Vogue Fem 101 with Chi Chi Mizrahi

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When

Saturday
August 12, 2017
2 pm

 

Where

Diss Torsion Studio
372, rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest, room 124
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Cost

Advance ticket: $25
Drop in: $30
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Vogue Fem 101 with Chi Chi Mizrahi

Co-presented by Gerard X Reyes / Artist

Montréal is ready to vogue like a fem queen! Learn how to connect with your ballroom alter ego. The legendary Chi Chi will teach you how to tap into your feminine energy and soft fluidity through the 5 elements – hands, catwalk, spins + dips, duckwalk and floor performance. Grace. Confidence. Drama. All in one workshop. All people and all levels from beginners to masters are welcome.

CHI CHI MIZRAHI

Francisco Gonzalez Jr., better known as “Mother Chi Chi Unbothered Mizrahi” is a stakeholder and community advocate for the House and Ballroom community. He has been an active member of the Kiki scene and Ballroom scene for over 10 years. Entering the HIV Prevention Field at the age of 19, his work advocating for youth affected by HIV has provided him with many opportunities such as appearing in an Adidas campaign, Paper Magazine’s “Night Life” issue, the AMFAR Gala opening act, and as a principal dancer in Icona Pops’ “All Night” music video. He travels around the world introducing the House and Ballroom culture to the LGBTQ community.

After getting his professional start as a community health specialist at FACES NY Inc, he is currently a Program Coordinator for Mount Sinai Beth Israel’s Peter Krueger Clinic located in Manhattan. Chi Chi’s work for the House and Ballroom community, the Kiki Scene and his dedication to youth hasn’t gone unnoticed. He is the Founding Mother and creator of the House of Unbothered-Cartier and Empress of the Legendary House of Mizrahi.

He is looked at as a mentor to many in the Ballroom Community. Chi Chi’s ballroom category is Vogue Fem and his Kiki scene category is Runway. He has dominated the Voguing category from state to state, as one of the most popular voguers. His playful personality, endless love, and nurturing ways are a representation of how he keeps the youth of his community safe. His personal motto: “Live In Your Truth”.

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