The Ohio Burlesque is honored to take some time to interview one of the most brilliant international performers out there, Dangrrr Doll resides in New York City and she is traveling all over the world some cities have been as far as Vienna and as near as Chicago.
We are buzzing with anticipation for September 12th, 2014. The bar has been raised and the stage is set to see one of the most amazing burlesque show in Cleveland. We trust that your experience will be one that you will talk about for months!
What and amazing 3 nights of burlesque, vaudeville, drag and sideshow. It's been a few weeks and the glitter has settled and the costume have been put away and this year was written in the books as the most successful year yet! Performers from all over the world joined us for an amazing celebration of burlesque and remembrance.
Thursday - Mahall's 20 Lanes Lakewood
Dolly Moxy kicked off the show with a very adorable piece, later Erik Tate
killed the audience with laughter with his magical comedy act.
Cast Photo from Thursday Night Opener at Mahall's
Friday Night All Starts!
Can we say this night was high energy and a burst of laughs and amazing creative, innovative numbers. Hosted by Foxy Tann from Minneapolis.
The night kicked off with comedic magic by The hamburgeler from Ellie Quinn, It continues with the artistic work from Cleveland's Own Eliza Sidecar.
Sanjula from Chicago and Lilli Paralax from Columbus showcased physical strength and bravery in a lavish beautiful way on stage on the friday night stage.
Then RedBone Took Your Boyfriend..... Mic Drop*
Headliners on Friday
Matt Knife from New York City recreated the Red Room from a famous David Lynch Classic "Twin Peaks"
Hypnotic Boylesque with flowing red silk fans, Boy did he set the mood for friday's headlining block!
Bella Sin "Cleveland's Burlesque Queen" Debuted an innovative piece with a darker spin, The Combination of art/video projection. lighting design, light up feather fans and costuming. She took us thru a very powerful visual, audio, sensory theater. raising the bar!
Red Rum from Chicago ended the night with her Catacomb Saints piece leaving the audience ready for so much more! The costume was detailed to the very last bone finger!
Friday Night All Stars Cast at The Beachland Ballroom Stage.
The Saturday Night Gala
The Gala Kicked off with the announcement of our Scroll from Cleveland City Council and our Recognition Letter from The Ohio House of Representatives.
Mizter Scratch from Boston Hosted The Saturday Night Gala That Kicked off Flawlessly!
Mika Romantic and Vikki Fahrenheit started the night in style, Red was the choice of color in memory of Dixie for our opening numbers. Siobhan Atomic performed a stunning fan dance in memory of her father. Miss Theresa brought a character to electrifying light and Honey Merlot serenaded us, Then Poison Ivory showed us her love affair with pudding!
Features and Headliers
Feature Cherie Blondell from Columbus giving us good face and a hell of a stocking peel!
The Boston Babydolls were energetic with their group number, Aya Fontaine followed with a timeless old school burlesque piece.
Our Headliner The 2013 Princess of Burlesque
Sydni Deveraux from New York City dazzled the crowd with a beautiful star boa and a heck of a figure! She absolutely left the audience gasping for air.
The Saturday Night Cast, Festival Crew, Kittens, Volunteers and Production Team.
The 4th Annual International Ohio Burlesque Festival will like to say thank you to all our friends, fans, staff, directors, volunteers, vendors, venues, sponsors, attendees, print media, web media, promotional team and performers for all their support and attendance to the festival.
Thank you to Ambiance The Store for Lovers for Presenting our Festival!
We would also like to thank The City of Cleveland and
The State House of Representatives for our wonderful awards.
We look forward to an amazing year of volunteerism in representation of The Aids Taskforce of Greater Cleveland. We also congratulate all our Golden Buckeye Award Winners for 2014 !
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The 5th Annual International Ohio Burlesque Festival will take Place for 3 days at The Beachland Ballroom and Tavern July 30th thru Aug 1st 2015.
Ohio Burlesque RECEIVES Special Recognition from State House of REPRESENTATIVES
We are honored to be receiving a special recognition letter from State Representative Nickie J. Antonio The Ohio House of Representatives. We are very greatful for the support the festival bring to our state and not to mention our city economy, We support local and state wide 501c3s that need funding assistance or just hands on to help around events or the centers. We are ever so grateful and excited for this and we can't wait to receive the award on Saturday Aug 2nd at The Beachland Ballroom during our festival! Thank you Ohio! We Love You!
We are excited about this amazing news, We are the official burlesque show for The International Gay Games 9. Our ladies of Le Femme Mystique Burlesque will be performing and volunteering for the event for the weeks of activities! We are very proud!
The Annual Ohio Burlesque Festival.