Created by the charismatic Taylor Wanstall—who performs under the stage name Tatianna Lee—Tokyo Closet Ball has humble beginnings. It started in 2014, performed almost exclusively to the bartenders of Roppongi’s Pink Cow. Since then, it has grown to be Tokyo’s premiere drag & cabaret event that offers a little bit of something for everyone.
Wanstall started the event because he was unable to find one of its kind to join after moving to Tokyo. In the process, he has built a huge community of his own. He says that the Closet Ball has become Tokyo’s leading provider of English-language gender-subversive entertainment. For him, as well as the attendees, it’s a night that celebrates voices in the local qu
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