Oregon Experience

Darcelle XV

Season 10 Episode 1005 | 29m 59s Video has closed captioning.

At age 85, Portland’s Darcelle is the nation’s oldest performing drag queen, and operates what is thought to be the country’s longest running drag revue.  Throughout her long career she has been a part of revolutionary change within the LGBT community. Today, Walter Cole, as Darcelle XV, remains Portland’s iconic Drag Queen. 

Aired: 06/20/16

Rating: TV-G

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Funding provided by James F. & Marion L. Miller Foundation, Robert D. & Marcia H. Randall Fund for Lifelong Learning, Oregon Cultural Trust and Roundhouse Foundation.