“It’s not about me, it’s about our Community” Rusty~
Born in PA. Raised in ABQ, NM. Moved to WDC 06’ & MPLS 12'
Studied Art / National Art Honor Society, Vice President Art Club, Lettered in Art – Cibola High School, 98’
Albuquerque Kings Club Performing Arts Member – Promotions & Flyer Designer
Performer at the Historic Kimo Theater in ABQ NM for Funny Lesbians For a Change,
SOLD OUT 03' - opening act for comedian Dana Goldburg
Achieved local fame for sensual and exciting performances.
Performer : ABQ Pride
Washington DC Kings Club Performing Arts Member 06'
Worked with WDC Rape Crisis Center & raised $$ with benefit show
Performed at Black Cat Nightclub, Velvet Lounge & several other rotating gay & straight bars in & around WDC
Performer with Burlesque Troupe , The DC Girly Show at Capitol Pride, opening for RuPaul
Achieved local fame for exhilarating performances & non-profit work
Helped raised $$ for Different Avenues, DC non-profit helping homeless queer youth. Raised $$ for Girls ROCK DC, Non-Profit helping girls achieve their rock n roll dreams
Invited to perform ‘Send me an Angel’ group number at Columbia University- Queer Prom in NYC
Performer at PHASEFEST - Phase 1
Featured on the cover of Washington Blade the nation’s oldest LGBTQ newspaper
Featured in DC Agenda LGBTQI Newspaper
Crowned Capitol Queer Prom King, Washington DC - 09' - BOI Productions
Featured in the New York Times
Collaborated with MLB & Washington Nationals promoting 1st Annual LGBT Family Night at the ballpark
Featured in Twin Cities Gay Scene Magazine, MPLS 13'
Volunteered at Minneapolis Burlesque Festival - Black Hearts Burlesque, MPLS
Named one of NewNowNext.com 100 Best Drag King Names
Active Volunteer & Supporter of Elevated Roller Derby, ABQ
Article & Cover of Santa Fe New Mexican, featuring NM Drag Kings @ SF Pride
Organizer of NM Drag Kings Performance - Santa Fe, Pride
Performer : Santa Fe, NM Pride
Winner- Best Drag King, Weekly Alibi, ABQ NM Newspaper, Readers Choice 19'
Headliner for Elevated Roller Derby Annual Fundraiser Drag Show
Launched website – RustyNutz.org
Queerly Nutz Entertainment, Birthed 12/2021
Featured in Butch is Not a Dirty Word Magazine - 22'
Created Draglesque, a Form of Drag King Burlesque, Inspiring other Drag Kings Nationally
Founding Member of New Mexico Drag King Collaborative
Producer of KINGdom NM Drag King Monthly Brunch / King Shows @ Kosmos, ABQ & Jean Cocteau Cinema, SF
Featured in ABQ Paper - 2022
Article in Santa Fe New Mexican - Pasatiempo - 2022
Featured Drag King at Womensfest Key West, FL 22
Write up in Santa Fe Reporter Newspaper - 11/23/22
Raised $1,000 for Club Q, NM Drag Kings- Viva Las Vegas
Article in Santa Fe New Mexican, 12/2022
Producer - Raised over $2,500 for NM Community Members / Non-Profits w/ NM Drag King Shows - 2022
Conducted a Drag workshop for a private Santa Fe, NM Queer Student School Group
Resides with wife Killer Queen (Elevated Roller Derby) in Oh'Gah Po'Geh, White Shell Water Place, Tewa
Territory also known as Santa Fe with felines Chad, Fela & Cheetah & Canines Rain & Micky