On July 8th, 2018 I was in Slippery Sundays at The Slipper Room hosted by Muffy Styler and featuring Sean Blue, Rosie Cheeks, Chris McDaniel, and Alisa Mae. I did my sea creature and white acts.
On June 26th, I was in Calamity Chang’s weekly Nurse Bettie Show, Spanking The Lower East Side. Calamity Chang hosted and performed. The performers were Minx Arcana, Just Tease, and Dolly Dagger. I also got to help host part of the show while Calamity changed into/from her costumes. I believe I did my telephone act.
On June 21th, I was booked as a “celebrity” panelist in Match Game NYC, a live game show at Sidewalk Cafe. Match Game is a live game show produced by Tiffany Leigh and co-hosted with Chris Calogero. Every episode features new guest panelists.
After the Mermaid Parade, I debuted a Sea Creature striptease act at the Slipper Room during the Midnight Show. I did a second act too: cheese. The host was Bradford Scobie AKA Sir Richard Castle. Also Velvetina Taylor, Ula Uberbusen, Elizabeth Munn and Broody Valentino were also in the show.
On June 16th, I was part of a burlesque performance art group which marched in the Coney Island Mermaid Parade. The mermaid parade was created by Dick Zigun and organized each year in Brookyn by Bambi The Mermaid and many other volunteers. I dressed as a sea creature. Also marching in the group was Aphrodite Rose, Galatea Stone, Sweet N Low, Anna Shevitz, Cypress Thrills and others.
On June 12th, I was stage maven for the Second Tuesdays at Sid’s Pride Show. Second Tuesdays At Sid’s is Shelly Watson’s monthly singing burlesque show at Sid Gold’s Request Room. Performers were Gogo Gadget, Victoria De Los Pantiless, and Bold Hillaire. After the burlesque portion of the night, we had piano karaoke with Joe McGinty.
On June 9th, I performed in the Slipper Room Midnight Show hosted by The Great Wilfredo. Also performing was Velocity Chyaldd, Dandy Dillinger, Ula Uberbusen, 2 To Fly, Joshua Dean, Ben Franklin and others. I debuted my white act and also performed my cheese act.
On May 11th, I was very grateful to be included in the lineup for Dick Zigun’s birthday show celebration at Coney Island USA. He’s the founder of the Mermaid Parade and responsible for the Coney Island USA non-profit. I was booked for my Menorah Act.
The show was produced and hosted by Bambi The Mermaid. Performers included Gigi Bonbon, Fem Appeal, Tiger Bay, Fancy Feast, Little Brooklyn, Peekaboo Point, Pink Velvet Witch, Trinity Starlight, Qualms Galore, Agent Wednesday, Wendy Blades (sword swallowing with an assist from Sarah Stardust, and Ellie Steingraeber. The stage Kitten was Betsy Propane.
On May 4th, I performed in the Slipper Room Midnight Show hosted by comedian Seth Hertzog. I did my Cheese and Telephone Acts. Also in the show was Bentley Rebel (pole), Aerial Iasevoti, Broody Valentino, Gal Friday, and Penny Wren. I also gogo danced after the show dressed as Kylo Ren (May The Fourth Be With You).
On May 3rd, I guest co-hosted and sang cabaret (L-O-V-E and Give Him The Oo La La) in a variety show at George Martin’s Strip Steak in Great River on Long Island. The event was joint produced by Events By WCGL and Twisted Circus. Co-hosting was Rob Romeo and performers were Wendy Blades (sideshow and burlesque), Graham Stockdale (fire, boylesque, and tap), and Madame Reap (burlesque).
On April 18th, 2018 I performed at Shelly Watson’s weekly Nurse Bettie show again. This time, the show format had changed so there were only 4 of us performing: Sapphire Jones, Ravenessa, Sweet N Lo, and me. I gogo danced and performed my Cheese Act.
