2017 Burlesque Performers

Vivacious Miss Audacious

Vivacious Miss Audacious, the flame haired Whirlwind with the Crimson Grin, is an independent showgirl and producer who has her hips and hands in a myriad of art and entertainment ventures. Known for her spunky energy and mega watt smile, she has toured extensively across the USA and beyond, including solo appearances in the UK, Europe, Canada, and across Australia with the Pretty Things Peepshow. In 2015, she co-founded Luxotica Lounge Cabaret, an internationally touring, tropical cocktail of showbiz delights. She is the producer of Shimmy Shack Burlesque, est. 2009, featuring a rotating cast of professional, traveling entertainers. She is also the headmistress of Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School Grand Rapids, Michigan. Miss Audacious began her burlesque career in 2005, and cut her teeth while getting weird throughout Michigan and across America engaging in neo-performance art burlesque. As founder of Audacious Hoops hula hoop company she has brought hoop dance to the forefront in her home state and has become the darling of local news media. Miss Audacious also regularly works her magic with other burlesque and variety productions throughout the Midwest. She is a published model and has enjoyed multi-media work in independent films and commercials. Vivacious Miss Audacious was one of the early modern variety performers to pair hooping with burlesque and loves to showcase her unique brand of vibrant hoop dance, acrobatics and circus arts with a mix of comedy, fierce striptease and glamour. Some notable appearances include: Best of Midwest Burlesk Fest 2009 The Boston Burlesque Exposition 2009 Windy City Burlesque Festival 2010/ 2016 Michigan Burlesque Festival 2015 London Burlesque Festival 2016 Toulouse Burlesque Festival 2017 Bayou City Burlesque & Circus Arts Festival 2017 Show-Me Burlesque Festival 2017 Titty 500, 2016/ 2017 Gangster’s Ball Australia: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane Sydney Fringe Festival