RESUME / CV

Diamondback Annie stage-diving during a burlesque performance. The stage was so high she fainted as she fell backwards, & awoke in the back of the room, still crowd-surfing. Her music was still on, so she swam back to the stage to finish the act. Photo taken at the Rock & Roll Stripshow by Dan Hendricks.

Diamondback Annie stage-diving during a burlesque performance. The stage was so high she fainted as she fell backwards, & awoke in the back of the room, still crowd-surfing. Her music was still on, so she swam back to the stage to finish the act. Photo taken at the Rock & Roll Stripshow by Dan Hendricks.

AWARDS + RECOGNITION

Burlesque Hall of Fame – 2nd Runner Up, Miss Exotic World
Burlesque Hall of Fame – winner, Best Debut
Timeout.com – named one of LA’s Top 8 Exotic Dancers

 

NOTABLE SOLO PERFORMANCES

Velvet Hammer (LA) – multiple solo performances with the world’s first neoburlesque troupe
Devil’s Playground (LA) – multiple solo performances with this pioneering cosplay burlesque production show including recurring role as “Skywalker OG” in the Star Girls Star Wars parody show
Brookledge Follies (LA) – regular performer with this variety arts/magic collective based in a private Hollywood theater established by the founders of the Magic Castle
Lucha VaVoom (LA) – multiple appearances with this high-energy Mexican wrestling/burlesque show
Night On Broadway (LA) – featured act at this all-ages festival in the historic Broadway Theater district
Boulet Brothers Present (LA) – multiple appearances at the Dragula producers’ dance/drag parties such as Queen Kong, Dragula, and Black Unicorn
Dita Von Teese – Strip Strip Hooray! (LA) – solo support act, show run at Roxy on the Sunset Strip
Viva Las Vegas (Orleans Casino, Las Vegas) – headline burlesque performer
Ink N’Iron (Long Beach, CA) – headline burlesque act at this hotrod and tattoo fest on the historic Queen Mary
West Hollywood Halloween Carnival – main stage soloist (with Rock N’ Roll Stripshow)
Ace Hotel (Downtown LA) – opening night party
Asian Burlesque Festival (NYC) – invited feature at festival celebrating performers of Asian heritage
Grand Performances (Los Angeles) – soloist; guest of “Mexican Elvis” El Vez at this family-friendly summer series put on by the City’s Department of Cultural Affairs ­­
Hell’s Boutique (Bern, Switzerland) - soloist at this electronic music fest featuring Germany’s DJ Hell
Metalesque (Portland, OR) - soloist at this annual metal burleque festival

 

PRODUCER / PERFORMER

Booty Underground (Los Angeles) – co-produced with Lux LaCroix, this variety show featured a rotating cast of nationally-recognized drag and burlesque acts at the Casita Del Campo Cavern Club Theater
Prince Poppycock is Half-Cocked (touring) – violinist, backup dancer, tour manager and producer of this glam rock / opera production starring baroque dandy Prince Poppycock (America’s Got Talent) and a rock band led by Klaus Nomi songwriter Kristian Hoffman

 

ROLES

Taylor Mac: A 24-Decade History of Popular Music: The 20th Century Abridged (UCLA, Royce Hall) – dancer in the burlesque ensemble
Ave 43 -  web soap written and directed by Justin Tanner (Gilmore Girls). Recurring role as pimp-turned-rock star-turned assassin Natalie Feldman. Voted among top 5 indie actresses on WeLoveSoaps.net
MoCA, Geffen Contemporary: Ann Magnuson’s One Hour Bacchanal (LA) - Psych-Out DaDa Go-Go Family Dancer in Gregory Barnett’s “Home for Wayward Satyrs” during this carnival for the Mike Kelley exhibit
Pacific Standard Time: Austin Young & Squeaky Blonde’s Tranimal Workshop (LA) - hostess/instigator talking guests into extreme drag makeovers at the home of Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman
Los Angeles Opera – dancer, Wagner’s Tannhauser. Director: Ian Judge (Royal Shakespeare Company)
Los Angeles Opera - Actor (kidnapped child) in Die Gezeichneten (Franz Schreker), directed by Ian Judge

 

LECTURES & WORKSHOPS

Experience Music Project (Seattle) – lecture + performance at the museum's annual Pop Music Conference
UCLA, Department of Sociology (Los Angeles) - returning guest lecturer on gender identity and performance
Workshops - on PR, brand management, and digital outreach for performers and politicians, taught at diverse venues nationwide like the NY School of Burlesque and Los Angeles City Hall

 

MUSIC VIDEOS

Pharrell Williams: "Happy”
Maroon 5 ft. Christina Aguilera: “Moves Like Jagger,” directed by Jonas Akerlund
RuPaul: “Devil Made Me Do It,” directed by Mathu Andersen and Andrew Schneider
Rod Stewart: The American Songbook. Viola player for promo video series
Kinky: "Inmovil," directed by Javier Robles
Barrio Tiger: "Enough," directed by Annie Sperling

 

TV / FILM

“Foursome”, Playboy TV – two-time host of the popular dating show
“Parental Control,” MTV – burlesque instructor
“Bump & Grind” – Canadian TV documentary on the Burlesque Hall of Fame pageant

 

 

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