2023 Burlesque Performers

Scarlett Van Tassel

Putting the “bum” into bump n grind, Scarlett Van Tassel is a queer, Autistic burlesque bombshell from Dublin. Nicknamed “The Purple People Eater” for her ferocious stage presence, Scarlett takes no prisoners and leaves a trail of destruction in her wake…

Performing since 2011, Scarlett has shimmied her way across Ireland, taking to the stages of such prestigious shows as the Dublin, Galway and Belfast Burlesque Festivals, Bella A GoGo’s ‘Dark Pearl, Steampunk and Mexican Day of the Dead Tribute shows, Film Fatale Ich Liebe Dich Cabare in the infamous Spiegeltent during the 2016 Dublin Fringe Festival, Miss Memphis Shell’s Only After Dark and Fifi La Roux’s Emporia Series.

In 2016, Scarlett was a finalist in Miss Burlesque Ireland and made her international debut at Chaz Royal’s Best of Burlesque at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. In 2017, Scarlett was overjoyed to snatch 2nd place at the Galway Burlesque Festival.