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Miyazaki Kiki Ball | PDXBall

  • Vitalidad Movement Arts Center 116 Southeast Yamhill Street Portland, OR, 97217 United States (map)

Never in my wildest dreams did I think ballroom culture and Miyazaki films could ever combine into one event! Herein lies the creative genius of those at the PDX Ballroom!

-- Facebook Event HERE -- Details below:

#PDXBall is BACK with the 🐲🔥Miyazaki Kiki Ball! LARGER SPACE‼️BIGGER KIKI‼️7 CATEGORIES BELOW‼️💥✨ —-$15 cash/card at the door—-

Hayao Miyazaki is a Japanese film director, producer, screenwriter, animator, author, and manga artist. A co-founder of Studio Ghibli, a film and animation studio, he has attained international acclaim as a masterful storyteller and as a maker of anime feature films, and is widely regarded as one of the greatest animation directors.

This kiki ball aims to further the pacific northwest’s knowledge of categories within the ball culture. Join us to experience, learn, and participate in this electrifying event! 

✨Vitalidad Movement Arts Center is an ADA Accessible space that provides Portland with a wide range of dance styles/classes✨

Commentator: Brandon Harrison

‼️‼️LSS AT 10:00PM SHARP‼️‼️

---🏆Trophies for every category🏆---
---No sign up's! Just show up and walk---

Runway: Howl’s Moving Castle
All-American Runway (OTA): Bring it like Turnip-Head!
European Runway (OTA): Bring it like the Wicked Witch of the Waste! 
--Trophies for All-American winner and European winner, battle for cash--

Face: The Secret World of Arrietty
(Bring it in RED with floral accents!)
Butch Queen Face (includes Transmen)
Femme Queen Face
Women’s Face
Emby Face (Gender neutral/Non-binary folx)
--Trophies for BQ, FQ, Women's, and Enby winner, battle for cash--

Sex Siren: My Neighbor Totoro
Woman's Sex Siren
Enby Sex Siren
Butch Queen Sex Siren
Femme Queen Sex Siren
--Trophies for BQ, FQ, Women's, and Enby winner, battle for cash--

Realness: Ponyo/Porco Rosso
Drag Realness: Bring it FISHY like Ponyo! 
Trans Man Realness: Bring it in a shade like Porco Rosso! 
Femme Queen: Bring it in white like Granmamare! 
--Trophies for Drag, Transman, FQ, battle for cash--

Vogue: Kiki’s Delivery Service
Virgin Vogue (OTA): Bring it in all black like Jiji! 
Femme Queen Vogue: Bring it purse first! 
Butch Queen Vogue (includes Transmen): Bring it like Tombo! 
Women’s Vogue: Bring it with a RED bow! 
Enby Vogue: Bring it like Ursula! (Gender neutral/Non-binary folx)
--Trophies for all, FQ, BQ, Women, & Enby battle for cash--

Hand Performance (OTA): Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
Bring it like Nausicaä in a blue glove! 
--Trophy and cash--

Bizarre (OTA): Spirited Away
Creatures and creatives to the front! Bring it over the top and blow us away with a look inspired by a character/creature from the Academy Award winning film Spirited Away.
--trophy and cash--

Earlier Event: March 20
Ladies Night 14.0 at R/West