It was supposed to be a week to showcase the fine arts at their school. Instead, students at a Wisconsin high school were treated to a song and dance number by their French teacher – dressed in drag.
Last week, teacher Matthew Kashdan strutted onto the Middleton High School’s auditorium stage celebrating Fine Arts Week dressed in a high-cut, blue sequined dress, red boots, and blond wig, lip-syncing and dancing to the song “Rain on Me” by Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande, Empower Wisconsin reported. It was a surprise to the assembled students, the outlet added.
Shannon Valladolid, the school district’s director of Information and Public Relations, reportedly acknowledged that all staff performances were reviewed by the high school’s teaching faculty.
She explained in an email to Empower Wisconsin that Fine Arts Week is an annual event at Middleton High School that allows students and staff to showcase their talents in music, art, dance, and theater.
The school had received one parent complaint about the performance, she said.
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