Mondo Burlesque

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2015 The Theater at Harrah’s New Orleans Showtime 8pm. Reserved seating. No photography allowed during the show. CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

Master of Ceremonies DR. SICK is a man of many words, hats, talents, and names.  Known far and wide as “FiddleKiller,” he is an accomplished multi-instrumentalist, playing violin (and all other strings), guitar, piano, drums, harmonica, brass, and homemade instruments, to name a few.  All this, and a powerful baritone singer and comic song writer. Dr. Sick emcees the Bustout Burlesque spin-off Bad Girls of Burlesque show every month at House of Blues. He honed his theater skills while performing for 3 years in the Asylum Street Spankers (Austin, TX). He then took a new direction towards circus and burlesque, co-founding the Carousel Cabaret (Austin, TX) and traveling as musical director with the 999 EYES Freakshow.
MEDIANOCHE (NYC & Spain) Described by the New York Times as “pure sexy”, Medianoche has been a staple in the New York City burlesque scene since 2008. Born and raised in southern Spain, she brings strong traces of tango and flamenco dance to her unique flavor of tease. Medianoche was crowned Queen of Burlesque at the 2013 New Orleans Burlesque Festival. She won the coveted Crystal Corset Award in the Pennsylvania Burlesque Festival, and was featured for three years running in 21st Century Burlesque‘s list of Top 50 Burlesque Performers worldwide. A member of Dita von Teese’s Strip Strip Hooray! cast, Medianoche has dazzled Canada with the World Famous Pontani Sisters; and charmed audiences as far away as St. Petersburg, Russia. Aptly dubbed “Sin in an Hourglass”, Medianoche is a regular performer with Wasabassco, and often graces stages as varied and prestigious as those of Duane Park, Morningside Castle, Galapagos Art Space, Highline Ballroom, and the House of Blues.
MISSY LISA (Dallas, TX) won the coveted title of “Miss Viva Las Vegas” at Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekender at the Orleans Casino in 2013. Missy Lisa founded the Ruby Revue and the Dallas Burlesque Festival, and is the owner of the Ruby Room Studio, Dallas’ first burlesque dance studio. Seductive and talented, Missy Lisa’s diverse acts have earned her fans from coast-to-coast. She has performed in the New York Burlesque Festival, New Orleans Burlesque Festival, and has been a special guest in Chicago for Michelle L’amour’s Stripper’s Holiday (2011, 2012 and 2013).
STEPHANIE BLAKE (Los Angeles, CA) Two time Miss Exotic World winner, appeared in over 50 films & TV shows. Toured with Sid Caesar and Imogene Cocoa.
THE GREAT GADSO (Toronto/Ontario/Canada) The 2015 Southern Fried Boylesque King is still looking for a green card so put your hands together and pull your legs apart!
KIKI CHERIE (Oslo, NORWAY) Swedish/Finnish burlesque performer Kiki Chérie has only been performing for two years, but with her diverse background in everything from ballet to hiphop, and her huge love for musicals and cabaret she is the perfect combination of musicality, flirtacious personality, superb showmanship and a shipload of glitter!
MAXI MILLIONS (Los Angeles, CA) Recent Los Angeles transplant, Maxi Millions, is best known for her classic burlesque style, steamy gaze and mischievous ways. Originally from Phoenix, Arizona, Maxi is co-producer of Spellbound Burlesque, a tantalizing and intimate bi-monthly showcase featuring the best talent from Arizona and beyond. Maxi has had the pleasure of gracing stages from Vancouver to St. Louis to New York City and holds two Most Classic titles (Hollywood Burlesque Festival and Arizona Burlesque Festival). This leggy blonde is definitely Worth Every Penny.
DOLLIPOP (Victoria, CANADA) This multi-talented melody-maker caresses the stage with her million-dollar smile and her red-hot rhythm. As a multi-instrument musician, she’s a one-woman big “sass” band all to herself and certain to make your heart sing out loud. She’s everyone’s favorite flavor and we guarantee you’ll be an all-day sucker for Dollipop!
CONEY BOW (New Zealand) All around dance geek with a passion for vintage musicals Coney Bow has been part of the cabaret industry for the past 20 years, performing her slick jazz numbers in France, Spain, Easter Europe and New York before settling to New Zealand. Coney has recently performed at the Australian Burlesque Festival, the Ottawa Burlesque Festival, and won the title of Duchess of the New Zealand Burlesque festival 2014. Coney is also the artistic director of the vintage jazz and cabaret company Pineapple Productions, home to the French Cancan troupe “Oh Mes Ananas” and to the vintage jazz and burlesque troupe “A Slice of Pineapple” winner of the favourite troupe award at the New Zealand Burlesque Festival 2014.
VOODOO PIXIE and ARNT ARNTZEN (Vancouver B.C. Canada) Voodoo has been referred to as the ‘Demented Debbie Reynolds’, a title well suited for someone who produces and stars in the only yearly Vancouver based horror cabaret show ‘Abra-Cadaver Cabaret.’ She also produces the monthly show ‘A Comedy of Terrors’. Meanwhile, born into a musical family steeped in the tradition of New Orleans Jazz, Arnt plays hot and sweet music for dancers and listeners alike. He’s delighted audiences all over
AERO TRAPEZE (New York, NY) is a collaboration between burlesque sensation Harvest Moon and circus and cabaret performer Jason Mejias. The joined forces in 2012 and have been seen performing at the New York Burlesque Festival and the Burlesque Hall of Fame in Las Vegas. They have been described as a “must-see” act by burlesquebeat.com
MisRED DELICIOUS (New Zealand) is an internationally renowned burlesque entertainer from New Zealand with multiple titles and awards to her name. She is a respected burlesque teacher with some of her students performing internationally, and a successful Producer of NZ shows, including the New Zealand Burlesque Festival. MisRed is well known as a passionate force within the New Zealand burlesque scene, and is fast building an international profile worldwide having performed and taught around the world, including Munich, Rome, Malta, Melbourne, Sydney, New Orleans, Saint Louis, Austin, and Kansas City. Having toured Europe earlier in the year, she is heading back to USA and Canada to tour later in 2015.
AUDREY IVORY (Montreal, CANADA) entered the world of burlesque first as a makeup artist and hairstylist, and then a stage kitten for ”Speakeasy Burlesque.” She performed her first burlesque act in 2011. When not performing, she gives beauty workshops for pin-up models and showgirls in Montreal. Audrey also has her own bilingual burlesque production called ”Le Tassel D’Or”. Her goal is to travel and perform across the USA.
BETSY BOTTOM DOLLAR (Victoria, CANADA) Armed with a powerhouse personality and devastating vocals, Betsy Bottom Dollar is a force to be reckoned with. She has been entertaining admiring fans for over 35 years and for the last 7 years has been touring with the Cheesecake Burlesque Revue as a performer, producer, choreographer, and co-emcee. A splash of diva, a smash of drag-queen, and a crash of heavy metal; she’s a woman who will give you her 2 cents… whether you want it or not.