“Pain proof” is a classic sideshow term for acts and performers that demonstrate excruciating feats of mind over matter. Examples of pain proof acts include bed of nails, human pincushion, blade ladder, human dartboard, and glass walking. The idea is to convince the audience that the performer is impervious to pain or alternatively that the … Read morePain Proof Provocateur: Do I feel pain?
I’m excited to announce that I am a featured performer for the 4th annual Rubber Ball USA, April 26th & 27th in Minneapolis. “Rubber Ball USA is an unrepentant celebration of fetish culture featuring internationally-renowned performers, models, and fashion designers. Debauchery meets elegance as we fill the Historic Concord Exchange with the most provocative fetish … Read moreRubber Ball USA
I’m excited to announce the (costume-ready) debut of The Grand Dame of Champagne, an over-the-top sabrage and sword swallowing burlesque act loosely inspired by the legends surrounding the Widow (Veuve) Clicquot and the art of sabrage. The Grand Dame of Champagne is visually decadent. It features aesthetics inspired by Marie Antoinette and is backed by a … Read moreNEW ACT: The Grand Dame of Champagne
Approx. 2,000 B.C. – Sword swallowing was developed in India by fakirs and holy men as a display of their seemingly super human abilities and spiritual endowments. At this time, the Middle Kingdom was being established in Egypt, the elephant was being tamed in the Indus civilization, and horses, bronze, & alcohol arrived to Britain. … Read moreSword Swallowing: The Deadliest Art
This Valentine weekend you can catch me in Tulsa, OK for the Starbird Car Show! I will be sword swallowing and performing fire shows Friday 2/15 through Sunday 2/17. Additional festivities for the car show include live music, an action arena with flamethrowers, burn outs, and indoor “hooning”, mini bike drag races, soap box derbies, … Read moreStarbird Car Show
I’m excited to introduce a new fetish burlesque act, Candy Hearts. This Valentine-inspired act is for latex lovers and fans of rubber. It plays with the theme of indulgence and edible intimacy. [Photos coming soon]. The choreography is more exotic than and in many ways a departure from previous work. In the earliest stages, Candy Hearts was … Read moreNEW ACT: Candy Hearts
I have some intriguing news! Cabaret A Go-Go Fridays at Bordel are becoming VELVET: “Spontaneous cabaret performances and sexy beats weave together to form a lush tapestry for Bordel’s VELVET. Be seduced by the sights, sounds, and flavors of Paris as you are transported to the licentious quarters of Pigalle & Montmartre“. Like it’s predecessor, VELVET features 2 pop-up burlesque performances beginning after … Read moreIntroducing… VELVET
2018 has been a fantastic year full of growth and fun surprises. 2019 shows no signs of slowing down with performances at Starbird Car Show (Tulsa, OK), Steampunk Weekend (Hannibal, MO), Rubber Ball USA (Minneapolis, MN), Lupulin Carnival (St. Louis), and Motoblot (Chicago) all with in the 1st half of the year. In addition to … Read moreNo Resolutions Necessary