MEET FRIDAY NIGHT'S DEVILISH LINE UP
Who’s who of the 2019 ABurlyQ Burlesque and Sideshow Spectacular!
FRIDAY NIGHT HEADLINER
Trixy Rene is a multi-award-winning, international, fire-breathing Burlesque Maven that will ignite desires you didn't know you had.
Whether conjuring dark powers of madness, making fire itself her servant, or simply making grown men blush, this hilarious yet sensual woman will have you begging for more.
Although she can be seen all over So Cal, Including her self-produced "Burley TIPS Revue", she currently hangs her high heels at the Teatro Martini in Buena Park, California as their hostess with the mostest.
A classy girl with a sassy twist, Betsy Bootknocker got her start in the Denver burlesque scene over 6 years ago with Ooh La La Presents: Panties at the Bar.
Now, this bombshell is a producing queen!! Including but not limited to Queeriosity, a drag and burlesque extravaganza, and is now one of the Producers of the Colorado Burlesque Festival!
The Little Firecracker with a BIG BANG!
Copper Flame has been a dancer and performer since the age of 3. She has a background in classical ballet, folkloric dance and various Latin dance styles. She has performed professionally in Texas, the Dominican Republic and Panama.
She discovered and fell in love with the art of Burlesque in 2011. Since becoming a member of Colorado’s burlesque super troupe, Peaks and Pasties, she has performed in various venues around Colorado and New Mexico. She was just recently chosen to perform at the Hispanic Burlesque Showcase in Denver, Colorado.
This fiery little Latina may be a small, petite 5 foot package, but she is a firecracker when she gets up on stage!
Jaz Bubbles is very much like her namesake. She brings exuberance and high-spirits to her acts and to everyone around her.
She has been performing in El Paso TX and surrounding areas for over 5 years. Keep an eye out for her — she might photobomb you when you aren't looking!
She enjoys feathers and sparkles, many things "green", and doing pin-up modeling in her free time.
This powerhouse gal is a long-standing member of the Albuquerque burlesque community. She not only travels about the country performing her sexy, sultry acts, but is one half of the creative team behind the bold and bawdy burlesque and live music show, Dirty Deeds Burlesque.
She is everyone's favorite Cochina and TNT in a tiny 5"ft tall package.
The dream girl of burlesque, she is heavenly by name, wilder by nature....with legs so long its gotta be a sin.
“Hypnotizing,” “a blend of classic burlesque, originality and dreamlike sensuality,” the leggy Seraphina Wilder performs burlesque throughout LA and the country. The statuesque dancer with a penchant for character driven acts, was featured in the 2017 New York Nerdlesque Festival, the first ever "Synaesthesia Dance Experience," and the LA installment of the Sex Witch Tour. Taking inspiration from color to pop culture, she continues to perform in LA and produces her own show, the live burlesque mixtape “High Fidelity.”
Tidbits: Produces several zines, including the illustrated "Wilder Babes." Is an avid doll collector.
The Tease of the Twilight
Starry hails from Knoxville, TN, where she deals in finance and cash by day and is all shimmy and sass by night.
An Animal Science degree, a passion for animals and a wildlife rehab background has taken her on a path from “Bears to Burlesque!” She has studied and performed polesque with Sheer Inspiration Pole Fitness since 2009 and made her burlesque debut in 2012 as a GRINDuate of Salome Cabaret Burlesque Academy.
Starry is a fan-favorite performer in Knoxville and has shared stages with burlesque greats and Legends in venues from Alabama to New York!
Starry loves performing in burlesque festivals and competitions and is thrilled to make her Western U.S. debut at ABurlyQ!
She currently holds title in the royal court of Asheville’s Burlesque! Burlesque! Burlesque! Festival with two consecutive wins as “Most Deco-Rated” for best costume design and concept.
Starry is inspired by the art of burlesque and enjoys bringing classic flair to the stage. Whether spinning on a pole or teasing from her soul, she is always very passionate about her art and her audiences.
The Sultry Sinner
Hailing from Albuquerque, New Mexico, Vivian MirAnn is the creator of the newly minted Duke City Burlesque, and has produced Gilded Cage Burlesk & Varieté shows for a decade. She is the creator and executive producer of the ABurlyQ Burlesque Weekender, which is moving into its 7th big year.
She's an award winning performer who has appeared on stages and in festivals from Montreal to Atlanta, from Colorado to Minneapolis and beyond, as well as headlining in scores of shows across North America.
Not one for playing it safe in art, Vivian experiments with a wide variety of acts, music and performance styles. Whether on the stage or literally in your face, she's sure to entertain!
BEST OF THE SIDESHOW ARTS
Anna Nikki has been pole dancing for 7+ years! She won “Thematic Continuity” Award at her first pole competition in 2017, and she placed 3rd in Exotic Division last year, both in Denver.
This is her first burlesque show. She is NASM Personal and Group trainer certified and has taught pole and twerking classes. Her day job is making handstand blocks and canes for Beyond Balance, but lives to show off and perform!
Anna Nikki loves performing using all aerial apparatuses, but pole will always have the biggest place in her heart! She lacked confidence in herself before she started pole dancing, but through movement and discovering her sexuality she was able to grow and own her badass self!
Christine Laylon fell in love with pole dancing and aerials on a whim 7 years ago. With a deep passion for dance her entire life, she has studied ballet and flamenco, as well as trained as a competitive figure skater. Embodying strength, athleticism and dance, she has found pole and aerials to be the ultimate marriage of sport and art. She is an active competitor and performer who has taken the stage all over Texas and trains and teaches in Austin, Texas.
ms. YET is a fusion bellydancer, fire manipulator, model, muse, an experience connoisseur of violent delights, and a very Bad Unicorn. She holds dual BFAs in Drawing & Painting and Fashion Design from the University of North Texas.
