Joel is a true Southern Lady…er, gentleman, from the heart of South Carolina. He has been involved in the hair and makeup industry for many years.
Joel has worked on multiple photo shoots and runway events including DC Fashion Week, the DC premier fashion show of the House of KAS and many others. He has also had the pleasure of working with some fabulous faces of the fashion world including Bianca Ryan and Isis from America’s Next Top Model.
Educated formally at Paul Mitchell the School, Joel also had a world of learning at “Drag U” in the creation of his alter ego, Jaclyn Avante’. Though now in retirement, Jaclyn has performed and competed successfully on both local and national levels.
Teddy Gregson is a Fredericksburg, Virginia native, now studying Creative Advertising at Virginia Commonwealth University. He is currently interning at GayRVA and can be reached at email@example.com. Teddy finds most inspirations in his idols: Liza Minnelli circa 1972, as well as Andy Warhol and has a tattoo of the Warhol Liza portrait on his right arm.