Afterglow Festival


Jill Pangallo

June 26th, 2014 by iridescent | Comments Off on Jill Pangallo

JILL PANGALLO is an artist best known for her funny and disturbing multimedia works that deal with identity and mass culture. She has performed and shown internationally at, on and in a multitude of galleries, theaters, clubs and screens. Born in Baltimore and raised in Southern California, Pangallo received a BFA in Communication Design from Parsons School […]

Nath Ann Carrera + Amber Martin (Witch Camp)

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NATH ANN CARRERA has had solo shows at La MaMa (“Death To The Patriarchal Rape Heads”), Joe’s Pub, Wild Project, and the Afterglow Festival (I Don’t Want To Throw Rice, I Want To Throw Rocks: The Early Southern Gothicism Of Dolly Parton), WITCH CAMP with Amber Martin, performs with Justin Vivian Bond, and has sung […]

Patrick Johnson

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PATRICK JOHNSON is thrilled to work with Quinn Cox and Stella Starsky again, having previously appeared in their “Yule Live” at Joe’s Pub. He has also recently been seen in Amber Martin and Nath Ann Carrera’s “Witch Camp” and at the 2013 Afterglow Festival in “Stoned Soul.” In New York City he has portrayed a […]

Drew Droege

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DREW DROEGE is best known for his online videos as Chloe Sevigny, which have been featured in The New York Times, NY Post, Entertainment Weekly, The Advocate, and OUT. His solo show, “Good Evening America”, about life as Chloe, premiered at Afterglow in 2011 (?).  He’s recently appeared on “Married”, “Drunk History”, “Chozen”, “Comedy Bang! […]


June 26th, 2014 by iridescent | Comments Off on Bitch

BITCH is a singer who plays electric violin, bass, ukulele and keytar.   She recently launched her new project, BEACH, which she describes as indie-electro rock fronted by her electric violin.  On stage, an Alligator triggers beats on what they call “the machine”   Together, they make hopeful, sometimes funny and poetically serious dance-y rock. Born Karen Mould, this artist started studying classical […]


June 26th, 2014 by iridescent | Comments Off on Fauxnique

FAUXNIQUE is the drag queen alter-ego of artist/choreographer/dancer Monique Jenkinson. Lauded for her ‘campy, intellectual juxtaposition of pop culture and high art’ and ‘rare personable flair for drama’ Fauxnique plays with artifice and authenticity and lives to question essentialist assumptions about gender, art and culture. Informed both by Jenkinson’s classical ballet training and a tradition […]

Frank DeCaro

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FRANK DeCARO has threatened to write a one-man show since Viking/Penguin published his groundbreaking memoir A Boy Named Phyllis eighteen years ago, but work always got in the way. For the last ten years, he has been heard every weekday morning across North America on his own live comedy talk program, The Frank DeCaro Show, […]

Our Lady J

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OUR LADY J is a singer/songwriter known for her visionary gospel stylings and powerhouse pianist skills. Since 2006, she has been delivering a new testament of post–religious gospel music to sold–out crowds around the world. In August of 2013, she released her first full–length studio album “Picture Of A Man” to rave reviews. Recently, OUT […]

Colin Self

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COLIN SELF is a transdiciplinary artist living in Brooklyn, NY. He attended The Evergreen State College and The SAIC, graduating in 2010 with his BFA in Performance and Video. He currently is working on his MFA at the Bard Milton-Avery Program. Colin has performed at MoCA Miami, PS1 MoMA, MCA Chicago, Suzanne Geiss Gallery, and […]

James Lecesne

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JAMES LECESNE (Playwright/Performer) has been telling stories for over twenty-five years and using story as the basis for social change. He is co-founder of THE TREVOR PROJECT, the only national crisis intervention and suicide prevention Lifeline for LGBT and Questioning youth, and he wrote the screenplay for the Academy Award winning short film, TREVOR, which […]