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Showing up powerfully in a photoshoot #dancebreak drag king empowerment kings of joy kings of joy all-stars show ponies Sep 19, 2022

[From top L to R: Bobs Bulges, Max Mews the Ultimate Cat Daddy, Martin Van Tasmal, Randy Rootrat, Danica Lani, Chase Cocks, Hank E Panky, Dumblewhore, Cyber Prince.]

Have you ever done a photoshoot? Maybe you loved it, maybe you resisted it, maybe the very idea of it just freaks you...

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Behind the scenes - Show Ponies TV choreography diary media show ponies tv Jun 17, 2022

The Show Ponies effect: how dance can transform your life.

This video, made in the depths of lockdown with two other creative business people - Jason Knight, videographer of Loom Creative, and Tom Etherington, copywriter of Connect Content, caught the eye of producer, film, and documentary maker...

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Am I nervous or excited? drag king empowerment kings of joy lgbtqia+ performance queer show ponies the king coach Apr 11, 2022

To perform in front of a crowd can bring on a mix of emotions from terror and nerves to elation and exhilaration. Recently, our 6-year-old made her debut marching in Rainbow Families at Sydney's Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras. One morning, she remembered the squishy earplugs that have lived under...

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#FeministFridays podcast interview with Sarah Liberty block 13 human family kings of joy lgbtqia+ making a difference media queer queers of joy show ponies somatic coach the king coach yoga Feb 23, 2022

In this 30 minute episode of Feminist Fridays, Sarah Liberty interviews me about where I grew up and my early influences (hey Janet!). I talk about being an artist first and learning entrepreneurial skills later in life. We cover what started my dance career, what inspires me to get out of bed in...

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Menopause, Marriage & Motherhood podcast with Karen O'Connor block 13 gift to the world human family kings of joy lgbtqia+ media queer queers of joy show ponies somatic coach Dec 23, 2021

Karen O'Connor is one of those people who has an infectious smile and is a joy to be around.  Not only is she the host of the podcast Menopause, Marriage & Motherhood, but she also has an insatiable curiosity and cares deeply about people. She asked to interview me after hearing me share...

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Does fundraising make you a good person? choreography gift to the world making a difference show ponies Dec 15, 2021

When I was 16 I was chosen to be in the Miss Victoria Awards in my country town in North East Victoria, Australia. My role was to raise money for a disability organisation and to do some volunteer teacher's aide work with a student who had high needs. I enjoyed this volunteer role, but I was...

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Learning someone's choreography? Don't do this! choreography drag king kings of joy kings of joy all-stars show ponies the king coach Nov 24, 2021

I've been a dancer since I was 5 years old. There I was, standing outside the hall, peering in at all the other 5-year-old girls. I don't think I'd seen so many other girls my age in the one place at the one time. I was not going in there. So what happened? The teacher's aide promised me...

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5 reasons having a persona works on stage empowerment kings of joy kings of joy all-stars queer show ponies the king coach Nov 17, 2021

Many professional performers use the tool of a created persona to enhance their performance skills and elevate their presence on stage. Beyonce shares freely about the creation of her performance persona, Sascha Fierce. "Usually when I hear the crowd, when I put on my stilettos, the moment right...

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Lockdown fun online: Show Ponies shoutout on ABC Radio Sydney!
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Lockdown fun online: Show Ponies shoutout on ABC Radio Sydney! kings of joy kings of joy all-stars media show ponies Sep 14, 2021

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Costumes galore, sequins or binders, false eyelashes or beards, these are what friendships are made of. Beginning our Show Ponies and Kings of Joy All-Stars season from lockdown and rehearsing once a week online has become something to look forward to. Stepping into a Diva or...

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