Diane Torr

Performance artist first appearing at Glasgay! in 2003

Diane Torr is a performance artist working in dance, drag king performance, installation, film and video. Over 30 years, Diane Torr developed her artistic career as an integral part of New York’s lively downtown art scene. During that time, Diane created over 35 original performance works, videos and installations, and her work was presented in downtown spaces such as Franklin Furnace, The Kitchen and also in New York clubs including The Mudd Club and Danceteria.

Diane has written a book about her work co-authored by Stephen Bottoms. Sex, Drag and Male Roles; Investigating Gender as Performance, was published by University of Michigan Press in October 2010.