Tim Johnson, Assistant Director at Philadelphia's AIDS Fund, works a desk job by day. At night, however, he undergoes a transformation: becoming his drag queen alter ego, Stella D'Oro.
Tim Johnson unwinds from work by reading a book at his home in South Philadelphia on March 9, 2014.
Johnson shaves his face in preparation for his performance on March 9, 2014.
Johnson searches through racks of vintage and repurposed dresses in the basement of his home as he looks for an outfit to wear to a gig on March 9, 2014.
Johnson applies makeup in his kitchen on February 23, 2014.
Wigs are seen alongside empty liquor bottles in a dressing room reserved for one of Tim Johnson’s drag gigs on April 23, 2014.
Tim Johnson (left) and his friend, who goes by the drag name of Anita Manhattan, prepare for a drag brunch at Woody’s nightclub on February 16, 2014. A photograph of an old Hollywood star on the wall of the dressing room is reflected into Manhattan’s makeup mirror.
Johnson applies lipstick as he prepares for a gig at Woody’s nightclub on February 16, 2014.
Johnson admires his transformation into his drag queen alter-ego, Stella D’Oro, in his living room mirror on January 19, 2014.
Tim Johnson, dressed as Stella D’Oro, prepares to take the subway to a gig on February 23, 2014.
Tim Johnson, dressed as Stella D’Oro, takes the Broad Street Line subway to a drag gig on February 23, 2014.
Tim Johnson performs drag as Stella D’Oro at Woody’s nightclub on February 16, 2014.