Founder / Co-ordinator / Treasurer 2007 – 2017
Beverly began her drag career in March 1992 with her trademark two male dancers, and quickly established herself as one of the most popular acts in Western Sydney. In 1999, Beverly became the first drag queen in the West to win a prestigious ‘DIVA’ Award & later in the same year won a ‘World AIDS Day’ Award for her fundraising work, and an ‘ACON’ West Community Award and for her ongoing support & achievements. In 2000, Beverly was honoured to be the only drag queen in Western Sydney invited to be part of the Sydney 2000 Olympics Closing Ceremony. and then winning anther Diva Awards in 2007 & 2013, You can hear her on the award winning Queer Out West Produced by Beverly Buttercup Every Monday night from 10:00pm – 12am Between 03 December 2001 to 19 December 2016. and a NEW Program ” Queer Radio Sydney ” on the first & third Monday Night from 22:00 – 24:00
Check out Beverly’s website: beverlybuttercup.com
Co-ordinator 2007 – 2017
Gracie’s first on stage performance was in the ‘Kylie Unlikely’ Competition in 2004 at PASH, where she performed her controversial ‘All that Jazz’ in the finals. The following year Gracie returned with Sue and Gale to win the competition with a high energy ‘Bring It On’ Cheerleading number. And went on to be one of your cast members of ” Your Westy Divas ” until 2011, and stayed on board to help run Heaven Social Dance from 2007 – 2017.
Secretary / Co-ordinator 2012 – 2017
Ian is the secretary and Co-ordinator at Kaleidoscope Social Dance between 2012 – 2014 and a presenter and the sane voice of the Queer Out West in studio team between 2012-2015. Normally wrangling the gals each week – Ian keeps us up to date with the goings on around Western Sydney whilst keeping Beverly (somewhat) in check… and also helps run Heaven Social Dance from 2012-2017
Entertainment Co-ordinator 2016 & 2017
LayDee career officially began in August 2009 at Heaven Social Dance, joining popular group Your Westy Divas, remaining a crowd favourite until their final performance in December 2011, And in early 2012, LayDee shocked television and online audiences after her yodelling performance on Australia’s Got Talent. She received a standing ovation from all 3 judges and was also one of the most memorable acts of the series. From this, she became known as “The Yodelling Drag Queen”, and also became infamous with her catch-phrase “FASTER”, which she used as the title of her debut album released in November 2014. The album features some camp country tracks, big diva ballads and of course her ever popular yodels, and In 2015, LayDee won an ACE Award (Australian Club Entertainment) for Production Show of the Year for her Drags to Bitches Show. and is now the most popular drag queen in Western Sydney and has agreed to come back to help keep heaven running by taking on the role as entertainment co-odinator in 2016.
Check out LayDee’ s website: Drag Entertaiment