Alejandro RodrÃguez AKA Lady Quesaâ€™Dilla Â — Alejandro is a native Tejan@ from the El Paso and Ciudad JuÃ¡rez border. Their work is at the intersection of cultural identity, drag, and community. â€œThe Brown Queen,â€ an autobiographical solo performance about growing up queer in the southwest, premiered at HERE Arts Center in the spring of 2010. Most recent solo performances include â€œMy Tia Lupeâ€ and â€œThe Faggot in the Pink Houseâ€. Alejandro has performed in New York City, El Paso, Texas, Chiapas, Mexico, and Montreal, Canada. Alejandro is a member of The Â House of Bushwig, as Lady Quesaâ€™Dilla, duties include Volunteer Coordinator for the annual Bushwig Festival.
Alejandro can also be found as an Information and Referral Specialist at the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center in Manhattan; and as a Teaching Artist in The Bronx and Brooklyn.
Alejandro holds a BA in Theater from Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts, and a MA in Performance Studies from Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, and is an alum of The Hemispheric Institute for Performance and Politics.
Resides in Brooklyn.
Lady Quesaâ€™Dilla is the reigning Miss Coney Island Queen of Drag.