About the Collective

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Switch n' Play shot by Mettie Ostrowski

Switch n' Play (SNP) is a Brooklyn drag collective established in 2006. Queer in every sense of the word, Switch n' Play spans the gender spectrum in life and on stage. The collective's impressive roster of artists includes Divina GranSparkle, K.James, Miss Malice, Nyx Nocturne, the Illustrious Pearl, Vigor Mortis, and Zoe Ziegfeld. Switch n' Play produced shows twice a month at Branded Saloon in Prospect Heights from 2014-2020, in addition to mounting large-scale productions at National Sawdust in Williamsburg in 2018-2020. The collective currently produces regularly at Littlefield in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Switch n' Play won "Best Burlesque Show" at the Brooklyn Nightlife Awards in 2017, 2018, and 2019, and has also been recognized in the "Best Drag Show" and "Hall of Fame" categories. The collective has been invited to perform at Lincoln Center, Sasha Velour's NightGowns, Bushwig, the New York Public Library, the Brooklyn Academy of Music, and the Brooklyn Museum.

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Switch n' Play in feature documentary "A Night at Switch n' Play"

Switch n' Play is also the subject of an award-winning 2019 feature documentary film, "A Night at Switch n' Play," directed by Cody Stickles and produced by Chelsea Moore. The film's world premiere took place on June 1st at the Inside-Out Festival in Toronto, Canada.