Meet Your Cast!

From March 24-26th, we're proud to welcome a diverse group of Drag Queens, Drag Kings, Performers, and Artists alike to celebrate all of our Pride-filled celebrations from the Village to Mountaintop.

Jada Shada Hudson

Born and raised on the beautiful island of Barbados, Ms. Jada Shada Hudson was a star from the beginning. At a young age, she began performing in professional theatre and kept matriculating her talents at the national level with Barbados’ leading dance troupe. Upon immigrating to Canada she delved deep into the drag scene and has come out on top!

"Toronto's Turn Up Queen" is still revving up. Along with being a recurring panelist on the hit show, '1 Queen, 5 Queers' Ms. Jada Shada Hudson was the runner-up on the third season of Drag Race Canada.
Where to Spot Jada: 

Village Drag Show | Saturday, March 25th | Village Plaza | 3PM
Rainbow Royalty Ball (19+) | Saturday, March 25th | Mother Tongue Asian Bistro | 10PM | Buy Tickets
Silver Creek Rainbow Brunch | Sunday, March 26th | Village Conference Centre | 11AM - 3PM | Buy Tickets

Katinka Kature

Katinka Kature has been a staple in the Toronto drag scene for 15 years. Katinka loves all things glitz and glam and gives you showgirl style drag. A fun fact about her is that she makes a lot of the Toronto’s entertainers padding which has coined her the name, “The Body Beautiful”.

Her favorite songs change depending on her mood and what she is listening to at the moment. While she keeps it up beat at most time, she loves performing a good ballad, especially anything Adele or Whitney Houston.
Where to Spot Katinka: 

Flag Raising / Opening Remarks | Friday March 24th | Top of Main St. | 4PM
Pride Trivia
(19+) | Friday, March 24th | Jozo's Bar | 8-10PM | Buy Tickets
Village Drag Show | Saturday, March 25th | Village Plaza | 3PM
Après Eleganza | Saturday, March 25th | Off Piste | 4PM-6PM
Rainbow Royalty Ball (19+) | Saturday, March 25th | Mother Tongue Asian Bistro | 10PM | Buy Tickets
Silver Creek Rainbow Brunch | Sunday, March 26th | Village Conference Centre | 11AM - 3PM | Buy Tickets

Manny Dingo

 

Manny Dingo is a Drag King that hails from Haliwood, Nova Scotia. He has been performing since 2015 and started taking up space in Toronto in 2019. He is a powerhouse performer, shy boi, and amature DJ. He serves you a mixture of Prince, Lil Nas X and your favorite fashionable gay uncle. He incorporates gymnastics with voguing, waacking and smooth dance moves across the floor. 

Fun Fact: Manny Dingo can do a head stand for 4.5 minutes before his body gives up. 

Where to Spot Manny: 

Village Drag Show | Saturday, March 25th | Village Plaza | 3PM
Après Eleganza | Saturday, March 25th | Off Piste | 4PM-6PM
Silver Creek Rainbow Brunch | Sunday, March 26th | Village Conference Centre | 11AM - 3PM | Buy Tickets
 

Baby Bel-Bel

Baby Bel Bel is the current reigning Miss Crews & Tangos, She is best known for her love of cosplay and Lady Gaga. Bel Bel is also known for her high energy, bright coloured wigs and costumes, and hosting events with humour to bring all the laughs and smiles to her audience.
 
Fun Fact: Bel Bel performed as Lady Gaga at The Toronto Raptors Pride Game Half Time Show at the Scotiabank Arena 

Fave Song / Artist to perform: - Telephone - Lady Gaga
Where to spot Bel-Bel:

Flag Raising / Opening Remarks | Friday March 24th | Top of Main St. | 4PM
Village Drag Show | Saturday, March 25th | Village Plaza | 3PM
Rainbow Royalty Ball (19+) | Saturday, March 25th | Mother Tongue Asian Bistro | 10PM | Buy Tickets
Après Eleganza | Saturday, March 25th | Off Piste | 4PM-6PM
Silver Creek Rainbow Brunch | Sunday, March 26th | Village Conference Centre | 11AM - 3PM | Buy Tickets

Carlotta Carlisle

Carlotta Carlisle is living proof that too much can be just enough and that larger-than-life is JUST the right size! The most glamorous queen in captivity, you may lose your site of this glittering vision!

Fun Fact: she would rather be caught holding the murder weapon than caught dead without earrings 
Fav Song to Perform: The night the lights went out in Georgia” monologue from “Designing Women”
Where to spot Carlotta:

Village Drag Show | Saturday, March 25th | Village Plaza | 3PM
Après Eleganza | Saturday, March 25th | Off Piste | 4PM-6PM
Rainbow Royalty Ball (19+) | Saturday, March 25th | Mother Tongue Asian Bistro | 10PM | Buy Tickets
Silver Creek Rainbow Brunch | Sunday, March 26th | Village Conference Centre | 11AM - 3PM | Buy Tickets

Devine Darlin

Devine Darlin is a Toronto based/international Drag Queen that has been doing drag for over 15 years. Devine is a touch of old school glam and an acrobatic sensation. Having won various titles in and around the Canadian scene, you can see her twirling up and down the Toronto Village.

