269 Ani Sidzamba – From Ice Queen to King

Ani meets a certain lady in red who forces her to upend a lifetime of self-protection.


Anivuyina (Ani) Sidzamba is a; black activist, actress and Sydney Drag King -Malcolm XY.Ani's drag style focuses on highlighting black excellence through spoken word, dance, comedy and lipsync. She has taken her performances all acrossSydney stages and actively promotes and encourages black visibility and participation within the Sydney queer scene.Ani was born and raised in South Africa untilmigratingto the western suburbs at agenine.Ani is also a founding member Haus of Shakur- aBla(c)k queer collective and safe space centring and uplifting Bla(c)k queer youth.


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