Began her career under the fine tutelage of LadyMissIris and Miss B. She has performed on stages throughout New England for the past 10 years and is the glittery right hand to Miss Bettysioux Tailor for GBE costume exhibit. She is best known for her geeklesque acts; several which you might have seen here at GBE: Godzilla, King Kong, Alien and Doctor Who.
Iridessa Blossoms is an Internationally known Performance Artist and is making her way around the world one show at a time. She has been stimulating audiences with her unique expression and artistic concepts in variety shows for close to a decade. She is known for her pop n' lock isolations and hybrid style of belly dance. She is multi- talented and her signature style is broad, diverse and ever-changing. While struggling to find her place in belly dance, she found her community while attending the annual burlesque conventions, The Great Burlesque Exposition and Burlycon. She is the founder and former producer of Poppin' Cherries and Eclectic~ Ka and owner of Creative Motion Dance! With her distinguished hips that tease and signature moves that please, she dances effortlessly in an unreal fashion. Sultry and sassy...transforming your senses to a place that is ethereal. Bridging the gap between worlds and transcending time and space, she is a magical goddess in motion! When she is not lighting up the stage you can find her frolicking with fairies.
The girl who puts the jiggle in the wiggle, Mimi maShuga has graced stages across the globe from Anchorage to Berlin with 14 festivals under her pastie. She's half of the debaucherous duo behind Make 'em Blush Burlesque, winning second place Best Performance Group via Best of Boise 2019. Mimi was a feature performer in Glasgow and Amsterdam, Ms Gay Idaho XXX, winner of multiple awards...and her third grade spelling bee.
Scratch is the founding chair of The Great Burlesque Exposition, the director and producer of BeauTease Burlesque (formerly The Boston Babydolls), and the Curator of The American Burlesque Collection. An experienced performer and producer, Scratch is regarded as an expert in promotion, act creation, the history of burlesque, and the diverse aspects of putting on a show.
From dancing and acting, to directing and producing--this Tease Queen has been titillating audiences since 2005, and was named Miss Congeniality at the Caribbean Burlesque Festival and The Washington Blade's Best Burlesque Dancer in 2014 and 2015! Her mission is to #INSPIREandELECTIFY as she has performed in 21 cities, 9 states, 3 countries, and 1 District. She was the Producer of DC's Open Stage show UNFASTENED DC (unfasteneddc.com). She is The Woman who Ignites Pleasure fuses for Sport, there's #nothingprivate about these tails... Miss Private Tails!
Red Velvet, a life-long dancer, has performed in musical theater and burlesque throughout the U.S. and internationally. Red Velvet is proficient in various dance forms and teaches classes in burlesque, cancan, and Isadora Duncan dance. Red Velvet is co-artistic director of a monthly show, DIVA or Die Burlesque, and is artistic director of the cancan troupe, The Velvettes. She has performed with the award-winning Hot Pink Feathers and award-winning Flaunt Follies, Bombshell Betty’s Burlesqueteers, Alegria Samba Dance Company, and was artistic director for the dance group Pretty, Pretty Please. Her burlesque performances have won Judge’s Choice at the 2019 Arizona Burlesque Festival, Most Classic at the 2016 Great Burlesque Exposition and Most Humorous at the 2014 Great Burlesque Exposition. She co-created five full-length burlesque/cabaret/theater productions: Rebel without a Bra, At the White Rabbit Burlesque, Hotel Burlesque, Just Another Zombie Holiday Show, and Dollhouse Monsters. She loves bringing her crazy ideas on stage for your enjoyment. Come and Try a Slice of Red Velvet!
Scarlett Letter has been dazzling the world since 2004 and stunning them even longer. A long time fixture of the Los Angeles Burlesque scene, Scarlett has graced stages across North America and Europe and has won several awards along the way. Also a costumer and producer, Scarlett is known for a dark cold beauty reminiscent of Hollywood Noir and the classic Hitchock heroine.
"With 4 feet of red hair and miles of bad intentions"
The "loudest man in burlesque", Scratch is lucky enough to be the front-man for BeauTease Burlesque. A magician with comic timing, Scratch has been host at The Cleveland Burlesque Fest, a guest storyteller at BurlyCon, and has been seen in the audience of many on- and off-Broadway shows.