May 06, 2013
Update - See Jinkx in “The Vaudevillians” on June 2
: "The Vaudevillians" by Kevin Harris. Photo by Courtesy of the artists..
: Jinkx Monsoon. Photo by Tim Harmon.
: Jinkx Monsoon, courtesy of 5th Avenue Musical Theatre. Photo by Ji Ji Lee.
: Jerick Hoffer in "Rent" at the 5th Avenue Musical Theatre. Photo by Mark Kitaoka.
Breaking news! Jinkx Monsoon will appear in two performances of The Vaudevillians on June 2 at the Cornish Playhouse at Seattle Center. Jinkx and Major Scales (Richard Andriessen [TH ‘10]) are headed to NY with the show in July, where they’ve nearly sold out 10 performances already.
Get your tickets now at Brown Paper Tickets.
Congratulations to Jinkx Monsoon, aka Jerick Hoffer (TH ‘10) for a stunning victory on RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 5.
If you didn’t follow the series, check out the episodes online.
Jinkx Monsoon is the alter ego of Jerick Hoffer, who graduated in 2010 with a degree in theatrical performance from Cornish College in Seattle. With 10 years experience on stage, Hoffer is a seasoned Portland-born entertainer who has captured the attention of his native Northwest region. As early as 2006, Hoffer appeared as the lead dancer in the world’s largest drag queen chorus line, which made the Guinness Book of World Records. By 2012, he had advanced to roles in Seattle theaters, playing Moritz in Spring Awakening (produced by Balagan Theatre) and Angel in Rent (produced by The 5th Avenue Theatre). Earlier this year, Hoffer played Hedwig in Hedwig and the Angry Inch (produced by Balagan Theatre and Seattle Theatre Group).
Learn more about Jinkx on her website.
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