The Star System are a collective of neurodivergent queer artists who share a body. This Friday the 13th let Angela, Violet, Loralei, Adriane, Roslyn and Sidney transport you to new dimensions with their inspiring, cathartic, unique and beautiful voices and original songs. the show is a rare opportunity to see, hear and feel these classics as you never have before in raw, stripped down, acoustic renditions. Don't miss your chance to catch the Stars!
The Thrilling Cosmic Magic
of the Star System
Narcisca Vanity (she/her) is a metal vocalist and drag artist. Originally from Albuquerque, she has been doing drag for 8 years and has wracked up several awards and titles, including: OUTstanding Youth Entertainer 2016, Miss New Mexico Pride Youth 2017, and winner of International Thespians Got Talent. She is the mother of the Haus of Vanity with 4 unique, tremendously talented drag children located throughout the southwest and Midwest. Out of drag, Nikolas Hoover (He/Him) has undergone tremendous training from a decade of vocal lessons, The Public Academy of Performing Arts and Santa Fe University of Art and Design before moving to Chicago. In community theatre since elementary school, singing and performing has always been the leading force of their life.
Kyra Leigh (she/her/hers) is active as a musician, actor and teacher in the Chicago area. Her original compositions and arrangements have been featured by Underscore Theatre, Shakespeare All-Stars, Prop Thtr, and Theatre of Western Springs. She’s also released an original album, Transfigure. Favorite roles include Renee Richards in Love Serving Love in Valiant Theatre’s Festival of New Works and Lola Cola in Southern Comfort with Pride Films & Plays. As a music director she’s MDed with TVC-Chi and with Kokandy Productions for Head Over Heels. She also teaches and coaches privately and with The Voice Lab and with the musical theatre department at ChiArt. She is active as a singer, composer, and as-needed pianist and conductor with North Shore Baptist Church. A passionate advocate for trans visibility in music and theatre, she’s currently represented by DDO Artists. Find her under Kyra Leigh on social media.
Robert Puig Cuevas(He/Him) is an all around performer. He has lived in Chicago since 2014 and he hates the cold. He played Brad Majors in The Rocky Horror Musical and Johann Wilhelm Möbius in The Physicists at Wright College. He studied improve theater at The Second City and is a founding member of the improv troupe Possum Blossum. He also was part of the hilarious sketch group The Uploose Odditorium. It was there that he began his writing journey. He then helped write and performed as “The Magician” in the iconic show Bipolar Bitch. Currently he is working on a edu-tainment play about Bees. Honey bees are responsible for 80% of pollination for many of our cultivated crops. He would like to thank his family for supporting him and most importantly his man Nikolas Hoover. Cindy too. And the Haus of Vanity.
Slussy is a a multimedia artist that takes on many forms. Some of which include being a podcast host with their drag mother and best friend Narcisca Vanity, hair stylist and hair mentor for the Haus of Vanity and production for project like the YouTube series Dragcademy and music videos for the Haus of Vanity. A lot of their inspiration comes from their love of witchcraft, kink but most importantly from their wonderful support system of their best friends and sisters. Despite being a baby drag queen be on the look out for their work in design, styling, and other sickening performances.