CEO/ Professional Pageant Coach


Cyrus Frakes-King / CEO of Cosmic King Productions. INC. 

Owner of The Gowns and Crowns Studio.

Cy is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Arts in advertising & public relations and a minor in communications.

His pageant experience spans 30 years as a pageant and fashion show director, producer, emcee, judge, pageant wear consultant, and photographer. The past seventeen years he has worked as an individual pageant instructor for Gowns & Crowns, LLC., a pageant preparation studio he owns and operates in Columbia, South Carolina.

Gowns and Crowns (a Cosmic King Productions Inc. Studio)  specializes in the TOTAL PACKAGE!  Cy and the Gowns and Crowns Team can assist a client in all areas of preparation from interview, on-stage speaking skills, proper walking techniques for swimsuit and evening gown, stage modeling routines, over-all stage presence; wardrobe selection, physical fitness, talent presentation, make-up artistry, to platforms and community service.

Understanding you can't buy confidence, but you can build it Cy teaches individual classes giving each client the freedom and privacy to discover their own individuality through pageantry. Cy feels individual attention is a necessity for young women to recognize weaknesses and learn to showcase their best qualities and attributes.

Cyrus appeared in his own reality show for TLC The King of the Crown (currently seen on Amazon.com/Prime TV) and has made guest  appearnaces on The Anderson Cooper Show, Lifetime's The Week The Women Went, and The Real Housewives of Atlanta.

Photo Credit: Jake Simpson Photography