Winner Best Drag Act
London Cabaret Awards
2015
Entertainer / DJ / Artist

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Holestar, a biological woman performing internationally as the Tranny with a Fanny since 2003.
Belting vocalist, DJ of other people's music, writer of popular culture, promoter and Mistress of Ceremonies. Blurring boundaries between gender, the avant-garde and mass entertainment, pop culture and the underground through music & performance.


Former British soldier, brothel receptionist and dominatrix with an MA in Fine Art (from Central St Martins, London) . Winner of Best Drag Act at London Cabaret Awards 2105 and has performed & DJed at events and clubs throughout the UK, Austria, Cambodia, Germany, Turkey, Hungary, Denmark and New York.
Appeared at Glastonbury, Bestival, Latitude and Lovebox Festivals. London's Royal Opera House, National Portrait Gallery, ICA, V&A,  Royal Festival Hall, Vienna Life Ball, art spaces, bright stages and dingy basements.

Her autobiographical solo show 'Sorry I'm A Lady'  (Four star reviews in (The Scotsman and QX Magazine)  appeared at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, two week long runs in London, featured at the Hot August Fringe, Mimetic Festival, The Cube in Bristol and commissioned by Central School of Speech and Drama.  
Monthly Holestar Does... residency at Her Upstairs.


Solo music includes NyLon Woman & the Queen of F***ing Everything EP.
Collaborations with George Michael, Hard Ton, Leigh Bowery's band Minty, Warboy, Jonny Woo, Fil OK & Haddaway.  



Co-founder of film D.R.A.G. (Dressed As A Girl)  (premiered at BFI March 2015). Available to buy on DVD and Netflix.
Also appears in documentary This Is Not A Dream and feature film Zero (currently in post production).

LECTURING
(Alternative Drag : Post Divine)
Rose Bruford College of Theatre & Performance
Southampton Solent University
Bishopsgate Institute (for LAGNA)


PROMOTER
SUBMISSION
at Le Boudoir

POP! at Vogue Fabrics and The Black Cap

LETS GET QUIZZICAL at Dalston Superstore, The Social, Bestival, Vintage Festival & Bloc Bar.
TAKE ME ON at Royal Vauxhall Tavern

HANDBAG
HOT MESS
at Dalston Superstore

GAZELLAND MAGAZINE 'Nude' and 'Art' London launches

HOT LASER (QUEER ARTS COMMUNITY) Events

EVENTS
Amy Grimehouse, Applecart Festival, Bestival, Bistrotheque Drag Ball (Shoreditch Town Hall & Royal Opera House), Coco Song Fashion Show (Italy), Copenhagen LGBT Film Festival, Copenhagen Pride, Dirty Red Ball, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Fringe! - The East London Film Festival, Gay Bingo - Hackney Empire, Gaywise LGBT Arts Festival, Glastonbury Festival, Homotopia - Liverpool, Vienna Pride, Hot August Fringe (Royal Vauxhall Tavern), House of Homosexual Culture at Royal Festival Hall, IDAHOT, ICY GAYS at ICA, London LGBT Film Festival, Life Ball (Vienna City Hall), Lovebox Festival, Mimetic Festival, Mothers Ruin - Manchester, National Portrait Gallery, Oxjam - London, V&A Late:Collaborate - Victoria and Albert Museum, Vintage Festival, W Hotel - London, Zoo Lates - London Zoo.


CLUBS
(Austria, Cambodia, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Turkey, New York and UK)
333, 93 Feet East, Act Art, All You Can Eat, Bang Bang Club-Berlin, Beluga-Linz, Bastard-London, Beach Blanket Babylon-London, Bird Club, Bistrotheque, Black Cap, Bollox-Manchester, Bootie-NYC, Bootleg Bahle-Budapest, Button Down Disco, Cafe de Paris, Caligula, Club Hochriegel-Vienna, Club Wotever, The Cock-NYC, Dalston Superstore, Dick & Fanny, Duckie!, East Bloc, Egg, Fledermaus-Vienna, FOR3IGN!, Garden Club-Vienna, Gay Bingo, Heaven-London, Heaven-Vienna, Homoelectric-Manchester, Horse Meat Disco, Kashpoint, Kimono Krush, Kitzbuel Clubbing Tenne, Lürzer Alm Salzburg, The Macbeth, Madame Jo Jo's, Ministry of Sound, Moulin Rouge-Vienna, N-Pir-Stuttgart, NYC Downlow, Pervienne-Vienna, Ronacher Theatre-Vienna, Royal Vauxhall Tavern, Sink The Pink, Shadow Lounge, Shameless-Phnom Phen, Shoreditch House, Smash N Grab, The Social, Soho House-London, Soho Revue, Studio Neon, Supperclub-London, T-Lounge-Denmark, Together, Trade, Trannyshack UK, Turnmills, Underconstruction, Velvet Tongue, Vienna Regenbogen Ball, Volksgarten-Vienna, Vogue Fabrics,  Wild Fruit-Brighton

CLIENTS
Benetton, ITV, Key Production, MAC, Prime Focus, Pro Max Awards, Secret Productions, Sony, Sony Playstation, Tesco Mobile