Stan reveals the cast of RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under Season 3

The brand new season of RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under premieres Friday July 28 on Stan

Stan has announced the cast that will be appearing in the new season of RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under, premiering on Friday, July 28. 

The reveal of the cast comes off the announcement of the nominations for the 63rd TV WEEK Logie Awards, which saw the show receive two high-profile nominations including Most Outstanding Entertainment Program and the Graham Kennedy Award for Most Popular New Talent, for season 2 runner-up Kween Kong. This is the first time a drag performer has ever been nominated for a TV WEEK Logie award. 

Host of the show RuPaul said: “Australasian drag is filled with heart and humour, and I’m thrilled to share my season three queens with the world, for all to see their charisma, uniqueness, nerve, and talent.”

Selected by RuPaul herself, here’s the new cast: 

Sydney, NSW, 27

Born in Colombia but raised in Sydney, Amyl is no stranger to the fashion scene. Amyl’s eye for fashion is unmatched. Having only started doing drag in 2019, Amyl has already made her mark in the editorial space, featuring in publications such as Gut Magazine and Astrophe Magazine, and has cemented herself as a runway model, walking as part of Australian Fashion Week in both 2021 and 2023.

Ashley Madison
Melbourne, VIC, 25

Originally from Shepparton in regional Victoria but now hailing from Melbourne, Ashley Madison has established herself as one of the most notable drag queens that the city has to offer. She has been doing drag for eight years and during this time has garnered many accolades such as 1st runner up at the Miss Gay Australia Pageant and Belle of the Ball at the Drag Industry Variety Awards (DIVA). Through her booking agency “Book A Queen,” Ashley has launched not just her own career but that of many other drag queens around the country.

Bumpa Love
Melbourne, VIC, 51

Bumpa Love (originally from Auckland) has been entertaining audiences in Australia and New Zealand for 25 years. With a passion for supporting the GLBTIQA+ community, Bumpa has produced Auckland’s fabulous night-time Pride Parade, been Sponsorship & Events Manager for Melbourne’s gay rugby team the Chargers, MC for the Candlelight Aids Memorial (part of the 2014 International Aids Conference), creator of Melbourne’s Drag Awards, a member of the Yarra City Rainbow Advisory Committee and has produced work shown at Melbourne Fringe, Melbourne Comedy Festival, and Midsumma Festival.

Auckland, NZ, 25

Born in Guatemala and now living in Auckland and with a talent for makeup, she has been doing drag for six years. She is inspired by strong Latin women who are aware of their voices and stay true to who they are. Her drag name comes from her mother. Representing the Latin communities of Aotearoa, Flor is known as a party queen who always shares the love with her infectious smile.

Gabriella Labucci
Ballarat, VIC, 31

Located in country Victoria (Ballarat) her talents include but are not limited to drag, singing, dancing, roller skating, modelling, hosting, voice-over, and acting. She also has a heart of gold and a unique sense of humour and style.

Hollywould Star
Sydney, NSW, 34

Born in the United States, Hollywould has called New South Wales home for the past nine years. Hollywould is classically trained as a singer, touring the world and performing in major stage productions like The Book of Mormon and Kinky Boots as well as slaying the floors of Sydney nightclubs. They most recently were seen performing as a Destiny’s Child member with the Grammy Award-winning Kelly Rowland at the 2023 Domain Dance Party for Sydney World Pride to an audience of 20,000 people. They have also sung the anthem at the 2015 Boxing Day Test at the MCG, and performed as a headlining act at the 2022 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade at the SCG.

Isis Avis Loren
Melbourne, VIC, 33

Isis Avis Loren is a prominent queen of the Naarm, Melbourne drag scene – a slender yet curvaceous catwalk model with a mix of old-fashioned glamour and fierce, edgy entertainment. Having received acclaim since she first hit the stage in 2013 performing both nationally and overseas, she has also found success co-producing her own solo show Ballads & Ballgowns, running two seasons in 2021 and 2022. Well known for her high fashion, gowns, and gorgeous looks that are all custom couture creations made by her own hand, Isis certainly knows her way around a sewing machine taking out Best Costumier and Miss Congeniality at the Melbourne Drag Awards in 2019 and dressing much of the elite Melbourne drag scene in her Haus of Loren creations.

Ivanna Drink
Auckland, NZ, 26

Ivanna Drink is a recognisable face on Auckland’s Karangahape Road, often found at Caluzzi Cabaret as resident Emcee and Showgirl. Her dazzling outfits and hair to match are hard to miss and with her signature beaming smile and hilarious personality she brings a party to life. Married to Drag Race alum Anita Wigl’it, she completes the power couple of drag.

Ivory Glaze
Sydney, NSW, 26

Ivory Glaze brings beauty and glamour to the stage. With a love for fashion, her looks are always polished from head to toe, while pushing boundaries. Ivory’s bank job doesn’t hold her back from exploring all things drag or prevent her from bringing her exuberance to the drag scene, as well as her sweet and wholesome personality.

Rita Menu
Hamilton, NZ, 24

Rita considers herself super competitive and bills herself as a singer, dancer, and seamstress. Despite her lack of experience, Rita has already wowed audiences in the New Zealand drag scene with performances at local nightclubs as well as winning Kita and Anita’s Drag Wars competition in Auckland.

The brand new season of RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under premieres Friday 28 July on Stan. 

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