Flare is an International drag king performer and producer with twenty plus years of experience. Highlights of their career: Headliner at the Austin International Drag Festival 2016; Saturday night headliner at Fierce: Queerlesque Festival in Pittsburgh 2015; Producer of “World Class Kings” for World Pride 2014 in Toronto; IDKE (International Drag King Community Extravaganza) steering committee member for ten years; Consultant on “The Great Big” the largest and longest running International drag king show in the world, Washington, DC.; Director and Co-Producer of the documentary “A Drag King Extravaganza” about the first ten years of IDKE distributed by Frameline Studios; and, One of the first drag kings to twirl a tassel (draglesque). Flare is known for twisting the gender norms by mixing drag and burlesque in provocative character based performances. Also known as Drag King Flare, Flarington King, and Buck Off.
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