OUR FACULTY

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Amanda Prior
Faculty of Arts & Design

I am a Toronto wig stylist, hippy, internet troll and a bearded & browless ballroom queen.

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Anne Alien
Faculty of Arts & Design

Anne Alien is a shape-shifting spore, from the dark and distant depths of outer space, who crash-landed in one of Earth's most luscious and ancient forests. This metamorph spends its time analyzing and mimicking a wide array of creatures and beings, hellbent on spreading its seeds to all walks of life across the planet. You will NEVER see annealien looking basic or regular, and their performances follow in suit. 

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Aurora Matrix
Faculty of Arts & Design

Pop princess and dancing diva, Aurora Matrix is the Aries Fire of the Toronto drag scene. Though she has only been doing drag since 2019, this baby queen stands out among the crowd with her bold makeup and electrifying dance numbers. Aurora’s drag is heavily influenced by her Chinese culture and strives to be a role model for queer Asian youth. Serving plenty of turns, drops, and stunts, you can always expect a full theatrical production from Aurora Matrix!

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Dianna DiNobel
Faculty of Arts & Design

 Dianna DiNoble is the owner and designer of Starkers Corsetry. She has been creating and expertly fitting corsets for clients. Worldwide since 1992 from Toronto Ontario. Dianna’s expertise is in the perfect fit and comfort of a corset,  from-scratch pattern drafting, and detailed finishings.

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Cyril Cinder
Centre for Health and Wellness

Cyril Cinder is a dynamic drag king known for his unique concepts and high energy performances. One of the stars of Drag Heals season 2, he loves introducing kings to new audiences. A fierce advocate for queerdos and oddballs everywhere, he wins over hearts and minds when he takes the stage and/or microphone as a performer and MC. When he’s not doing drag, Cyril Cinder is a licensed psychotherapist and works closely with the LGBT2SQIA+ community. 

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Davrielle
School of Music

Davrielle is a classically trained vocalist and just graduated from the University of Toronto. They were part of a competitive show choir and has performed at the Roy Thompson Hall, The Apollo Theater, The Harris Theater, Dundas Square and many venues throughout the GTA. Davrielle interned at Now Magazine and SummerWorks Theatre Festival. Davrielle co-developed a musical theatre curriculum at the Cabbagetown Community Arts Center and they perform drag. They recently released a debut album titled "18" that is available on all music streaming platforms.

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Miss Moço
School of Business

Miss Moço is Toronto’s Portuguese-Canadian fashion queen and international wig snatching diva serving legs and face for days. Recently returning from living in Lisbon, Portugal where she most notably created and hosts a yearly drag pageant, Miss Drag Lisboa, she has returned to her native Toronto to turn up the heat. From her weekly Sunday Drag Brunch at the Gladstone Hotel to owning and operating her café bar, Miss Pippa's, with her husband, she is a businesswoman with dreams of building an empire.

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Fay Anyway
School of Business

Fay Anyway is a regular Jill of All Trades! A green screen queen since 2017, Fay has been incorporating original music and video into her performances from the hop. A Twitch affiliate and an aspiring filmmaker, Fay has been hard at work perfecting her photography, light design, and video editing skills—and she is eager to pass on a thing or two she has learnt along the way! Fay is also a graduate student and an educator: originally from Regina, SK, she moved to Toronto, ON, to pursue her doctorate in literature.

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Gei Ping Hohl
School of Business

Gei Ping Hohl is a Vietnamese Canadian Drag Performer that loves Fried Chicken, Dim Sum, and all you can eat Korean BBQ. With her film experience she loves intersecting the art of drag and film through making music videos. oh, and she is also here to represent!

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HercuSleaze
Faculty of Arts & Design

HercuSleaze is a Montreal-based king who infuses his drag with his love of history, fantasy and mythology. Known for his theatrical looks and spellbinding performances, he aims to surprise (and sometimes seduce) audiences. Switching his focus from stages to screens during the pandemic, Herc has built up one of Instagram’s the top drag king accounts. Out of drag, Meags Fitzgerald is an art director and illustrator, and applies that know-how when developing distinctive drag looks.

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Krēme Inakuchi
Faculty of Arts & Design

He looks great on paper, but say his name out loud and you'll understand exactly who he is. Krēme knows what you like and it's his absolute pleasure to entertain you. With muscles of distraction, he is the definition of satisfaction.

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Lizzie Renaud
School of Business

Kinder Trauma, aka Lizzie, is a self-employed visual artist, tattooer, and digital content creator. They call themself a “facilitator” for the careers of queer performers and believe strongly in unity and transformative justice.

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Mango Lassi
Faculty of Arts & Design

Mango Lassi is a queer Canadian-Pakistani who currently resides in the GTA. He is a Registered Veterinary Technician who works in the downtown core, and a drag queen who got his start on social media. Mango Lassi brings awareness to the existence of queer Desi folk and breaking the chains of toxic masculinity that hold so many queer Desi's back from expressing themselves.  She publicly speaks out against inequality that queer South Asian folks face on a regular basis and it has become a forefront in his political activism both on and off-line. 

