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DRAG PERFORMER OF THE WEEK Kalli Mauri
2019-10-30

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BEHIND THE NAME "I chose Kalli Mauri because I wanted to make sure I stayed true to my comedy roots it's a pun. I also wanted people to know that I may look feminine but there is still a tentacle lurking somewhere."

MY MUSE "My muse for drag is definitely female pop groups from the late '90s/early 2000s—the girl power, the obnoxious holographic clothes. And the idea that you don't have to always be sexy; that being girly and whimsical is alright too!"

WHEN I NEED A PICK-ME-UP, I ... "Grab an iced coffee and work on a jigsaw puzzle."

GO-TO NUMBER TO SLAY THE CROWD "'Stacey's Mom' by Fountains of Wayne. There's something so powerful about doing a 'male' song and looking as feminine as possible."

MOST PEOPLE DON'T KNOW THAT I ... "… am a classically trainer actor. I got my start in drag working with Chicago premier camp comedy/theater troupe Hell in a Handbag. One of my first jobs ever was in the national touring production of Veggie Tales Live!"

WHERE CAN WE CATCH YOU "Every fourth Saturday of the month I host a show at The Call Bar in Andersonville called 6 Queens, 1 Diva. And every Sunday you can catch me at Lips Chicago."

SOCIAL MEDIA Instagram: @Kristopurrrrrr. Facebook: @kbottrall1


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