Courtney Act to Perform at Underbelly Festival this August

For the first time, Drag superstar Courtney Act from RuPaul’s Drag Race and Australian Idol is performing in London at the Underbelly Festival on 9th to 11th August.

In Courtney Act: The Girl from Oz, the Australian drag queen will take her audience over the rainbow and down under with comedy and live tunes.

Courtney Act rose to fame in 2003 when she became a semi-finalist for Australian Idol. She was also the third singer in the competition to release an official solo single. Courtney also joined the sixth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race in 2014 where she managed to get to the top 3.

A photo of Courtney Act on stage. Photo courtesy of
A photo of Courtney Act on stage. Photo courtesy of Community News AU.

About the Underbelly Festival

Underbelly Festival is a product of two popular festivals–Udderbelly and London Wonderground–merged together.

Since its opening on April 2017, Underbelly Festival has brought circus, comedy, cabaret, and family entertainment in Southbank. Furthermore, guests can enjoy international street food, after-work drinks, and an authentic festival atmosphere.

Other shows to watch in Underbelly Festival

Also, aside from Courtney Act, other must-watch shows include:

  • Bang Said the Gun – Performing for one night only on 25th July; Bang Said the Gun is a spoken word group that has ‘made poetry cool again.
  • Boudoir Circus – Showing for one night only on 19th September; the audience can expect a blend of sexy, fun, raw, and daring endeavours with a dash of tongue-in-cheek performances.
  • Children are Stinky – Showing until 27th July; this show features a high-calibre circus, cool music, and hilarious comedic act performed by an Australian acrobatic duo.
  • Hans: Mein Camp – Performing for one night only on 25th July; this is a new show by Albert Gilbertson, also known as ‘Hans’.
  • Monski Mouse’s Baby Disco Dance Hall – Showing until 24th September 2017; this international hit early childhood event lets children ages five and under and their parents dance in the friendliest of discos.