Sign In. Edit Pose —. Blanca Rodriguez 19 episodes, Dominique Jackson Elektra Abundance 19 episodes, Indya Moore Angel 19 episodes, Angel Bismark Curiel Lil Papi 19 episodes, Billy Porter Pray Tell 18 episodes, Ryan Jamaal Swain
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Featured characters are dancers and models who compete for trophies and recognition in this underground culture, and who support one another in a network of chosen families known as Houses. In , Porter was awarded the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series - the first openly gay black man to be nominated for and win in an Emmy lead acting category. The series was nominated for Outstanding Drama Series at the same ceremony. The second season premiered on June 11, to further acclaim. Also in June, FX renewed the series for a third season. Pose season 1 is set in —88 and looks at "the juxtaposition of several segments of life and society in New York ": the African-American and Latino ball culture world, the downtown social and literary scene, and the rise of the yuppie Trump milieu. The second season begins in With the release of songs by Madonna , Malcolm McLaren , and others, some aspects of the ballroom dance styles begin to go mainstream, and members of the community find new opportunities as dancers and dance teachers.
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Skip navigation! Story from TV Shows. Pose , out June 3 on FX , defies all those expectations. The series, set in the drag ball scene of New York, has broken the record for the h ighest number of trans actors in series regular roles. All five trans actors will be playing trans characters. With Pose , Murphy has carved a space in the TV landscape for trans actors and queer actors of color. That was more exciting to me, to be blunt — to make stars and create opportunities. Pose isn't just a delightfully entertaining show I rewatch scenes regularly. It's an important one.
Ryan Murphy's new FX drama Pose will go down in television history for assembling the largest cast of transgender actors ever to appear as series regulars on a scripted show. Set in New York City during the s, Pose follows its characters as they navigate through the city's various different social scenes, but primarily focuses on the metropolis's ball culture and the relationship between ball houses Abundance and Evangelista. With trans activist and author Janet Mock working on the show as a writer-producer and Our Lady J whose past credits include Transparent also working behind the scenes, the show authentically portrays the story of its characters. And with all that said, here's a bit more about the five trans actors making television history on Pose every Sunday. Indya, who stars as a sex worker and ballgoer Angel, is a year-old model from New York.