Brooke Lynn Hytes
Equal parts ballerina, showgirl, and 90’s supermodel, Brooke Lynn Hytes is drag perfection – personified.
The Toronto native, Brooke Lynn Hytes received her dance training at the National Ballet School of Canada and in 2008, she traveled worldwide performing as a principal ballerina with Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo – an all male drag ballet company. Brooke Lynn then set her sights on the world of drag, winning multiple Canadian pageants and in 2014, winning the coveted Miss Continental crown in the United States. The following year Brooke Lynn accepted a prestigious residency at Play Dance Bar in Nashville, Tennessee. Brooke Lynn was honored to be the first Canadian to appear on cultural phenomenon, RuPaul’s Drag Race. Throughout her time on the show, she became known for her polished runway looks and iconic lip sync performances on the main stage. Brooke Lynn finished as first runner-up of season eleven.
Not only has Hytes has cemented her place in history as being the first drag queen to be tweeted by Canada’s official Twitter account, she has also been featured on The Social, the Marilyn Denis Show, The Morning Show, ETalk, ET Canada, Vogue.Com, Refinery29, Metro UK, Paper Magazine, Huffington Post, Global News, CTV News, CBC, Toronto Star, Toronto Life, CP24, Now, Dance Magazine, Blog To, Billboard, MTV News and the cover of New York Magazine, to name a few.
Brooke Lynn has collaborated on content for brands such as Squarespace, Gillette, Fido, Bud Light, and Trojan, she has attended personal appearances for Lyft and MAC Cosmetics and has performed in iconic venues around the world. 2020 shows no sign of slowing down with Brooke Lynn being announced as a permanent judge on Canada’s drag race alongside supermodel Stacey McKenzie and star of Unreal and American Horror Story, Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman.
Never fear, the queen of the North is here!