Fun Fact: Devine is also known as Mama Shady for her quick wit and wicked reads.

Fav Song to Perform: Mary J. Blige – No More Drama
Where to spot Devine:

Flag Raising / Opening Remarks | Friday March 24th | Top of Main St. | 4PM
Drag Bing-oh! (19+) | Saturday, March 25th | Twist Kitchen & Cocktail | 1-3PM | Buy Tickets
Village Drag Show | Saturday, March 25th | Village Plaza | 3PM
Après Eleganza | Saturday, March 25th | Off Piste | 4PM-6PM
Silver Creek Rainbow Brunch | Sunday, March 26th | Village Conference Centre | 11AM - 3PM | Buy Tickets

Helena Poison

Helena Poison is Toronto’s Glam Rock Grunge Queen. Helena has been freaking out and turning on the patrons of Toronto and southern Ontario for just over 6 years. Known for her makeup skills, costuming, and a body built of sex, foam, and fast food, this queen gratefully occupies stages around the village including being a regular cast member at Crews & Tangos.

She’s been featured in magazines, music videos, IKEA Canada’s pride campaign, and most recently some of her work and designs were worn on Canada’s Drag Race. Sexy, spooky, and a little bit stupid, Helena always brings the party, and of course a little bit of Poison.
Where to Spot Helena: 

Village Drag Show | Saturday, March 25th | Village Plaza | 3PM
Drag Bing-oh! (19+) | Saturday, March 25th | Twist Kitchen & Cocktail | 1-3PM | Buy Tickets
GLOW Groove Dancing with Tyler Boyle | Saturday, March 25th | Village Plaza | 7:30PM
Drag Brunch at Copper Blues | Sunday, March 26th | Copper Blues Bar & Grill | 2 Seatings | Buy Tickets

Enya Dreams

Are you dreaming? 

Because she’s Enya Dreams! Originally starting in Toronto, Enya has brought her hair flips and high energy to Collingwood! This dancing glamazon turns the party and will have you wondering if it was all a dream! 
 

Where to Spot ENYA: 

Groove Dancing with Tyler Boyle | Saturday, March 25th | Village Plaza | 1:30PM
Village Drag Show | Saturday, March 25th | Village Plaza | 3PM
Après Eleganza | Saturday, March 25th | Off Piste | 4PM-6PM
Drag Brunch at Copper Blues | Sunday, March 26th | Copper Blues Bar & Grill | 2 Seatings | Buy Tickets

Christopher Cummings

Christopher Cummings has been performing as a nonbinary drag king for the past 5 years, predominantly in Toronto. After moving to Collingwood last year, Chris wasn’t sure about how they could continue their drag career until they met Cassie from Low Down. Christopher had the opportunity to perform at Collingwood Pride summer 2022, at Low Down’s 3 year anniversary, their Viva Variety Show, and also at the Christmas market in Meaford. Sir Cummings is extremely excited to be performing alongside talented royalty at this years Rainbow weekend at Blue Mountain! 

Fun fact: They are a holistic healer as well as a fabulous drag king! 

Fav song to perform: Sweet Transvestite from Rocky Horror Picture Show. 
 

Where to Spot Christopher: 

Village Drag Show | Saturday, March 25th | Village Plaza | 3PM
Après Eleganza | Saturday, March 25th | Off Piste | 4PM-6PM

Heaven Lee Heights

Heaven Lee Hytes has been a Toronto drag queen for 20 years and has traveled the globe entertaining audiences of all ages.  She has won many prestigious titles including Miss Gay Universe and Miss Canada Continental.
 
Fun Fact: Her favorite movie is The Little Mermaid.
Fav Song to Perform: Although her favorite songs and performers change, some of her favorite artists include Little Mix, Taylor Swift & Shania Twain.
 
Where to Spot Heaven Lee: 

Village Drag Show | Saturday, March 25th | Village Plaza | 3PM
Après Eleganza | Saturday, March 25th | Off Piste | 4PM-6PM
Drag Brunch at Copper Blues | Sunday, March 26th | Copper Blues Bar & Grill | 2 Seatings | Buy Tickets

Tyler Uptight

Tyler Uptight has been performing for over 15 year in the Toronto Drag scene. He was the first drag king in 2009 to win Labatt Blues Entertainer of the year and the first Trans man to win a Leather Bar title in Canada as Mr Crews and Tangos Leatherman in 2011.

When Tyler Uptight isn’t  up in the deep woods living a lumber Jack dream, you can find him with his dancing shoes on just wanting to entertain and spread happiness.
 
Where to Spot Tyler: 

Village Drag Show | Saturday, March 25th | Village Plaza | 3PM