Growing up in Darwin Northern Territory, Ben was the first Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander male from the N.T. to graduate from the NIDA Acting course and the only Indigenous person to have completed a graduate diploma from the same institution. His extensive career in the Australian performing arts industry includes theatre and film. Miss Ellaneous is an original Darwin Diva! Beginning her fabulously glittery journey in 2002, Miss E has had an extensive career on and off the stage and has performed throughout Australia and internationally. Known for her powerful and dynamic performances, she has established herself as one of the country’s finest Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Drag Queens.
Daniel Cunningham found his love of performing in the multicultural tropics of Darwin, his hometown. With limited entertainment options growing up he invented Marzi Panne as a way to get into nightclubs underage and she has been with him ever since. A trained theatre practitioner, Daniel graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts in 2004 and has toured nationally with theatre shows. He has spent extensive time in China and other Asian countries as a choreographer for international beauty pageants and is now proud to call Melbourne home. Party Passport events have been his primary focus for the last 3 years and he says he is “thrilled and proud of what we have managed to create”.
Prawn Cracker Spice
Serving a delicious blend of sweet and sassy Drag, Prawn Cracker Spice will leave you hungry for more. Originally a backup dancer, she decided that nobody puts Prawn Cracker in the corner. With a wig in hand, she took her glittery place centre stage and has never looked back. Folklore claims she got her name after rocking up to a Darwin Drag club with a giant bag of Prawn Crackers, which she then proceeded to inhale before morphing into a glamazon camp Queen with a love of lashes. Half that story is true. In just two years this trained dancer turned Queen has managed to build a reputation as one of Darwin’s top Drag performers. Bursting with sexiness, comedy and Asian flair, she delivers old school 80s style with contemporary beats. After joining the camp crew at Drag Territory, Prawn Cracker Spice has performed around the Northern Territory and beyond. She’s proudly spiced it up at multiple Darwin Pride Festivals, the Broome Mardi Gras, Kakadu, for Vintage Doll Productions, Throb Nightclub, Moonsoons, Departure Lounge and more. Always professional and fun, her electric stage presence and upbeat personality make her a crowd favourite. In 2017 she was runner up at the Darwin heat of Drag Nation, taking away the People’s Choice Award and it’s no wonder… She’s loveable, hilarious and highly addictive. You can never get enough of Prawn Cracker Spice.
Vogue MegaQueen is one of Darwin’s finest Drag performers. Camp, classy and crass, this creative Queen tears up the stage with grace and sass. Renowned for her seamless shows, hilarious hosting and camp couture, she leaves a trail of sequins and fans wherever she goes. Originally from Perth, Vogue MegaQueen has been entertaining audiences for over 15 years. Born to perform, she’s shared the stage with some of Australia’s greatest Drag talent and billed alongside superstars Carlotta, Rhonda Burchmore, Jessica Mauboy and Crystal Love. Likened to a Botticelli angel in Drag, this social Queeninspires audiences and artists alike, once the subject of a painting by Archibald Prize winning artist Wendy Sharpe. Vogue MegaQueen is living proof that “Its okay to be trans and a Drag Queen”, she’s a proud and open Trans Drag Performer who advocates for the rights and lives of LGBTIQA+ communities. She has performed around Australia and internationally with a solid list of festivals and events under her diamante belt. A co-founder of Drag Territory, Vogue produces and performs shows that celebrate the Territory's vibrancy and talent. Always taking her creativity to the next level, she has competed in national pageants “Queens of the Galaxy” and “Drag Nation”. Her passion for community has seen her lend her performance and hosting skills to countless charity events like the Northern Territory Aids and Hepatitis Council (NTAHC), World AIDS Day, Breast Cancer and RSPCA fundraisers. To date she has helped raise over $30,000 for charity and organisations. Vogue MegaQueen believes “the audience gives you life”… So live your true self and a fabulous life with Vogue MegaQueen.
A fierce femme ready to pounce, Ferocia Coutura captivates her prey one death drop at a time. Sharpen your claws… Ferocia has arrived. Ferocia Coutura has emerged as one of Darwin's most exciting Queens to watch. Making her way from the world of dance to the light of Drag, she's been stunning audiences around the country with her dramatic performances, high energy moves and comedic flair. Making her debut with Drag Territory after years of watching the Queens she came out ready! Originally a professional dancer, she trained at the world famous Brent Street Performing Arts (SYD) and danced with the Gary Lang NT Dance Company, Tracks Dance and Rix Kix Arts. The stage is her stomping ground, regularly appearing at Throb Nightclub and Monsoons (NT) and in the musical "Jesus Christ Superstar" (2016, Brisbane) and "Chicago" (2017, Brisbane). Darwin born and bred, she believes the laid-back relaxed nature of the Tropics gives her an edge on stage… quite frankly darl’, she doesn’t give a damn. Combining elements of high glamour with high bogan, this stylish sweetheart is “just there for a good time”. Slinking her way through the jungle of Drag, this ferocious diva has already made a name for herself. In 2019 she represented the NT in Drag Nation and has performed all over from Broome Mardi Gras to Darwin Pride Festival to Kakadu.