walking Face
Celebrating Westchester Pride with NY’s Legendary House of Comme des Garçons
Join us for a workshop on the elements of face and learn what it takes to be legendary. DC House Mother Angel Rose Garçon and Legendary Emery Garçon will discuss how they started walking face and their experience walking balls across the country. A Q&A with the artists will follow the program. 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.
DC Mother Angel Rose Garçon and Legendary Emery Garçon
DC Mother Angel Rose Garçon and Legendary Emery Garçon are award-winning ballroom 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: Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Times: 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm