Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms2018-09-11T01:24:39+00:00


1.) Breeches/Trouser role
– a male dramatic role, often that of a youth, written for or customarily performed by a woman


2.) En Travesti
– dressed as a member of the opposite sex for a theatrical role or sometimes used as a disguise


3.) Male Impersonator
– a woman who dresses as a man and impersonates male characteristics for theatrical purposes


4) Drag King
– a person who creates a performance of masculinity for theatrical purposes using costume, make-up and gesture


5) Gender free
– an individual that performs gender from a non-binary perspective for theatrical purposes