Said Jiddawy is a multidisciplinary artist best known for their digital illustrations. They identify as trans-feminine, non-binary, and queer. They emigrated to Canada from Zanzibar, Tanzania more than ten years ago but miss the island sun every day.
Sahira Q is Said’s drag persona who uses drag as a way to express and explore themes of gender, culture, romance, pleasure, and self.
Outside of art, you can find them playing video games, watching cartoons with their partner, or dancing up a storm in their kitchen. They are also an activist, and a freelance graphic designer.
Betty Baker is a 17 year old drag queen from Peterborough, Ontario. A member of the Haus of Accounting, Betty has performed across southern Ontario, splitting, spinning, and spreading joy. She’s been doing drag for 2 years now and is almost ready to take on the world, she just has to learn how to drive first. Betty is a diva who loves to bake, create, sew, and perform, her favourite thing about drag is making people smile!
Madeleine is Cobourg’s premier up and coming drag star. After moving from the UK at a young age Madeleine found drag as a venue where her femininity was embraced. Her favourite part of drag is performing and interacting with her audience. A proud trans woman and advocate, Madeleine enjoys wearing tiny dresses and banging her head around to Queen. She is SUPER excited to be performing at Gordon Best Theatre for the first time, and is a huge fan of 80’s music, especially the ballads.
Violet Seductions is a drag artist performing all over Southern Ontario. She is everyone's sexuality.