I was in the I Have A Crazy Idea show on April 15th, 2018 at Branded Saloon in Brooklyn. It was a variety show and I was the only hired burlesque performer that night. The show was produced and hosted by Jeff Simmermon, a comedian. The theme was I Had A Crazy Dream. The other performers were Ellen Turietta (singing), Andrea Coleman (comedy), Michael Ketigan (poetry), Matt P (comedy), Mike Tedesco (music), and Nelson Lugo (magic). I did my telephone act.
On March 14th, I appeared in my first Slipper Room show produced by James Habacker: Glitter Gutter. He hosted as his Mel Frye persona. I assisted the host with the show’s opening bit and then did two acts: Telephone and Cheese. This was also the very first show where I gogo danced.
Fellow performers for the night were Broody Valentino, Peekaboo Pointe, Rosie Cheeks, Veronica Varlow, Syrena, Adam Kuchler (a juggler), and Michael Karas (a juggler).
I loved doing the Unpretty Show so much with Magical Girl Burlesque that I did The New Review with them a week later on February 22, 2018 at Mayday Space in Brooklyn. I did my Love Act. The host was Raina Sinclair, Betty Brash was videographer and fellow performers were Jean Harlot, Rita N. Wink, Peachy Kink, Lucy Risque, Rosie Rapture, Galatea Stone, Ravenessa, and Sex Wolf.
On February 16th, 2018 I participated in the Unpretty Show produced by Magical Girl Burlesque. It was hosted by Raina Sinclair and with assists from Betty Brash who was also videographer. Sound was by DJ Stormageddon. The venue was Branded Saloon in Brooklyn.
Fellow performers included: Abby Fantastic, Scarlet Cerise, Anja Keister, Tiny D, and Ruby Zipperz. The stage kitten was Bunny Smiles. I performed my Cheese Act.
I returned to Second Tuesdays at Sid’s at Sid Gold’s Request Room on March 13th, 2018. The show was again hosted and produced by Shelly Watson. Chris Johnson played live piano during the show. I was Door Dame and enthusiastic piano karaoke singer (sang Head Like A Hole accompanied by Joe McGinty). The burlesque performers were Freddie Love, Satine S’Allumer, and Foxy V.
On February 11th, 2018 I was in another Newlesque show at Arlene’s Grocery. This show focuses on performers with less than 2 years of burlesque experience. I debuted my Love Act.
The show was produced by Claudia Freebird and hosted by Shelly Watson. Other performers included Dickie Smalls, Betty Brash, Dixie Disaster, Trixie Delight, Bitsy Brulee, Angelica Lavalier, Mina Minou, Rebecca Fey, and Anna Shevitz. Stage kitten was Ramona Meow.
I did my telephone act in the New York School Of Burlesque Showcase at Drom on January 21st. Fellow performers included: Maddy Cake, Rita N. Wink, Rosie Rapture, Ella Blue, Desiree De Sade, Ana Delia, Lady Mabuhay, Madame Brassiere, Lily Hitch, Mystere Astaire, and Anna Shevitz. Veronica Viper, Rose Quartz, and Vita Vendetta gogo danced and kittened. Jo Weldon hosted.
On January 11th, I did my telephone act in Calamity Chang’s weekly show at Nurse Bettie. Calamity hosted and performed. Other performers were Rubie Magnitude, Margo Mayhem, Minx Arcana, and Liberty Rose.
On January 9th, I made my debut at Second Tuesdays At Sid’s which is a singing burlesque show produced and hosted by Shelly Watson at Sid Gold’s Request Room. This is a piano bar. In this show, every guest artist sings, so Chris Johnson was there on live piano. My fellow performers were Le Grand Chaton and Roxy Stardust. Kittening was Kismet Katie. We each performed twice. I debuted my telephone act and then did a singing number, a cabaret cover of Cold Hearted Snake.
After the burlesque part of the show, Joe McGinty kicked off the piano karaoke and I sang a few more songs.