May 25, 1984 (age 34)
Ronkonkoma, New York, U.S.
|Residence||Brooklyn, New York, U.S.|
Thorgy Thor is the stage name of Shane Galligan, an American drag queen and musician most known for competing on the eighth season of RuPaul's Drag Race and for returning on the third season of All Stars.
Galligan studied music at the University of Hartford Hartt School in Connecticut before graduating from the State University of New York, Purchase with a Bachelor of Music in both viola and violin performance in 2006. He also knows how to play the cello.
Galligan's first drag performance was as Frank N. Furter from The Rocky Horror Show. He was also Marvel Ann in the theater version of Psycho Beach Party. His original drag name was Shananigans, and he auditioned for Drag Race since season one.
Thorgy Thor won the LEGEND award at the 2014 Brooklyn Nightlife Awards.
Galligan (as Thorgy Thor) was announced to be competing on the eighth season of RuPaul's Drag Race on February 1, 2016. He placed sixth out of twelve overall, losing to Chi Chi Devayne. She was brought back for the third season of RuPaul's Drag Race: All Stars, revealed on October 20, 2017. Thorgy got eliminated in ninth place by season 2 and 3 queen Shangela. Her response to being eliminated, "Oh Jesus, gross" was turned into a three-second video clip and became a viral meme. During the show's finale, Thorgy Thor was the only queen to vote for Shangela, despite a previously rocky relationship.
|2014||Mozart in the Jungle||Herself||Season 3, Episode 9|
|2016||RuPaul's Drag Race (season 8)||Contestant (6th place)|
|2016||RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked|
|2018–19||RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars (season 3)||Contestant (10th place)|
|2019||Drag Me Down the Aisle|
- "All Stars | The Changing Face of Drag". allstarsdrag.com. Retrieved 2018-02-19.
- "The Queen of Classical Music Plays n' Slays on Violin, Viola & Cello | On WFMT". On WFMT. 2016-08-23. Retrieved 2018-02-19.
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- "'Drag Race' star Thorgy Thor wants you to support local queens". Newsweek. 2018-02-01. Retrieved 2018-03-20.
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- "Five Facts About Thorgy Thor". QWEERIST. 2018-01-16. Retrieved 2018-10-14.
- "The Cast Of "RuPaul's Drag Race" Season 8 Will Be Announced At New Now Next Honors". LOGO News. Retrieved 2018-02-19.
- "'RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars' eliminee 'bitter' after exit, teases 'dramatic' twist ahead".
- "Thorgy Thor Takes Us Behind the Scenes of the Shocking 'All Stars 3' Finale". Billboard. Retrieved 2018-03-20.
- "'Drag Me Down The Aisle' Is The New Drag Queen Wedding Show We All Need". scarymommy. Retrieved 2019-02-24.
- "Your Favorite Drag Queens Are Starring in a New TLC Wedding Special". www.out.com. 2019-02-12. Retrieved 2019-05-10.
- "Thorgy Thor: Wedding special to be 'catalyst' for equal rights". UPI. Retrieved 2019-05-10.
- ""Christmas Queens 2" Is Sliding Down Your Chimney With Alaska, Ginger Minj, Katya, Thorgy, And More".
- "Get Ready For "Christmas Queens 3" To Come Down Your Chimney".
- "Thorgy Thor Fulfills the Longheld Dream of Performing Alongside an Orchestra in Drag". Hornet Stories. 2018-07-30. Retrieved 2018-10-14.
- "Drag Race All-Star Thorgy Thor makes her Thor-chestral dream come true". Gay Star News. 2018-07-30. Retrieved 2018-10-14.
- "Watch Thorgy Thor Make Sweet Music On Amazon's "Mozart In The Jungle" | NewNowNext". www.newnownext.com. Retrieved 2019-05-10.
- Channel, The Violin (2017-01-10). "New York Drag Queen-Violinist to Join Cast of 'Mozart in the Jungle'". The World's Leading Classical Music News Source. Est 2009. Retrieved 2019-05-10.