Edmonton Burlesque Performers
The Edmonton burlesque community is a thriving scene of performance art, from retro vintage glamour to punk rock feminists to boylesque divas. Below is a constantly growing list of active performers in the Edmonton burlesque scene.
Edmonton Burlesque Performers, A-Z
Alex the Great
Coming into the burlesque world with a background in pole dance, this cheeky performer delights in amusing, amazing, and arousing his audiences. He's the living embodiment of a teddy bear with a strap-on!
International award-winning showgirl and aerialist. Former Artistic Director of the Edmonton Burlesque Festival and producer of Naked Girls Reading and Naked Guys Reading.
Burlesque's nonbinary nerdlesquer! Member of The Feminine Mystique burlesque troupe.
Dancing since before she was born, Audra Dacity brings big smiles, big energy, and a big butt to the stage. She is a director and performer with Capital City Burlesque, and she’s tickled pink to be on the Edmonton Burlesque Festival’s Board of Directors.
Sexy, sweet and has the voice of an angel... he's the gorgeous boylesque and cabaret performer, Basil! Co-producer of The Velvet Cupcakes and The Stud Muffins
Get ready to scream! Part man and Part... well... you be the judge! He is sex, drugs AND rock and roll with all the glitz and glam your eyes can hold! Board member of the Edmonton Burlesque Festival.
Betsy is a co-founder of Black Label Burlesque! She went from the sweet girl next door to the sweet girl that has a dirty little secret!
With a butch grunt and a limp wrist, scream and shout for Billie Fist! From 3-piece suits to low cut dresses, this gender-queerdo doesn’t care where their outfit falls on the gender spectrum, they only care where it falls on the stage.
The Rockin' Ruby Red Head!
“The queen of dry humor and wet dreams,” Cherry is the founder of Razz Ma Berries Productions featuring The Velvet Cupcakes, The Stud Muffins & The Fem Brûlées.
She's so sexy it's scary! Cruella has a love of horror and all things spooky and she is well-versed in how to thrill and chill her way into your hearts. Founding member of Fever Dream Revue.
A member of House of Hush Burlesque, this bubbly tap and swing dancer puts the fizz in champagne. She’ll have you popping more than corks. Get ready to fall drunk in love!
“Destroy the patriarchy, not the planet”. Just like a start codon, Darla is ready to turn you on. Darla is so hot they will denature all your proteins. They are sweeter than 3.14 and just like the mitochondria, they are a powerhouse.
The creative and founding force behind Capital City Burlesque, Delilah blurs the lines between parody and absurdity and brings the unexpected to the stage, always leaving the audience wanting more!
She may be mini but she sure is mighty! D'Lish is the tiny titan of the Feminine Mystique, known for her high energy and bubbly acts! Remember, good things come in small packages... but so does dynamite.
A captivating and decadent performer, delicious down to every last curve! Evangeline loves burlesque for its old Hollywood glamour, its celebration of diversity, and, of course, the glitter!
Fitzgerald Bitchwilliam III
A neoclassical ballet dancer by training, Fitzy is Choreographer/Associate Director of MAN UP!
She's a low-key creeper and a fresh face in the scene who uses her underwear to challenge racism, the patriarchy, and your expectations. With tenacity that extends far beyond her petite stature, she'll force you to bear witness to her weird art while leaving a glittery trail of justice in her wake.
From pole to political statements, to belting it out and taking it all off, there are no limits to Edmonton's French boylesque bad boy. Founder of MAN UP! and co-producer of Commedia Burlesco.
Powered by merlot and mimosas, Holly has a penchant for bringing pop-culture icons to life in unexpected ways on the burlesque stage.
Holly Von Sinn
Hitting the burlesque stage like a tornado through a trailer park! Edmonton Burlesque Festival board member and Founder of the Sinners, Freaks and Geeks. Watch out for her abrasive hobo counterpart Howard Van Zandt!
She’s a traveling show-hole challenging the status quo. She’s the femme for all of them, your favourite baby and mine, Jezebel Sinclair.
Everyone’s show boyfriend! Not a performer, but contributes in a big way to the community, and can often be found running tech at events or getting half-naked as a stage kitten. Hire him to light up your next event!
This curvaceous beauty is a tantalizing storm of seduction. From preforming on festival stages to your favorite local venue, Judy Lee will have you craving for more.
A magician and burlesque clown extraordinaire, Kidd entertains wherever he goes. Performing tricks, singing songs, and telling a good story are just some of the tools at his disposal, and charming audiences is his game.
Known as "Edmonton's Burly Mama!", Kiki Quinn is the founder of the Edmonton Burlesque Centre and a founding member of River City Revue Burlesque.
