Drag Race Superstar Queen, Alyssa Edwards, is coming to Netflix with her own docu-series. The show, Dancing Queen, focuses on the fan-favorite drag queen's Texas-based Beyond Belief Dancing Company as Edwards shouts, clucks, shades, and molds aspiring young dancer into competitive shape. Think of it as a campier version of Dance Moms with the exact same amount of shouting as you would expect (The mental image of Edwards doing a drag impersonation of Abby Lee Miller is too good to pass up). Precocious children, over-protective stage moms, and a catty drag queen at the center of it all is reality TV gold that practically writes itself.
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Amidst the delightful chaos, the trailer offers a look into some potentially more tender moments as we see Justin Johnson, Edwards' off-stage name, tearfully ask an off-screen figure "why did you tell me my life was an abomination?" The show gets at the heart of what makes drag special; its ability to empower the performers and bring out a new side of them they might not otherwise discover in day-to-day life.
Dancing Queen comes to Netflix October 5th, watch the trailer below:
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