Jen Gapay and Angie Pontani present The 16th Annual New York Burlesque Festival featuring some of the best burlesque performers all over the world.
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Wasabassco – America F*CK YEAH 2018
Doc Wasabassco calls Wonder Women all around NYC to join him and his troupe of burlesque superheroes to celebrate the good ol’ U.S. of A. at the annual America FUCK YEAH show at the Bell House in Brooklyn, NY.
House of Noire – Legends, Divas, & Icons
Perle Noire, The House of Noire, The Maine Attraction, and Gin Minsky joined forces to present a burlesque spectacle honoring their favorite Legends, Divas, & Icons at DROM.
House of Noire – Femme Fatale
Perle Noire and The House of Noire performed a show that was dedicated to the female spirit at House of Yes.
House of Noire – Rehearsals
House of Noire allowed me to have a sneak peek of their new show: Femme Fatale! Here are some of the rehearsal shots!
Wasabassco’s Farewell to Hazel
December 9, 2017 – Longtime Wasabassco member Hazel Honeysuckle is moving to Las Vegas to join the cast of Absinthe! The Smart and Naked crew brought all of Hazel and Scott’s favorite acts to Gemini & Scorpio Club in the dead of winter to warm up the night! FULL SHOOT HERE
Wasabassco’s Wizard of Oz
Nasty Canasta and the Smart and Naked Team have done it again! Wasabassco’s Wizard of Oz was an extravaganza of scripted burlesque! FULL SHOOT HERE
House of Noire
The House of Noire is Burlesque Hall of Fame’s Best Large Group 2017. Featuring: The Mahogany Queen of Burlesque, Perle Noire, 2016 Queen of Burlesque, Poison Ivory, Pearls Daily, Bizzy LeBois, Tutu Toussaint, Lillin Lace, and Taradise. Storm Marrero hosted this evening dedicated to Dido and the Seven Deadly Sins.
Monique at the Carnival
Atlantic City, August 2017
Dances of Vice
Every summer the Burlesque Cruise sets sail with Dances of Vice and Manhattan by Sail at the helm. Themed evenings include 1940’s, 60’s Mod, Disco, and 1920’s. Shien Lee assembles a cast of characters sure to make a delightful evening in NY Harbor. Shelly Watson, Cassandra Rosebeetle, Raquel Reed, Madame Rosebud, Dandy Dillinger, Shien Lee,Continue reading “Dances of Vice”
BHOF All Stars and Icons
Hosted by BenDeLaCreme, the showcase included appearances from Sassy Lassy Award winner Ophelia Flame, Dirty Martini (Miss Exotic World 2004), Jo Weldon (Author of The Burlesque Handbook), Foxy Tann and Wham Bam Nation (Best Troupe 2006), Frenchie Kiss and Jett Adore (Best Duo 2012), Gaea Lady (Best Debut 2016), Imogen Kelly (Miss Exotic World 2012),Continue reading “BHOF All Stars and Icons”
BHOF Tournament of Tease!
BEST DEBUT Musette The Mistress of Mischief (Minneapolis, Minnesota) WINNER, Rubyyy Jones (London, United Kingdom) Winner, Most Innovative, Aurora Black (New York, New York), Egypt Blaque Knyle (Los Angeles, California), Elle Dorado (New Orleans, Louisiana), Faye Havoc (Vancouver, Canada), Ivory Fox (New York, New York), Jacqueline Boxx (Baltimore, Maryland), Lou Lou la Duchesse de RièreContinue reading “BHOF Tournament of Tease!”
