Space Goddess

If you’ve never seen this routine before I just want you all to know that I love it, spent a lot of time and creative woman power on it like most routines I create, and am proud of it. I have come a long way in the almost 5 years i’ve been performing, and i’m still working on feeling proud.

I was lucky enough to perform this at the 11th annual New York Burlesque Festival back in Sept, and couldn’t be more happy to have been a part of such a great mark of my performance career with so many of my worldly icons in the community.

Below are some stills taken by the amazing Angela Mcconnell photography and Don Spiro.

And for the most important……. The VIDEO.

Enjoy

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XOX

VORACIOUS V

Falling into ALL the glitter and glamour!

I haven’t written a blog in far too long, for the usual reasons, I suck at it. BUTT, I don’t suck at keeping myself occupied in many other aspects of my life. I had the pleasure of just finishing up a 5 show run for the Vancouver Fringe Festival with the magnificent collaborative efforts and brains of Pandora and the Locksmiths, Kitty Nights West and Burgundy Brixx‘s production of “Gypsy Rose Lee at Minsky’s Burlesque!” We couldn’t have asked for a better turn out in those classy old Cultch theatre seats! Thank you to every one who came and supported the “booby ballet and mammary manipulations,” it was such a treat! I will admit that I am learning to jump a bit more outside my comfy bubble and getting more confident with my abilities as a silly actress, and singer – errrr ok maybe not the singing part.

Speaking of Pandora and the Locksmiths, we just celebrated THREE years together as an amazing collective! I couldn’t be MORE proud to call myself a member. So many talented musicians, artists, dancers, and singers all together creating such mind blowing work every month for the last 37 shows! The room was filled with such love and support, especially seeing some other key members of the burlesque community whom I look up to and have supported and taught me from the very beginning. A special thanks to Guilt and Co for being an amazing and supportive venue, and Jody Bowen for her crazy hard work and beautifully sparkly vision.

I am also proud to announce that I was accepted into the 11th annual New York Burlesque Festival! While I am so proud to be a part of it, I am still a little in a state of shock, holding myself back from responding to the email with “ummm, are you sure you got the right girl?” as I awkwardly glance behind me looking for another sparkly goddess I could be mistaken for. But the first step to becoming stronger and better at what I do, is accepting that I am worth it. And that I shall do. HERE I COME NEW YORK!

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Now, to leave you with a few photos from the amazing Shimona Henry at Pin up Perfection Photography. …… Your welcome.

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Guess who?

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I am extremely pleased to announce that I have been asked to perform my “Galactic-bitch” solo at this years Vancouver International Burlesque Festival May 2-4th! I am so excited to have, yet another, love affair with the sexy and historical stage of Vancouvers own Vogue Theatre.

Another production I am pleased to be a part of as well, is an amazing collaboration of creative forces between our very own Pandora and the Locksmiths, and the world renowned Kitty Nights West Vancouver! Both brought together by the amazing Burgundy Brixx! This will be showcasing the amazing legendary life of Gypsy Rose Lee and her life working at Minsky’s Burlesque during the golden age of burlesque!

Tickets will be on sale soon!

May 2 – The Rio Theatre

May 3/4 – The Vogue Theatre

Xoxox

Voracious V

Pandora and the Locksmiths Live Jazz Burlesque!

I just want to mention, perhaps again, but never enough…. how much I love this collective I have the privilege of working with….. known as Pandora and the locksmiths live jazz burlesque! There is over 16 of us all working hard monthly to produce the most solid, kick ass, sexy and sassy production for our audience. Showcasing our talents from everything to tassel twirling, belly dancing, sword swallowing, soulful vocals, international guest stars, the occasional magician, and our straight up glamourous, over sparkled sexy selves……… ALL performed with a live five piece jazz band! Folks, this is the event I invite my family and friends to MONTHLY (since we do it monthly),  but if I can invite my 81 year old grandmother to watch me perform here (and she loved it), then there is no reason to miss it!

If you want to keep updated on our monthly show dates, other events (or just plain want to hire us for an event) then this is the place to keep posted, our blog! We do monthly blogs with highlights from the previous shows, including the hand selected pictures from our private photographers of all our saucy ladies (and gents).

See you March 12th! Show @ 9pm.

www.pandoraandthelocksmiths.wordpress.com

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(above: the lovely legs of August Wiled)

XOXOXOX

Voracious V

Stumble and FALL

Today, on this slightly overcast fall day, I find myself thinking about all the changes that this season is bringing me. Some less than good, some amazing. September has been a personally challenging month for me so far. But the sun is shining bright and strong, and I guess that’s what seasonal changes are for, renewal. And reflecting on things that we are thankful for.

Now that this shift is bringing us into the busier time for the thriving Vancouver burlesque scene, I am excited to announce I am concocting a new routine that I am pleased to be working on the costume with my lovely friend Tucky Aalto. Now, I normally go through the amazing “Messica Demolition” designer and fabricator of fine threads, so this is out of my comfort zone and into the exciting unknown! I have decided to dive into the depths of space this time 😉 I apparently I have an appetite for something out of this world! (Voracious Vortex, Voracious Venus…. Etc.)

Speaking of change, what better way to ring in the new fall season with a birthday?! Yes, mine. Celebrate this time of change, a new year to look forward to sharing. Debuting my new routine October 9th @ Guilt and Company’s “Fall in love again” event for our monthly show with Pandora and the Locksmiths! Every 2nd Tuesday of the month! I also share with you my date of birth (actually Oct 8th, but I like to milk this for all it’s worth).

Come down and enjoy all the amazing performers such as our resident fiery red head Burgundy Brixx, our singing stripsation Nicky Ninedoors! And one of burlesque Vancouver’s newest and hottest tall slender brunette’s… August Wilde! And lest we forget our guest of honour, the beautifully classic auburn bombshell…. Miss Via Rose!

I am so excited to ring in a new year (for me) of performing with all of these amazingly hot and talented ladies! Along side the talents of the band The Locksmiths ❤

OCT 9TH!

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See all of you sassy cats and kittens tonight @ Guilt and company

What do a cactus, a race car driver, 60’s porn music, and teddy bears have in common?

anyone?

You guessed it! IT’S ALL AT GUILT AND COMPANY tonight with Pandora and the Locksmiths!

Doors @ 7
Show @ 9
Suggested $10 donation

XOX Vv