Queers On Stage – Online ~ Next Show Date: TBA

A monthly Variety Show showcasing and celebrating Queer Artists.

Last month’s lineup featured the following Artists.

Chris Ryan (HOST)

Venmo: @ChrisRyanOnline

Chris Ryan is a standup comedian based in Denver, Colorado. Best known for his lead role in the film, “Gay From Gaylord,” Chris has performed comedy coast to coast for crowds of 20 to 2,000. Three-time winner of the Midwest comedy competition “Last Spartan Standing,” Chris now hosts the Queers On Stage virtual showcase. Catch him at chrisryanonline.com or on social media by following @ChrisRyanOnline.

Jonathan Kim

Venmo: @JonathanKimJonathanKim

Jonathan Kim is a dance artist based in Salt Lake City, Utah. He currently dances full time with Repertory Dance Theatre and worked with Lineage Dance Company, SALT Contemporary Dance, and SJDanceCo. In addition to freelance dancing in his spare time, he also choreographs and teaches. He is interested in improvisational methodologies, the changing of human nature, and contemporary techniques in his choreography.

Shawn Kilgore

Venmo: @Shawn-Kilgore-1

Shawn Kilgore is in his 22nd year as a working professional in the entertainment business. Nominated for a BroadwayWorld.com award and named Best Actor in a Musical by the Miami-Sun, Shawn portrayed Billy Bigelow in Carousel with The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra and The Orlando Ballet which began his work as a featured Pops Series vocalist with the Orchestra. In addition to being a voice-actor and performing live voice-overs in The…

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… Phantoms Unmasked concert event with three of the world’s top performing Phantoms, Shawn co-founded the production company CordoneandKilgore.com, known for their Steve & Eydie Tribute which has played from Las Vegas to Miami and can be streamed live for free on June 11th, 2021, from thegrandoshkosh.org. Visit the Cordone & Kilgore YouTube page for Live! with Cordone & Kilgore, a weekly video podcast that focuses on accentuating the positive, also available on Spotify and Pandora. An original and longtime cast member of the South Florida comedy troupe Laffing Matterz, Shawn would later appear on stages across Universal Orlando Resort, taking on roles such as Jake Blues, Frankenstein, and narrating the Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular. He can be heard as Sister Amnesia on the National Cast Album of Nunsense A-Men!, and as Johnny Fiori in VictoriaPlaceSeries.com



Venmo: @wootorious

San Francisco Bay Area based duo that not only sings, produces, and writes all their musical work. They also own their own video production company focusing on music videos. Luis and Danny have in a committed and loving relationship since 2005.

Sparkle Stone

Venmo: @Sparkle-Stone

Sparkle Stone is a LA based Drag Entertainer with her home stage at Hamburger Mary’s West Hollywood. You can catch Sparkle all over Southern California. Don’t forget to add her on Instagram at SparkleStoneLA and of course tips are always appreciated.

Benjamin R Garcia


Benjamin R Garcia (They/Him) is a passionate performer, storyteller, teacher, and maker of things. As an actor, They have worked on stage, on screen, and online for companies all over the bay area, and the world! They are the voice of Cissy Monroe/George in VICTORIA PLACE (Sweet Nothing Productions), and will appear as Angel Martinez in DULUTH: The Improvised Soap Opera (World Improv Network).

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They currently Teach youth Improv and Acting classes at the ICDT Performing Arts Center in Danville and El Campanil Theatre Academy in Antioch.

Eve La Puma

Venmo: @Eve-LaPuma

Eve is a recent graduate of Stanford University with a B.A. in Theater and Performance Studies and Music minor (Bassoon & Voice) currently working as an arts educator in Washington, DC. She has previously performed in shows such as The Addams Family (Morticia), Hamlet (Polonius), and Doctor Voynich and Her Children (Hannah).

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When not acting, Eve enjoys reading YA novels, petting her cat Mimi, and spending time with her sisters. Huge kudos to her housemates for putting up with requests to stay off the wifi during performances.