LU gets its ‘freak’ on with Duchess’ drag show

A group of drag kings and queens put on a routine together as part of the show.

 

Photos by Kelby Lorenz

  • Andrew Tryon took the stage as Ga Morrah as part of drag show.
    Photo Kelby Lorenz

Viktoria Muench | News Editor
October 27, 2015; 11:30 p.m.

A night full of electricity, erotism and extravaganza had the audience buzzing at the Lindenwood University Cultural Center, as drag queen Duchess hosted her second Freak Show on Tuesday.

LU’s Gay-Straight-Alliance sponsored and organized the event, which featured a total of 13 Halloween themed performances. The show consisted of a variety of individual and group acts including both drag queens and kings.

As the leader of the drag show, Cody Floyd played the lead role of Duchess. Above is a slider showing the transformation before and after Floyd’s makeup was applied.
Slider by Carly Fristoe | Photos by Kelby Lorenz

Lindenwood senior Cody Floyd showed his mastery as his counterpart Duchess and led through the evening, while also proving his professionalism during two of his own performances.

Members of the audience supported and cheered on their friends on stage after each song. A group performance to ‘Lady Marmalade” closed off the show and earned a standing ovation from the excited crowd.

For a full recap of the event, pick up a copy of The Legacy’s next issue which will be available on newsstands Nov. 2.

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