A drag queen with Down's Syndrome lights up the stage

Scottish Ballet’s inaugural Safe To Be Me™ Festival inspires creative thinking and uses movement as a tool to explore intersectional topics. Scottish Ballet commissioned Emmy Award-nominated filmmaker Fx Goby to explore themes of pride and shame in six dance films, starring artists from various backgrounds.

In this kinetic profile, Fx Goby introduces us to Nikita Gold, a British drag queen with Down’s Syndrome who explains how performing on stage is the closest to feeling like their truest self—the diva they were born to be… continue reading on https://o6g7.app.link/roYRfSkaygb


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