Mia Gold Biography

Hailing from the Azores islands, Portugal, Mia Gold is one of Cork Cities leading drag queens. She has been a resident queen at Chambers Bar since 2017 where she hosts and performs several nights a week. Mia is also a founding member of ‘Mockie Ah’, Ireland’s leading Drag Haus. As part of the group, Mia has performed nationwide and in Europe at sold out cabarets, club-nights and festivals and has appeared on the BBC, TV3 and RTÉ. In 2018 Mia was crowned Miss Drag Hens Den, a national drag contest and has become a regular performer at Pride festivals across Ireland. A skilled artist, Mia Gold creates jaw dropping garments and wigs for both herself and queens across the country. She is now passing on her many skills as the head mistress of Ireland’s first Drag School at Cork’s Gay Project, spring 2022.

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