Layla Le Lay
She’s a little bit curvy and a whole lot of puurrvy. Layla is the producer of The Vagabond Variety Show, co-founder of Black Label Burlesque and a sultry solo performer.
Feel the spark and feel the tingle watch her mix and mingle. Leaving sweet drops of honey across Edmonton's stages since May 2018, she is making it awfully hard to look away.
The Betty & Veronica of Burlesque. Witchy Woman. Fat Girl Floozy. With 13 years of dance experience she is dedicated to showcasing oddity, boss babeness and pure female magic.
The "Good Girl of Edmonton Burlesque"! This kitten turned vixen is the Co-founder of Send in the Girls, House of Hush and Burlesque Dueling Divas. This emcee/performer headlined the Itty Bitty and Calgary Burlesque Festivals and has appeared in festivals internationally.
Old Hollywood glamour, sinfully seductive curves and a smile that will melt your heart, discover why Lilly is the versatile vixen.
A vintage vixen with a love for the dark and macabre. Founding member of Black Label Burlesque.
Birthed by burlesque clowns and babysat by drag queens, Lolita is a prime cut performer who will leave you longing for her tenderloin.
Luna La'Pearl / Lucian La’Pearl
Founder of the troupe The Glam-ARays, this luminescent lively lover is mesmerizing and memorable. She's sweet, she's weird, and sometimes she dances with a beard!
"A metal and B-movie lover with a dash of glamour", Maila is a pinup and fetish muse. Former Edmonton Burlesque Festival Board member and producer of Wednesday Night Tease.
A slutty socialist who possesses a fierce love of butts, boobs, and glitter. She's a Celtic lass with a thick ass who's sure to leave you breathless and begging for mercy.
"Edmonton's detonation button". Minni started out as a troupe member of the River City Revue and now runs her own monthly soloist night called D’Bomme Squad.
Misty Mirage began her burlesque journey in January 2018. She came to burlesque seeking body positivity and found a weird and wonderful glitter family to get (almost) naked with. She's your real-life desert oasis!
Moira Lee Bankrupt
Mistress of moral turpitude, vixen of damnation, killer of truth and love.
Professor Eugene Organ
Burlesque host and lecturer extaordinaire, Prof. Organ, PhD, has written research papers for the Journal of Glitterology, such as "Assles to Tassles – Butts to Busts" and "Hard Labour: Difficult Twerking Conditions".
This rock n' roll renegade made their debut in 2017, bringing their flavor of queer neo-burlesque across the city. Keep your eyes peeled for the next appearance of Edmonton's bounce-back booty!
Here's a river not to be crossed. This nymph of the North Saskatchewan will leave you wanting to pay the ferryman just to spend some time with her. Mythical and flex-ual!
Rusty is a costumer, actor and performer, member of MAN UP! and the Clue Burlesque Murder Mystery cast.
This curvaceous cutie, is a wild child. Neo-burlesque performer that can chug a beer faster than any of you could. She loves all things rock and roll, and burlesque.
This fiery bombshell will ignite your soul and leave you sizzling in your seat.
Scarlett Von Bomb
This powerhouse performer made her debut at Evolution in All Tease All Shade in 2016. She is the 2017 Edmonton Burlesque Festival Bunny Competition First Runner Up!
Silk E Gunz
Causing a captivating calamity wherever she goes, this rock n’ roll sexpot has brought her unstoppable energy to numerous international festivals. This dynamic dynamo is guaranteed to tease and titillate you until you scream for more.
Former professional athlete in football and baseball; this sweet and sturdy cowboy has taken to boylesque like a moth to flame. Much like the rifle, he'll make sure you don't go off half-cocked...
Smitten with Arabella
Gun-slinging cowboy Smitten Wesson teams up with reigning Caribbean Queen of Burlesque Arabella Allure. With a pair like this - its one hell of a showdown. The outlaw joins the outback, combining acro-balance and aerials.
Crowned in 2019 as Edmonton's first "Burlesque Superstar," this award-winning travelling showgirl has left audiences across both Canada and the U.S.A. lusting for more.
She is a protégé of the decadent era of Jazz and Liquor. Watch her hips swing and she'll seduce you while she sings. Want to see what happens when you shine a spotlight on Vanta Black?
Victoria von Kink
Burlesque Performer (member of Capital City Burlesque) | Party Monster | Caustic Wit | Glitter Boner
International burlesque artist and Feminist Provocateur Violette Coquette is the perfect mix of gin-soaked revelry, glamour and delight. Co-founder of House of Hush Burlesque.
"Edmonton’s vaudeville vixen" has been shimmying her way into the hearts of audiences across North America. She’s a proud member of House of Hush, co-founder of The Canary Room, and co-producer of the Fever Dream Revue.
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