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“Drag Race” alum Alyssa Edwards heads to Netflix in “Dancing Queen”

Drag superstar Alyssa Edwards is coming to Netflix with the help of Los Angeles-headquartered World of Wonder Productions. The 8 x 45-minute Dancing Queen will follow the multi-layered life of Edwards, also known ...
August 22, 2018

Drag superstar Alyssa Edwards is coming to Netflix with the help of Los Angeles-headquartered World of Wonder Productions.

The 8 x 45-minute Dancing Queen will follow the multi-layered life of Edwards, also known as Justin Dwayne Lee Johnson, as he navigates dance life, drag life, family life and love life in his hometown of Mesquite, Texas. The docuseries will also pull the curtain back on Johnson’s Beyond Belief Dance Company as he looks to prepare young dancers for a competitive dancing season.

The eight-episode docuseries catches up with the drag performer after several successful appearances on RuPaul’s Drag Race on VH1, most recently in this year’s 10th season.

World of Wonder’s Fenton BaileyRandy BarbatoTom Campbell, Roy Orecchio serve as executive producers alongside RuPaul Charles. Johnson serves as producer.

Dancing Queen will be available to stream globally on Netflix beginning Oct. 5.

Watch the trailer below.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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