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Meatball
Faculty of Humanities

Meatball is a non-binary writer and theatre artist residing in Tiohtiá:ke/Montreal. They are producing work for The Concerned Kids as well as developing their own stageplay, YES, VENUS, I AM. All of Meatball's videos, flash fiction, and zines can be found on mtbll.carrd.co , always for free, always for the working class people.

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Miss Shay Dee
Faculty of Performing Arts

For the past 6 years, Ivan Bocanegra (Ms. Shay Dee) has been shaping & supporting the lives of children and adults through dance. Born in Mexico, raised in the U.S and now, after 4 years residing in Canada; she structures a variety of styles in Jazz-drill team, contemporary and modern dancing into the fluid movements of Fan techniques & choreography, and Voguing into her drag style. Ms. Shay Dee seeks to inspire & encourage everyone to feel free, break the stereotype and be open-minded while having a good time learning what the art of drag and dance has to offer.

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Mona Moore
School of Pageantry

Mona Moore is the current Miss Canada Continental! Originally slaying the Toronto drag circuit she most recently moved to Calgary Alberta where she became The Queen of Cowtown! Mona has performed in over 50 Canadian cities! Snatching crowns such as Miss Gay Vancouver Island, Miss El Convento Rico and the first ever winner of Absolute Empires Ball. Trevor, the man behind the drag queen is no stranger to the stage. With training at Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet and The Canadian College of Performing Arts, Trevor has performed with regional theatre companies across Canada, toured with Koba Entertainment and Disney Cruise Line. Mona is a blonde, backwoods barbie bombshell that dazzles audiences with gorgeous costumes and killer choreography! This Canadian sweetheart is the total package and hopes to compete at the Miss Continental Pageant next September in Chicago!

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Sanjina DaBish Queen
Faculty of Performaning Arts

Sanjina DaBish Queen was born and raised in Vancouver, BC.   She has a background in dance and entertainment.  She moved to Toronto to perform.  Being the daughter of The Virgo Queen, Sanjina has been doing drag for a year.  She recently made her Bollywood debut and teamed up with BollyHeelsTO. Sanjina DaBish Queen is Vancity's and Toronto's BollyHoodRemix Bombshell and She hopes to bring her unique style talent, personality, and creativity to all stages!

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Seyoncé Knows
Faculty of Performing Arts

Toronto's small-time extra-large medium, Seyoncé is a weirdo chameleon that takes many forms. Born of dark magic, evil spirits, and bad decisions... Seyoncé is a living(?) cartoon supervillain, who brings camp, comedy, and spooky ooky spfx makeup to the land of the living. Founder of Drag Babies, an open stage, and then competition, made to uplift, and help brand spankin' new drag kings, queens, things, and inbetweens become more comfortable performing on stage in a low pressure, and encouraging environment.

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Shea D. Ladie
Faculty of Arts & Design

Shea D. Ladie is an Ottawa based, two-spirited Algonquin First Nations Drag Queen who has been doing drag since September 2018. She is known for her makeup skills along with her ability to dance the house down on stage! By day, they are a professional makeup artist for MAC Cosmetics and have done makeup masterclasses for NYX Professional Makeup in the past. Her drag is inspired by retro and current couture runway fashion, editorial beauty makeup, and the current pop and hip-hop music industry. When attending a Shea D. Ladie show, you can expect a beat mug, 

snatched waist, styled wig, shiny costume, followed by all the turns and dips like no other.

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Selma Gahd
School of Business

Mirror, mirror on the wall who is the most powerful witch of all? Selma Gahd is here to help you hex your ex! Montreal COVEN supreme, she will help you unlock your full potential to annihilate your haters and protect your loved ones. Montreal based drag artist and producer. Selma is also a communications and marketing specialist as well as the manager for House of Gahd. She will cut a deal with the devil and come out victorious; she is… The mistress of business.

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Vicki Lix
Faculty of Humanities

Vicki is Canada’s premier campy comic quirky queen of all trades! Originally from the small mountain town of Smithers, B.C., Vicki packed her nuts up and moved to Canada’s entertainment hub, Toronto, where she has been a fully alive act since 2007.

With a background in theatre from the Canadian College of Performing Arts and as a Comedian/Writer at Humber College’s Comedy Writing and Performance Program, she is one of the few drag artists in Canada who’s act is entirely written by herself; bringing stand-up, parodies, and improv to her audiences.

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Yara El Safi
Faculty of Performaning Arts

Fatima is a queer Muslim Lebanese auntie that encourages sensuality and ownership of their own body with a ceremony of incense, veiling, and belly dancing to entice the viewer and control their gaze. Fatima will offer the forbidden fruit because she is the Blue Ball Queen of the Haram Arts.

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