Triangle Tarts

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Ottawa Pride, August 2019. (L-R) Crystal Chandelier, Davida Devine, Donna-Marie, and Tiara-del-Fuego

The Triangle Tarts are a semi-official drag appendage of Triangle Squares

Ensemble Name Street Name
Carmina Putana Terry Thorpe
Crystal Chandelier Steve Sterritt
Davida Devine Dave Whitney
Deb Auchery Nancy Deadman
Dixie Grande Debra Pugh
Donna-Marie Don Cheff
Eileen Dover Brian Croker
Finalnet Funicello Geremy Vincent
Ginger Snapped Dierdre Taylor
Heidi Sausage Richard Stoveld
Hope Leslie Romantic Rick Monsos
Juana Donis ??
Liz Tureen Brian Wilding
Mary Kay-Y Don St. Jean
Mary Xmas Don St. Jean
Mona-Lil Louder Warren Estabrooks
Ophelia McCracken Keltie Jones
Patty O’Furniture Peter Davies
Pearl Choker Chris Ambidge
Penny Cillin Bill Woodfine
Rhea Cycle Steve Varga
Scarlet Mascara Kevin Kavanaugh
Sheila Buzyu Don St. Jean
Strawberry Dickerie Alan Dearnley
Tesse Tostesterone Costa Roussakis
Tiara Del Fuego Steve McKeown
Trista McRing Keltie Jones
Vesta Bule Paul Kivisto


The Triangle Tarts first appeared as a cohesive group in the early 1990s. Prior to this, two or three dancers agreed in an informal way to dress up in drag for special club dances and events. With time, the Tarts coalesced into a core group of dancers who were agreeing upon themes and colour schemes for their appearances at club dances and events. As Triangle Tarts are an inclusive group, they have welcomed women to the family. A small handful of Tarts have participated in a few of the Honky Tonk Queen Contests at IAGSDC conventions, with a winner in 1992, Carmina Putana. In the 1990s and early 2000s, the Tarts danced in demonstration performances at various venues to promote and advertise the club and its classes. Since the 2010’s, The Tarts have marched in Pride Parades in Toronto and Peterborough, and have appeared at Pride festivals in Toronto and Ottawa.

The list shown above are those we remember as having participated as a Tart, either as a core member or as a sometime-Tart.