A night of shimmying, tapping and dancing that is sure to please even the most reserved of tastes. The Detroit Dizzy Dames are back at it again at the beautiful Northern Lights Lounge. A summer night vaudeville spectacular overflowing with local and national burlesque sensations.
Helen Pontani - "The Tapping Tornado From NYC"
After making her way to the Big Apple to fullfill her dreams of studying at the Alvin Ailey School of Dance and performing in modern dance companies, Helen decided it was time for false eyelashes and rhinestones. The World Famous Pontani Sisters was born. Since its inception, the trio of temptresses has changed the face of burlesque as we know it. Helen has dazzled audiences from the gritty big top of Coney Island to the glittering lights of Hollywood, known as the tapping tornado in a two year run in the off Broadway show This is Burlesque, dozens of national and international tours while making frequent appearances on Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Gossip Girl, Queer Eye, MTV, and VH1 among others. Appearing in showstopping performances that have earned critical acclaim from the Times, Post, Daily News, Village Voice, and Time Out magazine. Helen has become a tap dance sensation in the world of burlesque. With her flirtatious tapping, fabulous show girl costumes dripping in rhinestones and feathers. She is sure to bedazzle you!
Siobhan Atomica -" The Lady that puts the Ass in Bluegrass"
Kentucky's first multi-award-winning burlesque performer, Siobhan Atomica has been a central figure in the Bluegrass burlesque scene since 2008. She has a life-long history of training and involvement in a myriad of dance genres and theatre and travels nationally to perform, produce and teach as well as to appear at numerous burlesque festivals and competitions. She is the founder of the Kentucky Burlesque Society and the Executive and Creative Director of Vagabond Artists Collective, a non profit organization for circus and variety performers that produces Lexington's premier variety show. She is known as, "The Lady that puts the Ass in Bluegrass," has been recently dubbed, "Five Feet of KA-POW!" and never fails to tease and titillate!
Lushes LaMoan - "Detroit's Hardest Working Showgirl"
"Now that's a stripper" - Toni Elling 2011
Lushes LaMoan is a Detroit Burlesque Performer. She is the troupe leader of Detroit's premiere burlesque troupe The Detroit Dizzy Dames. On top of being a top notch performer and troupe leader she is also a wonderful model; often referred to as magical and a breath of fresh air! When Lushes isn't traveling or leading the Dames she directs the Detroit division of Dr. Sketchys.
Lushes is trained in theater, mild contortion, and comedic improv, which means she's not just quick on her toes.
Expect high energy and down to earth realness from this authentic classic Beauty!
She has been trained, mentored and has taking classes with Burlesque Legends Val Valentine, Lottie the Body, Toni Elling and by current burlesque superstars Foxy Tann and Kitten Deville.
Satorii Circus - 25 years of performance art
Kitty Paige - The Fetish Feline
The new age Betty Page who's sure to raise your pressure gauge! She's got a lot of class and twice as much ass, a member of the Detroit Dizzy Dames, Kitty Paige has graced more than a few stages across Detroit. She is a classic beauty but under those pearls and lace lies leather, whips and chains. Captivating from head to toe, this fetish feline will always leave you wanting more.
the Velvet Vein - Detroit's Boylesque sensation
Swarthy and mysterious, the Velvet Vein slipped into the world of burlesque performance in 2011 with Hell's Belles. Hearkening back to the golden era of film, theater and dance, he presents a seductive revival of male burlesque to stimulate you and your sensual receptors.
Meridith Lorde - Emcee and Front woman for "Meridith Lorde and the Tainted Saints"