Ava Glasscott is a model signed to Maggie Inc., a licensed cosmetologist, and a nightlife and cosplay performer active in Boston and New York.
The story of Ava’s journey as a trans model has been featured by NBC Boston and the WCVB-TV showChronicle. Ava will be 2019 pride Marsha at the Boston pride parade. Ava was in Amy Schumer’s film I Feel Pretty (2018), Ava was included in a scene alongside Schumer, Lauren Hutton, Michelle Williams, and Aidy Bryant. Ava represented the State of Massachusetts in the Miss Trans USA Pageant 2018. She is the first post-op transgender contestant from New England to represent her Community in a National Pageant. She also appeared in the documentary film All Stars: The Changing Face of Drag(2016), which she promoted at RuPaul’s DragCon in Los Angeles.
In 2017 Ava will lead an in-conversation event at Barnes & Noble with NYU sociologist Victor Corona about his nightlife book Night Class: A Downtown Memoir, in which she is included.
Ava has been profiled in VICE’s Broadly channel, mentioned in a New York nightlife article in The Times of London, and featured in Boston photography blog The PaRLR. She has also been a guest speaker at Columbia University, where she spoke about her performance work, youth, and transition.
Her modeling work has appeared in the magazine Boston Spirit, Logo TV’sGo Out Loud, MAXIM'S FINEST and a Commonwealth of Massachusetts public health campaign.