Carmella Marcella Garcia - Photo by Phillips Mitchell Photography

Carmella Marcella Garcia – Photo by Phillips Mitchell Photography

Carmella Marcella Garcia, known as the the ‘Grand Ole Gal of the South’ or just ‘Mella’, started in Nashville, Tennessee in the mid 80’s at the Cabaret. She has been on casts at the Cabaret, Warehouse 28, and PLAY Dancebar in Nashville; The Pilgrim House and The Crown and Anchor in Provincetown, Massachusetts; and a regular at the Parliament House and Southern Nights in Orlando Florida. Carmella is a live Country and Jazz vocalist, stand up comedian, emcee, vocal impressionist, and excellent lips sync artist.

Carmella has worked in over 30 States including Hawaii, Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands, and Canada.  She has helped raise 100’s of thousands of dollars for charitable organizations including Nashville Cares, Orlando’s Serenity House, Hope and Help, and Children’s Miracle Network.  Carmella AND George T. have been seen on MTV, Comedy Central, The Travel Channel, and E! Entertainment Television.

Some of the Entertainers that most influenced Carmella are Charles Pierce, Jim Bailey, Divine, Jimmy James, Diana Hutton, Sahdji, and Kenny Kerr.

Being 85% retired form the business of female impersonation, George T. Reed spends a great deal of time coaching and promoting real girl pageants. George has been part of the backbone that has produced winners all over the east coast, State winners in Kentucky, Maryland, Florida, and even Miss America 2004, Ericka Dunlap.

George now also enjoys spending time with his Mother at their home in rural Kentucky. He also enjoys cooking, old movies, and is thinking about writing a book about his life and adventures.

Titles and Awards

Miss New York City at Large 2005

Miss Florida F.I. At Large 2000

Miss Gay Orlando 1998

Miss Gay Florida America 1997
Prelim to Miss Gay America

Miss Continental Plus 1995

Miss Universe at Large 1992

Miss Gay USofA at Large 1989

Miss Tennessee USofA at Large 1989
Prelim to Miss Gay USofA at Large

4th Alternate to Miss Gay USofA 1989

Miss Gay Florida USofA 1989
Prelim to Miss Gay USofA

*Carmella has won numerous other titles across the country including Miss Parliament House.

Some venues and events that Carmella has been a part of include:

Carmella Marcella Garcia and Friends

Carmella on Social Media: Facebook

2015 – 2016 Show Ads Featuring Carmella

  1. Love Carmella

  2. From backyard drag to big stage drag I have been fortunate to have witnessed one of the best performers a stage, of any kind. has ever been graced. One always knows that a show with Ms. Carmella Marcella Garcia, will be a show unforgettable. Many folks across this country have been fortunate to see a show and witness a STAR performer. For me being one of Carmellas hometown friends and to have witnessed the generosity, the hard work, passion and heart that Carmella shares in each performance has been a blessing and memories that will last generations. So proud of this small town KY Gal from the South!!!

  3. One of the most accomplished female impersonators/comics/MC’s of a generation.