Pageant. Day Three. It Takes a Village

20131010-213249.jpg

Pageant. Day three. Team Wong; It Takes a Village.

It would be extremely hard for me to explain what a Miss Gay America pageant is like to someone who has never seen one. The intensity is amazing, especially when someone is truly here to take home the crown. Team Wong consists of five dancers, a makeup artist, a producer, a prop guy (not pictured), a personal assistant, a costume manager, a pair of the world’s most supportive parents. And me.
Today was filled with sound checks and rehearsals. I was blown away by Sally Sparkles, the current Miss Gay America, who choreographed a number with 52 performers in less than an hour. These people are pros.
Now I am supposed to be sleeping because Arnold’s talent will happen at 1 AM. But, as you can see, I am wide awake.
Everyone here is totally cranked up. All day, everyday, for a week, activity is buzzing. These people aren’t here to play. This is dead serous.
And so, Team Wong moves forward. Don’t let the glitter and rhinestones
fool you – Suzy is a force of nature. Eyes on the prize.
POSTSCRIPT. I did get a nap. Then two cups of coffee with dinner. Full speed ahead.

20131010-213318.jpg

20131010-213331.jpg

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s