Venus Ann Serena

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Born and Raised in Nashville, TN, Venus Ann Serena has been in the drag business for eight years. Starting out doing shows from out of her living room, Venus eventually auditioned to be on Play Dance Bar’s secondary cast and has remained performing there since 2011. Through the course of her┬ácareer, she captured two pageant titles: Miss Calendar Girl 2013 & miss Genesis 2014. In may of this year, she will be competing for the coveted national title, Miss Gay UsofA. Venus is a proud drag queen nerd and even took her name from anime: Venus was her favorite sailor scout and Serena is the alias for Sailor Moon.

She also incorporates cosplay in many of her performances. Some of her cosplays include: Harley Quinn (her favorite character), Poison Ivy, Jade from Mortal Kombat, Storm, Pinhead from Hellraiser, The Riddler, Catwoman, HIM from PowerPuff Girls Freddy Krueger, Beetlejuice,Aisha, the yellow power ranger, Phoenix from X-Men,Ursula from the Little Mermaid and many many many more.

Since 2011, Venus has participated in many conventions teaching crossplay tips and para para dancing. She has taught at MTAC, Anime Blues Con, Momocon, and Akaicon itself. This summer you can also catch her at Hypericon. Venus is happy to be an official guest at Akaicon and can’t wait to party with her fellow pandas.