AUGUSTA, Ga. — One of the season four veterans of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” will make an Augusta debut during the fifth annual Augusta Pride this June.
Latrice Royale, who was in the “Drag Race” season four top five and a close contender for the first ever all-star season, will be on list for performers for one of Augusta’s biggest festivals.
The Florida native will be one of multiple — yet to be announced — performers to take the stage after the Augusta Pride parade, Saturday, June 28.
Royale is one of the most seasoned queens to appear on “Drag Race,” where she first gained national fame in 2011. She has 20 years of experience as a female impersonator. Before appearing on the show, Royale had only worked extensively within the state of Florida.
Despite not taking the superstar crown, Royale was voted as a fan favorite, receiving the title Miss Congeniality for the entire season.
With multiple local competition wins and television fame under her belt, Royale plans to continue her passion of performing.
“It’s time for me to spread these wings a bit further,” says Royale.
With the success of last year’s performer, Chad Michaels — who also appeared alongside Royale on season four of “Drag Race — Royale should bring as large a turnout at the Augusta event.
When it comes to Royale’s performances, she believes she offers something more than just a lip sync performance.
“What you and your guest are about to encounter is an adventure. An adventure that you nor your guest will ever forget,” says Royale.
Royale will be joined by a multiple performers, who will be announced leading up to the pride festival this June. : :