Julie Atlas Muz’s Rite of Spring, Jon Benet Ramsay version at DTW 2004
Adrienne Truscott and the Wau Wau Sisters
Split Britches – Peggy Shaw and Lois Weaver
John Waters and his use of saturated/garish colors and people
Choreographers/makers I’ve worked with (luckily I’ve been able to work/for/with a lot of my inspirations) – Karinne Keithley, John Jasperse, Jennifer Monson, Ivy Baldwin, Faye Driscoll, Katie Workum, Young Jean Lee.
Feminist Artists – Le Tigre, Judy Chicago, Miriam Schapiro, Karen Finley
Kitsch N*Sync, my Drag King band with Isabel Lewis, Ann Liv Young, Gina Tai, Ashlea Hitchcock
asubtout, my dance band with Eleanor Hullihan
Donna Faye Burchfield – my professor for undergrad at Hollins University
Rita Bobby who runs Downtown Yarns, and has consistently created a real, living, community space for creation in the East Village for over 10 years.
Rupaul’s Drag Race
Theater and Dance community in Austin growing up
Katy Pyle and the Ballez Company’s The Firebird, a Ballez runs May 16-18, 2013