Drag queen, actor, comedian, recording artist, writer Pandora Boxx is best known as a contestant on the smash hit RuPaul’s Drag Race (Season 2) on Logo and VH1. Despite not winning, Pandora proved to be the break-out star and was named by Entertainment Weekly “as their America’s Next Drag Superstar.” EW.com saying that it was “the most controversial elimination of the season.” Fans voted Pandora “Miss Congeniality” of the show, winning by “a landslide.” That popularity lead to becoming a drag professor on the spin-off show called RuPaul’s Drag U (Season 1 – 3) for which she was voted MVP by fans of the show. Pandora returned to the Drag Race stage for RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars only to be eliminated in another controversial exit. Pandora hosted the all drag queen comedy show, One Night Stand Up: Dragtastic NYC which also aired on Logo. Pandora starred in her own GLAAD award winning Absolut ‘Cocktail Cabaret’ commercials, opened for Leann Rimes and Chely Wright, performed with Roseanne Barr at Uncabaret, appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC), Jeffrey & Cole Casserole (Logo), Clip of the Week on The Soup (Comedy Central), LogoTV.com’s Drag Center and NBC’s Are You There, Chelsea? In 2011, Pandora added recording artist to the list releasing the song Cooter! which reached 56 on the iTunes dance chart. Following up on that success she released a follow up single Nice Car! (Shame About Your Penis) in October 2012 which reached the top 100 in the iTunes dance sales chart. Currently, Pandora is a writer for the new Gay Voices section of the Huffington Post.
Pandora is also the creator, writer and star of the public access/internet show The GAY (means happy) SHOW! (youtube.com/gayshow)! Pandora’s credits run the gamut of media, including stage (Steel Magnolias in the role of Annelle), screen (A Voice from the Lantern in the role of Marvelous Marvin) and television (VH1′s drag documentary Boys Will Be Girls) as well as having work featured in several film festivals like the ImageOut Gay & Lesbian Film Festival and the Berkeley Film and Video Festival (receiving two honorable mentions). Most recently Pandora produced, starred in and wrote the hit play “The Lipstick Massacre,” a comedic murder mystery. The play premiered at Rochester’s MUCCC (www.muccc.org) to four sold out shows which prompted its return several months later to the prestigious Geva Theatre Center, also in Rochester, to rave reviews.
Pandora continues to tour the world spreading glitter, humor and fabulosity to the masses.
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