Belle of the Ball

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2018
House of Blues
8pm (doors at 7pm)

Reserved Seating (tables, single chairs, balcony bench seats) & General Admission (standing room) No flash photography allowed during show.

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Mistress of Ceremonies Voodoo Von BoomBoom (Sarasota, FL) This native Floridian spends her days treating patients with pins and potions as an Acupuncturist and Doctor of Oriental Medicine. She caught the performance bug just a few years back and reigns in her role as Mistress of Ceremonies for Sarasota’s Premiere Burlesque Review, Black Diamond Burlesque. Her so-called persona, VooDoo, flexes luscious lexicon with a swamp-water drawl, and flexes her dance gams every chance she gets.
Special Performance by Elle Dorado (New Orleans, LA) Elle Dorado is Queen of Burlesque 2014. She is known for her exuberant take on the classic bump and grind. In September 2013, she debuted the first striptease ice-skating act in modern burlesque, and is an international headlining star. In September 2014, Elle won the Queen of Burlesque title at the 6th Annual New Orleans Burlesque Festival. In 2018, she was 2ndRunner of at the Miss Exotic World competition in Las Vegas. She performs across the globe and is a regular performer at Bustout Burlesque, the Bad Girls of Burlesque.

THE LADIES BELOW WILL BE COMPETING FOR THE TITLE “BELLE OF THE BALL”

Holly Dai (Portland OR) is Portland Oregon’s long legged lovely. She has been featured in several national festivals, including: The Windy City Burlesque Festival (Chicago), Las Vegas Burlesque Festival, The Great Burlesque Exposition (Boston), The New Zealand Burlesque Festival, and Tiki Oasis. She is a producer of the Oregon Burlesque Festival and Papermoon Cabaret. This stunning burlesque performer takes her legs to new heights with her dazzling performances.
Zyra Lee Vanity (Toronto, Canada), also known as Toronto’s Urban Desire, is a Burlesque performer and producer known for her high energy routines, unique and beautiful costuming, as well as mixing urban culture with glamour.
She is the founder and artistic director of Lee Vanity Productions, a Burlesque and entertainment company focusing on RnB themed burlesque shows. Zyra is also a multi award winning Burlesque performer, winning titles such as “Judges Choice” at the Arizona Burlesque Festival and “Most Beautiful” at the AlternaTease Neo Burlesque Festival. She’s performed at several festivals including the Las Vegas Burlesque Festival and New York Burlesque Festival as well as at trade shows, expos and conferences throughout Canada and the USA.
Ferri Maya (Melbourne, Australia), Goddess of Rock ‘n’ Roll Burlesque. Internationally known for her mesmerizing and stunning shows, this larger than life, multi skilled performer will put a spell on you with her natural charm and charisma, enticing your every senses with her veils and fans. This seductive, high energy performer was born into the spotlight as a Dancer. Miss Ferri Maya has mastered her craft for over 20 years, classically trained and holding a certificate in Commercial Dance and Theatre, Bachelor of Arts in Performance and is currently finishing her Masters degree in Teaching Dance. Sharing the stage with International Burlesque Kings and Queens around London and Australia and being one of the dancers picked to entertain royalty at London’s ‘The Box’, Ferri Maya brings her unique style of Rock ‘n’ Roll Burlesque to the stage.
Lady Josephine (Montreal, Canada) Ever wanted to have sex in the Chrysler Building? Known as a “Tall Glass of Bad Ass”, The Lady Josephine is an award-winning burlesque artist, teacher and entrepreneur. Her performances are unrelenting explosions of high fashion and drama… dipped in filth.
She was chosen to compete at the Burlesque Hall of Fame in 2014 and 2017 and voted one of Canada’s top ten performers by her peers through 21st Century Burlesque. Notable appearances include the Dita Von Teese cabaret, Montreal International Jazz Festival, C2MTL, the New York International Burlesque Festival and her role as Lili St Cyr in the 7 Finger’s production “Vice & Vertu”. She is the co-founder and director of the Academie Arabesque Burlesque in Montreal, Canada.
Ginger Foxx (Sydney, Australia) The golden days of the silver screen usher in a hefty waft of nostalgia, depicting opulent sirens contained in moving pictures – images of pure glamour. Ginger Foxx is a scintillating siren contained by no screen. She’s one fetching fox busting at the bustle with bold theatrical production styling, gilded on high drama. Based in Sydney, this vivacious vixen has made International appearances at the London Burlesque Festival, Edinburgh Fringe and New Zealand Burlesque Festival. In 2015, Ginger took out the titles of Miss Burlesque Australia 1st runner up and Miss Burlesque New South Wales, as well as winning the Australian Burlesque Festival’s Baby Bombshells competition. Get ready to sizzle with this silver screen siren and indulge in the prima donna that is Ginger Foxx.
Mayo Lua de Frenchie (Albuquerque, NM) This little badass has been training in dance and performance art for nearly 30 years and focusing primarily on burlesque for the last 5 years. She’s trained in over a dozen styles of dance and martial arts. She uses her vast training, her luscious, bedroom eyes and her curvy, little body to bring you her dark, entrancing style of burlesque. She’s a multi-award-winning performer, choreographer, producer and instructor. Hailing from Albuquerque, she’s known as “the Enchantress of New Mexico” and “the single shot of bourbon in a craft beer town.”
Violet Coquette (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada) Canadian burlesque artist and Feminist Provocateur Violette Coquette is a golden-era beauty who has performed on burlesque stages across the world since 2015, from Toronto to London to Stockholm. Co-founder of House of Hush Burlesque and creator of the Violette Underground, she thrives on the magical energy created when a live performer and audience connect under glittering lights. The perfect mix of gin-soaked revelry, glamour and delight.
Sugar Kane (Portland, OR) She’s a candy-coated bombshell that will rot your teeth and make your mouth water! With over 10 years of swing, tap, go-go, and burlesque, she’s performed on stages internationally and across the US including festivals such as New York, Colorado, Texas, Kansas City, Windy City, Oregon, Houston, Show-Me and New Orleans. Her love of vintage pin-up inspires every bump, grind, peel, and twirl! In addition to performing, she produces Naughty Bit Burlesque in Portland, Oregon.
Lil’ Steph (Philadelphia, PA) The Criminally Cute Lil’ Steph is Philly’s notorious Showgirl and artistic directrix. She has sauntered across stages in 7 countries, teasing audiences in Paris, Rome, Prague and Amsterdam to name a few. She has had the honour of performing at The Burlesque Hall of Fame, Headline the Empire Burlesque Festival and win “Most Classic” at the Carolina Burlesque Festival. For over a decade this cheeky ecdysiast has been bringing her decadent, neo classic style to cities from coast to coast including NYC, L.A., New Orleans and Boston while producing numerous shows in Philly like Bravissimo Burlesque, Rasputin’s Room and Sin Cities.You can catch her every First Friday as the window siren at Portside Parlor.
Jolie Lolita (Montreal/ Quebec/ Canada) is a burlesque artist, a pinup model and a gogo dancer from Montreal. She performed in many venues and festivals in Canada. She is a perfect cocktail of class, sensuality and sassiness! Watch out cause you gonna burn on place for that sexy red hair as hell pinup!