BHOF Titans of Tease
Appearances from April March, Monique Murray, Gabriella Maze, Val Valentine, Suzette Fontaine, Eartha Quake III, Penny Starr Sr., Grant Avenue Follies, Dusty Summers, Lovey Goldmine, Fabulous Fanny, Camille 2000, Tiffany Carter, Shannon Doah, Toni Elling, Judith Stein, Dee Milo, Viva La Fever, Bic Carroll, and Miss Indigo Blue in a tribute to Patti Waggin. Hosted by WorldContinue reading “BHOF Titans of Tease”
BHOF Movers, Shakers and Innovators
The Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017 kicked off in fine style last night with the Movers, Shakers and Innovators at the Orleans Showroom, Las Vegas. Hosted by Jeez Loueez, Sailor St. Claire and Fancy Feast, the showcase included performances from Nasty Canasta (Brooklyn, New York), Lou Safire (Ipswich, England), Lola LeSoleil (Atlanta, Georgia), St. Stella (Toronto,Continue reading “BHOF Movers, Shakers and Innovators”
Holier Than Thou
Kitten ‘n’ Lou, Holier than Thou at Joe’s Pub March 31 2017 produced by Thirsty Girl Productions. FULL SHOOT HERE
Dita Von Teese
Dita Von Teese: Art of the Teese. February 18, 2017, Gramercy Theater, NYC with Quitabee, Ginger Valentine, Catherine D’Lish, Dirty Martini, Jett Adore, and Murray Hill
William and Sean
Stacia Newcomb is a phenomenally talented comedienne, singer, writer, actor, puppetress! She had a crazy idea for a show! She asked if I would make her promo photos… It was a crazy idea so, of course, I said yes!! Here are some highlights of the shoot and the show!
Angie Pontani and Thirsty Girl Productions present the New York Burlesque Festival 2016! Full shoot HERE
Mo – Milkbath
July 23, 2016 – Monique Sanchez Full Shoot HERE
Angie Dance Shoot
Wasabassco Party Mix
Littlefield – July 17, 2016 – Wasabassco Full Shoot HERE
Burlesque Cruise July
Dances of Vice’s Burlesque Sail aboard City Clipper July 7, 2016 with Albert Cadabra, Bettina May, Velvetina Taylor, Lady Alchemy and Ronnie Magri Full Shoot HERE
America F*ck Yeah!
Wasabassco’s 6th Annual America Fuck Yeah 4th of July Extravaganza! The Bell House, Brooklyn July 3, 2016 Full Shoot HERE
Dances of Vice Burlesque Sail! Hosted by Bastard Keith, Featuring: Madam Rosebud, Lilin, Raquel Reed http://www.dancesofvice.com Full Shoot HERE
City Lights – Monique
LBF All Stars
May 17 2016, Dingwall’s Camden, UK I didnt get many photos of this show because I was also Performing! Photo of me by Sin Bezkurt!! http://www.londonburlesquefest.com FULL SHOOT HERE!
LBF Gin & Jazz
LBF Treasure Island
May 2016, Dingwall’s Camden, UK http://www.londonburlesquefest.com FULL SHOOT HERE! ‘ ‘ ‘ ‘ ‘ ‘ ‘ ‘ ‘
LBF Twisted Cabaret
Fri, May 13 2016, Dingwall’s Camden, UK http://www.londonburlesquefest.com FULL SHOOT HERE!
Weds, May 12 2016, Dingwall’s Camden, UK http://www.londonburlesquefest.com FULL SHOOT HERE!
LBF Tattoo Revue
Weds, May 11 2016, Dingwall’s Camden, UK If lipstick and ink is your thing, this all new signature show will get under your skin. Beautifully ornate body art is on display with a raucous revue of ladies and gentlemen. The show that leaves a forever lasting impression! Hosted by Dee Riley with Aima Indigo, AsimovContinue reading “LBF Tattoo Revue”
Trixie Little: Queen of Everything
On the heels of her win as the reigning Queen of Burlesque, Trixie Little has created a f*ckloric folktale, The Queen of Everything. Milk maid Trixie Litttlewurst is subject to the demands of a giant Cuckoo Clock, until a chance encounter with an old beggar woman launches Trixie on the ultimate heroine’s journey to retrieveContinue reading “Trixie Little: Queen of Everything”
Held at The Marlin Room at Webster Hall The Nerdlesque Festival is the first ever festival dedicated to nerd and pop culture related burlesque. Created in 2014, this annual festival showcases the best in nerdlesque from across the globe, brought together for one jam-packed weekend in New York City full of shows, classes, parties, panels,Continue reading “Nerdlesque 2016”
Dirty Martini’s Student Showcase at the Slipper Room, Jan 2016. Featured here: Holly Honeypot, Striker Posey, Lulu Limoncella, Lillian Bustle, Jo “Boobs” Weldon, and Dirty Martini.
