Auditions are officially open August 16-31, 2021
MANILA ⸺ First ever drag reality series in the Philippines, Drag Den PH, announces their official media partnership with Asian streaming platform WeTV and hit mobile application TikTok, along with an open call for auditions for all Filipino drag artists, August 15, 2021.
Revealed early July of this year, Drag Den PH sets sail with international drag icon, Manila Luzon, as host.
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Drag Den PH gets extra quirky with their audition process: First, the show is all-inclusive, accepting both male and female drag artists from all backgrounds—something quite uncommon for drag reality shows, which are mostly just open to male drag artists. Having their take on the Pinoy version of camp, their audition announcement video references an old meme that went viral, “Lyn from Las Vegas”, with Manila Luzon as Lyn.
In partnership with TikTok, the show invites applicants to upload their videos on the app as part of the #DragDenPHAudition TikTok campaign. Entries are accepted from August 16-31, 2021, 11:59PM, Philippine Standard Time.
Auditionees must be at least 18 years of age, a Filipino citizen, and are living in the Philippines to qualify. Here is the basic audition mechanics from their Instagram post:
Create a drag transformation and/or talent/performance video. For a maximum of three (3) minutes, show us your best before-and-after drag transformation look. You may choose to include the actual transformation process, or even a talent or comedy performance — anything goes! — as long as you show us why you deserve to be part of #DragDenPH. Feel free to use any song you like.
Open your TikTok account and upload your video with a creative caption introducing yourself (drag name, where you’re from, fave quote, etc). Don’t forget to tag @dragdenph and @wetvphilippines. Use the hashtag #DragDenPHAudition.
Fill out this form: bit.ly/JoinDragDen
Wait for their call. Meanwhile, follow @dragdenph on their social media to get the latest first-hand updates.
Drag Den PH will be exclusively available on WeTV once it premieres. Premiere details are pending as of writing.
Words by Gab Torres