She is an arts educator, movement instructor, and currently trains with present day masters of the bellydance, tribal fusion, fire and prop manipulation forms. Torres was named one of Houston's Top "100 Creatives" by the Houston Press in 2011 and inaugurated into the Houston Music and Arts Hall of Fame in 2016.
She also has a pet bunny named Red Bluff who is an emotional support animal and therapy pet.
Denver's Darkest Dame
Tatianna Tata is equal parts high-flying carnie girl and glitter-gore-loving burlesque bombshell. She has been twirling, teasing and tantalizing audiences since 2001.
All the way from Saint Petersburg, Russia, now making her home in Denver, CO. She dazzled audiences in 22 cities across the US in the first ever National BurlesqueFest Tour in 2003, alongside Catherine D'Lish, Kitten on the Keys, Devotchka, Kitty Crimson, Empire Burlesque and more.
From shaking it on Coney Island and at Red Rocks Amphitheater, to performing with some of Drag Royalty's best in Denver's own DragNation , Starring Nina Flowers.
She is a producer of some of Denver's top selling shows, such as Broadway Bound Burlesque, Zombie Bombshells in: Grotesque Burlesque, and L'Estrange Menagerie: A Circus.
Her aerial and burlesque artistry has been a staple in Denver for over a decade. She cant stop, wont stop!!!
The 8th Pantless Wonder of the World
Danny Cavalier has been amusing and confusing crowds at everything from burlesque shows, to rock concerts, to fetish conventions.
This legend derriere has performed up and down the mid-Atlantic, turning “boylesque” on its head with innovative performances that playfully push the boundaries of what to expect when a “Mr” walks on the stage.
He’s got style in the streets and will leave glitter in your sheets, and is head over high heels to be making his southwest debut at ABurlyQ!
Tidbits: In addition to being a burlesque performer and entertainer, Danny Cavalier is a trained sound engineer and teaches basic sound editing classes for variety performers.
The Crimson King
Five years ago, his horror story began.
For 5 years he has terrified and titillated audiences at The Clocktower Cabaret and surrounding Denver area. He has traveled the Southwest and brought his unique form of horror to ABurlyQ on several occasions.
On Halloween night 2018 (the fifth anniversary) a new nightmare was forged. It has come for revenge against those who wronged him. It has come for what is owed him. Ladies and Gentlemen, Dr. Bones would like to welcome you to the birth of "The Outcast".
Costuming Skills & Looks to Kill
Jojo Torrent has spent the last year on the hustle with almost 50 performances across Colorado, Texas, California, and New Mexico.
Known for incorporating his sewing skills in imaginative ways, Jojo tries to bring something unique to the stage with every act. His home troupe is Ooh La La Presents in Denver and this will be his third AburlyQ, including a guest appearance with Burning Loins Boylesque in winning Best Group Act in 2016.
RAPHAEL DE LA GETTO
The Glitter Gangsta
Raphael got his burlesque start in 2015 at the Midnight Martini and Fanny Spankings Burlesque Booty School. He brings to the stage rhythmically playful movement, allowing the music to take your mind and body on a journey, creating an experience that will leave you wanting more.
Raphael is a veteran of the stage, primarily as a thespian, but also a concert musician and singer. When not under the bright lights of the stage, Raphael regularly trades his tassels for takedowns as he has been smashing faces on the independent wrestling scene for over 13 years. It is those skills learned inside the ring and on the stage that has provided Raphael with the tools and character development capabilities that have helped him connect and engage with audiences, no matter the area or platform.
The Dirty Devil of Denver
The name Duvel means "Devil", and Dirty Duvel lives up to it. Sometimes sultry, sometimes downright weird, but always entertaining, she has been on her burlesque journey for 12 years.
She has performed in festivals all over the US, and internationally, including the Sin City Burlesque Festival in Las Vegas where she was part of a trio of performers that won the title "Coven of Sin". This year she is honored to be a new member of the production team for the Mile High Burlesque Festival in Denver Colorado.
Her favorite things include, art, science, boobs, long walks in the rain, and seducing those who have wandered away from the flock.
She's quirky, cute, fierce and cuddly! The Sexy Cat Lady of Burlesque that you can't keep your paws off of!
She’s a co-producer at Ooh LaLa Presents, the current tittle holder for the Colorado Open Burlesque Championship and Mile High Burlesque Festivale Dankest Duo.
Jiji has performed across the country and she's here to Titillate you now!
LADY SAPPHIRE NOIR
This sultry dark jewel of burlesque, is a LA based, award winning burlesque singer, host and dancer. She is known for her big, sexy, sultry voice, love of vintage/pinup style and her signature color royal blue.
Lady Sapphire Noir entered the world of burlesque over 5 years ago. Prior to performing burlesque, her experience includes being lead singer for several bands including a progressive rock band, singing with a jazz ensemble, choral experience and choir leader for a gospel choir, and pinup modeling.
She performs many neo-burlesque acts that include singing, humor, pop culture characters, but has a classic old Hollywood style.
Titles and awards include: Miss Pin Up Perfection 2017, International Burlypicks Master of Singing 2016, California Regional Burlypicks Master of Singing 2016, 2017 Best Hybrid at the Great Burlesque Expo, 2017 Thursday Audience's Choice and Most Original at Texas Burlesque Festival.
The unique voice of this sparkling dark jewel seduces and captivates audiences internationally.