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Creating Your Own Work:
from Concept to Presentation

Do you have a BIG IDEA for a web series, film, or creative project, but have no idea how to make it a reality? This workshop teaches tangible ways to go from your BIG IDEA to a FINISHED PRODUCT. Put your career in your own hands by creating your own work.



"Super helpful! It was great learning tangible ways to make my project happen!"

"Really encouraging hearing this from someone who's made it happen. I left feeling inspired to do it myself!"

"I had no idea where to start and now I have a tangible list to get my web series in motion"

Other Workshops & Panels

Michael has spoken on numerous panels to discuss his expertise as a creator, Drag Queen, and multi-hyphenate. He also has experience consulting and speaking on panels for colleges and corporations, especially for their DEI initiatives.


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Michael Witkes (he/him) is an NYC-based multi-hyphenate; actor, writer, director, producer and Drag Queen (Pink Pancake). He is most known for his work creating, producing, and starring in the award winning series, Interested In. Seasons 1 and 2 were official selections at 12 film festivals, including Frameline. Season 2 was a recipient of a 2022 NYC Women’s Fund Grant and was nominated for a Queerties Award. The series has over 23 million views and 55K subscribers on YouTube. It's been featured in HuffPost, Queerty, NewNowNext, and Gayety, among others. Michael's short film, Boys Will, was a semifinalist in Diverse Voices, WeScreenplay, and Big Apple Film Festivals. As a Drag Queen, Michael performs all over the city as "Pink Pancake;" most notably with Susanne Bartsch. Pancake has won numerous drag competitions in NYC and was featured in Condé Nast Traveler’s “What We Pack Series.” As an actor, Michael has worked both regionally and off Broadway at Playwrights Horizons, Walnut Street Theater, The Hangar Theater, and more. SDCF Observer to Joe Calarco. BA in Theatre, Muhlenberg College. Hangar Theater Lab Director. Queen Mary, University of London.

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