Tor-Mentor Episode – #8 Luis Xtravaganza – Madonna’s Vogue Star & Mentor


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LADIES & GENTLEMEN! THE WAIT IS OVER! LUIS XTRAVAGANZA IS IN THE BUILDING! MADONNA BEWARE! Luis xtravaganza is forever engraved in the history of pop culture. He was a rising star in the New York City underground ballroom scene in the 80's. The world of... THE BALL! ... Think Pose, Think Paris Is Burning! House of Extravaganza was THEE HOUSE!!! Enter Luis Xtravaganza..and then...ENTER MADONNA! Looking for her opportunity to capitalize on the latest and greatest dance craze!...V O G U E ! The rest is as they say.... HISTORY.......... To be a mentor is to have the wisdom and the compassion to teach the student with such care, that they surpass you. I have always aspired to mentor those that I am in a position to inspire. However, being from Brooklyn New York and being Puerto Rican, Peruvian, Black and Indian makes for a Smart ass, Sassy Mentor. The delivery of information is, shall we say, NOT sugar coated. Tor-mentor is a universally diverse podcast, that addresses all topics from pop culture, to politics, to science, to history and beyond. WAY BEYOND! It's listeners fuel Tor-mentor. We take their reactions and suggestions seriously. Hence each episode is it unique in its own right. Allen Hidalgo is an Actor, Host, Director, Political Activist and Humanitarian. He was born and raised in Brooklyn New York. Allen has starred on Broadway, in Movies, on Television, Nationally and Internationally. He was actually raised within the engine of a movement that literally changed the course of politics forever “If you are not part of the solution, then you are part of the problem.” - Allen Hidalgo Luis Xtravaganza: Luis Xtravaganza Dance Classes: Instagram: @1luisxtrava Twitter: @1LuisXtrava Tee Rico (For Puerto Rico): Tee Rico Project Nunway: Sisters Of Perpetual Indulgance LA IMDB: Luis Camacho Best In Drag Show: BIDS Undergound New York City Culture: NYC Balls Alliance For Housing and Healing: AHH Tor-Mentor: Instagram: Tormentorshow Twitter: @tormentorshow Facebook: Tor-Mentor

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