We serve a diplomatic function under the Order of the Dove and Lily for Sidewinders Bar, the Cabaret at Sidewinders and any other entity that is closely affiliated. The bar general and assistant managers work in conjunction with court and maintain decision-making functions related to the bar and may overrule any decision of the family. Diplomatic functions include attending events as representatives as well as assisting each other and the community when neded.
Members of the household are given the honorary titles of Lærds, Ladies and Lords; these are neutral and serve administrative and community needs.
The following members of the Order of the Dove and Lily include:
As members of the Order, they follow the Rules and Regulations of the Cabaret (posted on http://www.sidewindersbar.net/rules-and-regulations---events.html)
A few family requirements will include attending open-to-the-public cultural events (drag and non-drag) to learn by watching performers, as well as classes in movement, stage and personal presentation and relationship management.
If you would like to join the The Michèle household or Dove and Lily Order, please contact Renée at email@example.com
Membership is by application, audition and interview. Currently, we are not accepting members of our Order.
Renée Michèle Toya-Bouvier, First Lady of Sidewinders, Artistic Director of the Cabaret Theater
Renée Michèle Toya-Bouvier holds degrees in English literature (BA), marketing (MBA-Honors), vocal performance (BMus/MMus), and is completing a PhD in Public Affairs. She studied voice, movement and acting (Meisner) at the Neighborhood Playhouse, under the guidance of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), and the Acting Studio. She is Chief Operating Officer of Sidewinders and oversees all entertainment/events of the Cabaret.
She would like to thank her family (Mom and Dad) and friends, especially her mother Martinique Bouvier, Jacquêsán Taylor-Stratton, Diamond Rico-Stratton, the staff of Sidewinders and her children for being wonderful parts of her life. She also would like to thank the more than 100 individuals it took to open the cabaret and the more than 300 who have performed there since it has opened.
Ramona Michèle Davenport-Cox
Ramona was born and raised here in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to her very loving, and accepting the family. She is not new when it comes to the drag scene but she is a seasoned performer and has been going on over 5 years of performing. Ramona is currently the 1st Alternate for the New Mexico Enchanted Star pageant. Ramona, entered into the drag world because she had wanted to experience the art, and creativity first hand. When you see her during a performance, she loves to give it all she has and grow in her work. Over the years, Ramona has tried on many different names, until she could find one to fit her unique personality, and style. Some achievements from over the years are that back during her high school days, she was the president of her high school's Family Career Community leaders of America organization. Also, during her high school times, she was the president of the Business Professionals of America group, which led to her amazing management, and catering skills built up over the years. She has received recognition from Governor Bill Richardson, which added to her many remarkable accomplishments over the years.
Tanisha Michèle Ferrari
James Michèle Vampire Bat Lecter
Orchid Lyricque Michèle
Mistress Shelly Michèle
Ike M. Ion
Suavecito M. Ticey
Kitana Michèle Kyng
Photo Courtesy of Aba Ortiz
Dagger Kyng Michèle Aurora
J'Adore Michèle Amore
J'Adore was born here in Albuquerque, on May 23, 1992. She ran for Mr. New Mexico November of last year and was fortunate to be the 1st runner up. She was producer for the Fashion Show called "New Mexico Sweetheart Fashion Show" and the "Jennifer Lopez Tribute Show" Both helped her to grow as a person, inside and out. Thank you Mama R & Daddy M. By the Cabaret's Artistic Director, she was asked to serve as Lady J'Adore in the capacity of Diplomat of Interstate Relations, as she ventures into a new chapter of life in Denver, CO.
Seph M. Alan
Natasha M. Hummingbird