Cyril Cinder is a dynamic and dramatic drag king known for his unique concepts and high energy performances. With experience in television, film, radio, and music, he loves introducing kings to new audiences. A fierce advocate for queerdos and oddballs everywhere, he wins over hearts and minds when he takes the stage and/or microphone as a performer, MC, and professional speaker. Despite facing protests for his drag story time performances, he takes pride in being a positive role model for his community and encouraging others to tap into their unique strengths and abilities.
Hailing from Ottawa, ON, Cyril Cinder made his drag debut in 2014. Since then, he has performed on stages across the world, from Tokyo, Japan, to the inaugural drag brunch at the Calgary Stampede, alongside many of the world’s top drag talent. Cyril also holds multiple titles from drag pageants and competitions, and is frequently featured as a judge for drag competitions across Canada. When he’s not doing drag, Cyril Cinder is a registered psychotherapist and works extensively with the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. He calls from his life experience and education to advocate for queer rights, mental health, disabled rights, and other social justice causes. Cyril is available for workshops and speaking engagements on a variety of topics, including drag, mental health, and activism.