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The drag act changing the way people think about Down's syndrome

Drag Syndrome is the UK's first drag act featuring performers with Down's syndrome.

A drag act featuring performers with Down's syndrome is challenging the way people think about learning disabilities.

Drag Syndrome is the UK's first drag act featuring performers with Down's syndrome - and has come to Wales for the first time.

They are amazing artists - that's the starting point. The Down's syndrome is just an extra chromosome on top. The audience go crazy. The audience go mad. Audiences are very surprised at how amazing they are.

– Daniel Vais, Drag Syndrome Creative Director
The stars of the show are Gaia Callas, Nikita Gold, Justin Bond and Horrora Shebang

Over 250 people bought tickets to see Gaia Callas, Nikita Gold, Justin Bond and Horrora Shebang on stage in Cardiff.

Horrora Shebang performing on the stage in Cardiff

Performer Otto Baxter is an award-winning actor and filmmaker.

His alter ego is Horrora Shebang and he says the performance as "actually electric, it's very exciting and laugh out loud. Lots of giggles."

He's no stranger to the stage, but believes the act has helped improve his confidence and self-esteem.

The audience are encouraged to participate by dancing and singing along

Drag Syndrome has performed all over the the world and prides itself on the audience having as much fun as those on stage.

About 750 babies with Down's syndrome are born in the UK each year and it is a condition that affects people of all ages and ethnicities.

It's caused by the presence of an extra chromosome in a baby’s cells.

People born with the condition will have some form of a learning disability. It can affect a person’s ability to learn but it does not mean they cannot learn.

According to the Down's syndrome Association, there are approximately 40,000 people with Down's syndrome living in the UK.