I’ve always been a performer. I was that kid that needed to perform for adults from a very young age. I grew up doing community theatre and ballroom dance. I had dreams of being an actor… not in Hollywood, but on stage.
I was an intern for three straight summers at The Shakespeare Festival at Tulane. I pursued theatre throughout college, but graduated a few production credits short of a major OR minor in it, because theatre in that environment sucked the life out of it for me. You see, I’m not very good at playing by other people’s rules.
I’ve also been obsessed with drag queens since a very early age. My all-time favorite movie (along with Jurassic Park, of course!) is The Adventures of Priscilla: Queen of the Desert. But it wasn’t until fairly recently that I realized that there was a way to combine my two loves.
In 2014, I graduated from the New Orleans Drag Workshop. My incredible fairy drag mother, Vinsantos, helped me merge my lifelong passions of theatre, costuming and drag into a new performance persona.
While you might consider me a faux queen, I have done performances as a drag king (Freddie Mercury, what?!?) as well as performances combining elements of burlesque.
I'd like to consider myself a performance artist. I want to make you laugh and smile and feel things when you see me on stage.
These days, you can occasionally find me performing around New Orleans and beyond as my alter ego, Glamdromeda Strange.
photo credit: Michael Siu