Night of a Thousand Gowns is known for fabulous entertainment - and this year is no exception!

Announcing Jahlove Serrano aka Jus Jahlisa

Jahlove Serrano aka Jus Jahlisa is a health educator youth advocate HIV/AIDS activist androgynous model/runway coach /Drag Queen/background dancer/and choreographer to the stars. He's a Guatemalan/American native of Bronx, New York. Contracted HIV a couple of days shy of his 16th birthday he decided to take a leadership role amongst his peers and community to be very public with his HIV status to combat the ignorance and stigma around HIV/AIDS.  He's working in the field of HIV/AIDS prevention, outreach and research. He's working hard on a global, national, city and local level to address the needs of HIV positive and negative youth. Jus Jahlisa has worked with NYC AIDS institute, National Gay Men's Advocacy Coalition, The Global Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS North America (GNP+NA), AIDS ALLIANCES, The White House, and The Department of Health. He's currently on a national campaign called "HIV stops with me” NYC "In Care '' campaign and Janssen  Positively fearless Global campaign. Jus Jahlisa uses his entertainment platform to promote HIV/AIDS Awareness and education throughout the United States and beyond.

Announcing Darius Anthony Harper

Darius Anthony Harper, actors Equity performer since 2009. A new Hampshire native, Darius would attend  AMDA NYC in 2004. Upon completion of his education Darius would move to Phoenix Arizona where he was an inaugural company member of the Arizona Broadway Theatre. He would go on to work for the Disney company both in Tokyo and on the cruise lines. He has been featured in productions with Broadway Across America, such as The Book of Mormon and Kinky Boots. In 2017 Darius moved to Montreal, Quebec to originate and star in Cirque Du Soleil's VOLTA, in which he was the vocalist. 

Today Darius can be be found performing in cabaret spaces around New York city. As an educator Darius has taught masterclasses in Audition Confidence and Technique at ASU and the Patel Conservatory! He also works with national non profit MENTOR fostering safer spaces for artists to create and exist in!!

Announcing The Haus of Assassins

The Haus of Assassins is the premier drag queen girl group that originated in NYC. Each queen offers unique fashion, performance style, and culture but as a group brings to life high energy concert-like performance. These lip sync assassins will give you a run for your money (literally they will take all your singles). Get ready to be ASSASSINATED by this NYC Glam Award winning Best Group.

The stars of the group:

Kimmi moore (co-founder alongside Boudoir LeFleur) is an independent songwriter and producer. She has won NYC Glam Award titles such as Breakthrough Artist and Best Duo. Kimmi has been featured in Out and Instinct Magazine as well as Queer Necessities playlist and Pridecast podcast hosted by Jonathan Bennett and Jaymes Vaughan on Spotify.

Boudoir LeFleur was a musical theatre actor prior to her drag career, and has performed professionally in every U.S. State. Five time Glam Award winner, including Best Dance Performer and Entertainer of the Year. 

Kamilla Kockman graduated with a BFA in musical theater.  She was the captain and founder of the hip hop team. Kamilla is a resident queen at one of the top drag venues in NYC and Fire Island. Kamilla is the good time girl that makes you laugh while dancing til you sweat in your seat. 

Nick Gaga is a multifaceted artist. She started as a professional celebrity makeup artist and moved on to being not only the premier Lady Gaga drag impersonator but a director, producer, and fashion designer as well. Nick Gaga has a large TikTok and Instagram fanbase and was featured on MTV. You will Gag on this gaga.

Announcing Margaret Kelly

Margaret Kelly has wowed audiences in her native Scotland and in the USA with her stirring, powerhouse voice which has been described as “cathartic.”

After establishing herself as an artist to watch in Scotland, recording and starring in musicals, Margaret was awarded a Scholarship to AMDA New York and made her move across the pond. She later procured a Green card based on her exceptional musical ability. 

She has taken the US by storm - her regional credits include; Les Miserables (Fantine) Maltz Jupiter Theatre and the pre-Broadway Tour, Cats (Grizabella) -Tuachan, Broadway National Tour - 25th Anniversary US tour & Broadway close-up at The Lincoln Center (American Songbook Series), The Full Monty (Georgie), West Side Story (Maria), My Fair Lady (Eliza), Joseph (Narrator) and Hereafter Musical, (Debbie) at The Snapple Theatre, Broadway. She performed the National Anthem at the 10th Anniversary commemoration of 9/11 in New York City, and performed on Broadway in The Minskoff Theatre 2012, Easter Bonnet  – Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids production. Film credits include, Hereafter the Musical alongside Oscar nominee and icon, Danny Aiello.

As a founding member of The Highland Divas, Margaret has starred with her group, most recently at; Edinburgh Castle Headlining The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2022, broadcast to millions of viewers worldwide. Carnegie Hall (alongside Broadway and Opera luminaries), Madison Square Garden (National Anthem) for The NY Rangers and the NY Liberty, at the prestigious Clyde Auditorium in Glasgow, Scotland. She has toured all over the USA and The UK as a Guest Artist with Pop Orchestras, and most notably at Westminster Hall (London) and The Manchester Cathedral singing the UK Premier of the Stirring Street Requiem. She has performed many times on the popular television show The Hour of Power, and has been a recurring guest Soprano with the Greeley Philharmonic.