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DRAG PROFILE Claire Voyant
by Tony Peregrin
2019-04-10

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"Claire Voyant is a reference to a psychic with the ability to see the future. Being born in early November, I am a hardcore Scorpio and one of Scorpio's many characteristics is their psychic potential— and that became the basis for when my drag persona began to materialize."

FIRST DRAG PERFORMANCE

"My first drag performance was in Crash Landing: Cycle Two at Berlin. I channeled the darker side of my personality by dressing as a 'seductive Satan.' I opened with an anti-smoking public service announcement before transitioning into 'Highway to Hell' by ACDC. Although I remember little after the music started, I advanced the next two rounds and ultimately placed top six."

DRAG INSPIRATION

"Because my first, genuine interaction with drag was through RuPaul's Drag Race, those drag queens ( Raja and Sharon Needles ) sparked my interest in the art form. In terms of my looks and drag persona, I find myself creatively stimulated by astrology, unexplained myths and legends, and characters and femme fatales from iconic horror movies."

GO-TO NUMBER TO SLAY A CROWD

"Although I do not have a go-to number, I do have a go-to artist—Lady Gaga."

FUN FACT

"One hidden talent I possess is my ability to make professional animal noises. They are incredibly realistic and were even featured on a prominent Chicago radio station. Unfortunately, I have yet to master my favorite animal, a sloth."

WHERE CAN WE CATCH YOU

"I host Slay, a horror-themed drag show with The Lady Ivory at Berlin Nightclub, the first Wednesday of every other month. Also, I host Neon Pop, a neon paint party-themed drag show with Veronica Pop at Charlie's Chicago the last Friday of every month."

SOCIAL MEDIA

Facebook: claire.voyant.queen

Instagram: @claire.voyant.queen

Twitter: @_claire_voyant


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