Tell 44 Intimacy 500

TELL 44: Intimacy

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TELL 44: Intimacy
May 12, 2018 7:00 PM
May 12, 2018 9:30 PM
$10 suggested donation to benefit the performers and the Bureau. No one turned away for lack of funds.
OUT Professionals
April 23, 2018
Bureau of General Services—Queer Division
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208 West 13th Street, Room 210, New York, NY, 10011, United States
Tell 44 Intimacy 500


TELL is an evening of story telling from the mouths and minds of queers in NYC hosted by Drae Campbell at the Bureau of General Services—Queer Division since February 2014.

Intimacy is the theme for the 44th installment of TELL. Featuring Darlinda Just Darlinda, Mieke Dee, Sarah Fonseca, and Dylan Stephen Levers.

$10 suggested donation to support the Bureau and the performers. No one turned away for lack of funds.


Drae Campbell

Drae Campbell is a writer, actor, director, story teller, dancer, and nightlife emcee. Drae has been featured on Late Night with Conan O’Brien and on stages all over NYC. Drae’s directing work has appeared in Iceland, NYC, Budapest and in the San Francisco Fringe Festival. The short film Drae wrote and starred in with Rebecca Drysdale, YOU MOVE ME won the Audience Award for Outstanding Narrative Short at OUTFEST 2010 and has been shown in festivals globally. Drae won the grand prize at the first annual San Miguel De Allende Storytelling Festival in Mexico. She once reigned as Miss LEZ and also got dubbed “the next lezzie comedian on the block” by for her comedic stylings on the interwebs. Campbell hosts and curates a monthly queer storytelling show called TELL at BGSQD. Check her out online!




The Village Voice calls DARLINDA JUST DARLINDA a “Mastermind of Bizarre Extravaganza” and she has been working as a Burlesque Performer Performance Artist and Producer since 2004 locally (NYC) and internationally (Australia, China, Finland, Germany, France, England, Canada, and most of the USA including Alaska!) Darlinda is one half of the Burlesque duo The Schlep Sisters, co producing such shows as The 11th Annual Menorah Horah and The Burning Bush vs. The Second Coming. Darlinda has produced shows, The New York Times calls “shockingly explicit.” Darlinda has also performed Off Broadway and on television; she performed with Taylor Mac in The Lily’s Revenge (Obie), The 29th Annual Roots of American Music Festival at Lincoln Center,Celebrate Brooklyn and 24 Decades of Popular Music (Obie). She can be found on television, in HBO’s Boardwalk Empire, Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs Maisel and The Other F Word Series. She’s lectured for Yale’s infamous Sex Week. She’s made performance art with her year long “life as art” projects Year in Dance and Year in Rainbow and is co-founder of LadyBox Theater currently creating Untitled Rainbow Project. Darlinda is a current faculty member at the New York School of Burlesque and also teaches internationally. The Sundance Channel made Darlinda a “Top 10 Badass Burlesque Babe,” she was voted in the Top 50 International Burlesque Industry Figures of 2011-2014! Darlinda is the recipient of the Golden Pastie Award for The Most Innovative and Creative and The first ever Brooklyn Nightlife Award Winner for Best Burlesque!  USA Today says “It’s hard to top Darlinda.”



Mieke Dee

Mieke Dee


Sarah Fonseca pic

Sarah Fonseca is a publicly-educated writer who lives in New York City via the Georgia foothills. Her essays, criticism, filthy ideas, and their overlapping iterations have appeared in Best Lesbian Erotica 2018, The Lambda Literary Review, Math Magazine, Posture Magazine, and Slate. She’s currently working on a series of essays on women and strength pursuits.


Dylan Levers_TELL

Dylan Stephen Levers is an NYC-based filmmaker. His film “this is a film about Tom and Maddy.” was a Vimeo staff pick and can be seen on Short of the Week and Short shorts, his collection of minute-long films, can be seen at