10 Things Every Aspiring Drag Queen Must Know

Christopher Kelly
5 min readMar 14, 2020
Drag queen holding disco balls. Image: dubassy / Shutterstock

Drag is more than just slapping on a face, slipping into a frock and sashaying on stage. So if you want to succeed in it, you need to know what it really takes to be one.

But don’t fret, drag is not to be taken too seriously. It’s an art form, after all.

As a fellow drag queen myself with a decade of experience and plenty of friends in the industry, allow me…