MASQ

About This Project

Jim has been the Creative Director for MASQ since it’s inception in 2013 and also is one of the segment choreographers. This annual sold out masquerade event is a benefit for the The LGBT Center in New York City and is presented by The Center’s Young Leaders Council. MASQ has been featured in Advocate.com’s HOT SHEET listing their weekly top-ten LGBT entertainment and events. Past themes have included Burlesque, Circus, Brazil’s Carnival, and Vaudeville.

Credits

Creative Director/Segment Choreographer:
Jim Cooney

Venue:
The Diamond Horseshoe (2017)
The Bowery Hotel (2013-2016)

Costumes:
DW Withrow (2014-2017)
The NYC LGBT Center (2013-2014)

Sets:
Paul Tate DePoo III (2015-2016)
Clark Parkan (2014)

Lighting:
The Diamond Horseshoe (2017)
Benji Kayne (2014-2016)

Photos:
Jim Cooney and
The NYC LGBT Center