Studio Shoot with Monique Sanchez! – January 2016
Wasabassco PJ Party
All the cool girls will be there and we’re even inviting the b-o-y-s too so no one is going to get much sleep at this sleepover; but there’s definitely going to be pillow fights, plenty of kissing practice, and lots of tassel twirling – and we totally have the keys to the liquor cabinet, too!Continue reading “Wasabassco PJ Party”
Downton Abbey BulyQ
Hotsy Totsy Burlesque’s tribute to one of the most watched dramatic television shows in the world, Masterpiece Theater’s Downtown Abbey. Featuring Cherry Pitz, Clara Coquette, Petite Renard, the aerial duo Leo Teo & Raven Wazoo. With gogo by Erika Rodgers and kittening by Pearls Daily. Hosted by Handsome Brad.
Legends Calendar Show!
Tiny Twist Productions Presents: The 4th Annual Calendar Burlesque Show An official BHoF challenge. Help us get the Legends to Vegas! Buy Your Calendar Hosted by World Famous BoB With Tribute Performances by: Tiny Twist, Clara Coquette, Vada James, Zoe Ziegfeld, Corvette LeFace, Rosey LaRouge, Madame Rosebud, Darlinda Just Darlinda, Lily LeCroix, Miss Indigo Blue, Dirty Martini Gogo artists: Minx Arcana, Wae Messed, Gemini BlitzContinue reading “Legends Calendar Show!”
Monique Sanchez Studio Shoot
Kitten N Lou
What happens when a bodacious burlesque star and a diminutive drag king fall in love? Showbiz magic! Kitten N’ Lou, the world’s show-BUSIEST couple are an award winning ‘fluorescent Fred and Ginger’ who will dance, lip sync and strip their way through an evening of hilarious high-camp hijinks. Or at least that’s the plan… Continue reading “Kitten N Lou”
Wasabassco Gilda’s Club Benefit
Wasabassco’s Benefit for Gilda’s Club Starring: BooBess, Cecilia Roux, Dolly Debutante, Evelyn Vinyl, Gal Friday, Genie Adagio, Jenny C’est Quoi, Jezebel Express, Kita St Cyr, Legs Malone, Nasty Canasta, Nina La Voix, Puss-N-Boots, Sapphire Jones, Wae Messed, Zoe Ziegfeld and more About Gilda’s Club NYC: Gilda’s Club NYC (GCNYC) was founded in 1995 in memoryContinue reading “Wasabassco Gilda’s Club Benefit”
NYBF 2015 Golden Pasties
NYBF Golden Pasties at The Highline Ballroom See FULL SHOOT HERE
NYBF 2015 Spectacular
Saturday Spectacular for New York Burlesque Festival Find FULL FESTIVAL SHOOT HERE
NYBF 2015 Premiere
NYBF Friday Premiere Party at Brooklyn Bowl Performers: feel free to repost from the gallery, please be sure to tag and give proper credit to @ohhoneybeavers See FULL SHOOT HERE
NYBF 2015 Teaser
NYBF Kicked off with a spectacular show at The Bell House in Brooklyn! See MORE PHOTOS HERE
legends started performing 1940’s-1970’s. They are so gracious and elegant and RAUNCHY!! View the full shoot HERE