Mimi Imfurst is the alter-ego of Braden Chapman, a larger-than-life Drag Queen recording artist and performer. Aside from two notorious turns on RuPaul’s Drag Race, as Mimi Imfurst he has also appeared in drag on Nurse Jackie, Celebrity Apprentice, Blue Bloods and ABC’s What Would You Do? He is the currently reigning 2017 Miss'd America after winning the notorious national drag pageant Miss'd America in Atlantic City.
He created and was an original member of the ground-breaking gender bending "girl" group XELLE and as a producer he created RuPaul’s Drag Race Battle of the Seasons (which has since toured over 60 cities internationally), the Divas of Drag National Tour and the upcoming Dragapalooza. He is also the entertainment director for ALandCHUCK.travel's DRAG STARS AT SEA cruise.
Aside from touring as a drag comedian, onstage he has starred in productions of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH (Hedwig) & THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (Frank N Furter). THE DIARY OF ANN FRANKENSTEIN, THANK YOU FOR BEING A FRIEND (THE GOLDEN GIRLS UNAUTHORIZED MUSICAL) THE FACTS OF LIFE- THE LOST EPISODE and RHODA HEARTBREAK: THE MUSICAL. Most recently he conceived & directed the award winning new play DIVINE/INTERVENTION, the first ever play about the life of the John Waters muse DIVINE.
Many of this releases are available on itunes including his debut solo album The Fire, select tracks from QUEENS, as well as his parodies and most recent singles SWEET TRANSVESTITE (From the Rocky Horror Show) and (A Little) PIECE OF PEACE.