2022 Showcases

Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender 2022 Las Vegas NV June 2-5

Thursday, June 2, 2022 – Movers, Shakers & Innovators Showcase

Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender kicks off with a bang with the Movers, Shakers and Innovators Showcase, featuring a dazzling array of fiercely original acts from the international forefront of modern burlesque. From classic to neo and everything in between, these performances will put you on the edge of your seat!

(Scheduled to appear)

  • Ginger Snaps (Austin, TX)
  • Marlo Marquise (Killeen, TX)
  • Misty Lotus (Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland)
  • Nona Narcisse (Las Vegas, NV)
  • Ruby Slippers (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia)
  • The Gold N’ Fag of The Peek-A-Boo Revue (Philadelphia, PA)
  • UmA ShAdow (Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan)
  • Chola Magnolia (Austin, TX)
  • Classy Dames Girls (New York City, NY)
  • Faggedy Randy (Seattle, WA)
  • Gigi Bonbon (Brooklyn, NY)
  • Kitson Sass & Pistol Prudence (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Kitty Kin-Evil (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)
  • Bianca Boom Boom (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
  • Rebel Vitale (Asheville, NC)
  • The Foxy Lexxi (Montreal, Québec, Canada)

And a special step-down performance from BEST SMALL GROUP 2019, Kitten N’ Lou (New Orleans, LA)

Hosted by Alotta Boutte (Bay Area, CA) and RedBone (Minneapolis, MN/San Francisco, CA)!

Friday, June 3, 2022 – Titans of Tease Showcase

We are thrilled to reveal the lineup for the Titans of Tease Showcase! The heart-and-soul of The Burlesque Hall of Fame, this star-studded and crystal-encrusted blow-out stars legendary stripteasers from the Golden Era of burlesque through the 1970s.

An ode to vintage-style striptease in all its risque glory, the Reunion Showcase has its roots in the annual gatherings of dancers held by Exotic Dancers League (EDL), and Burlesque Hall of Fame, founder Jennie Lee, beginning in 1957–a tradition we’re honored to uphold–in the form of a living, breathing, bump-and-grinding testament to burlesque “as it was.”

(Scheduled to appear)

  • Legend Shannon Doah
  • Legend Bambi Jones
  • Legend Tess LaRue
  • Legends Grant Avenue Follies
  • Legend Tiffany Carter
  • Legend Val Valentine
  • Legend Tina Pratt
  • Legend Holly Carroll
  • Legend Adina
  • Coco Dupree tributing Legend Toni Elling
  • Icon Sydni Deveraux (Bay Area, CA)
  • Icons Harlem Shake (San Francisco, CA)
  • Icon Sweeetpea (Minneapolis, MN)

PLUS, appearing in the 10th annual Walk of Fame: Bic Carroll, Brandy Wilde, Delilah Jones, Gabrielle Maze, Gail Winns, Georgette Dante, Gypsy Louise, Jack Cione, Julie Mist, Liza Jourdan, Lovey Goldmine, Madam E, Penny Starr Sr, Rubberlegs, and Viva La Fever

With 2022 Living Legend of the Year Gina Bon Bon!

And her farewell performance as Reigning Queen of Burlesque, MISS EXOTIC WORLD 2019, Frankie Fictitious (San Francisco, CA)

Hosted by World Famous *BOB* (Austin, TX)

Saturday, June 4, 2022 – 30th Annual Tournament of Tease

Burlesque Hall of Fame is proud to present the 30th Annual Tournament of Tease! An extravaganza of the best of the best of global burlesque talent, this wildly fun and fantastically glamorous event culminates in the crowning of Miss Exotic World, the Reigning Queen of Burlesque!

(Scheduled to appear)

BEST DEBUT

  • Apathy Angel (New York City, NY)
  • Beretta Bristol (Olympia, WA)
  • Joy Rider (Montreal, Québec, Canada)
  • Madison Jane (Asheville, NC)
  • Nadi A’marena (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Nicky Ninedoors (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)
  • Valerie Veils (Seattle, WA)
  • Zyra Lee Vanity (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

BEST SMALL GROUP

  • Holly Rebelle & The Plastic Fantastic Ken (Albuquerque, NM & Colorado Springs, CO)
  • House of Hush (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)
  • Midnight Mayhem (New York City, NY)
  • The Midnight Foxes (New York City, NY)

BEST LARGE GROUP

  • Fat Bottom Cabaret (Austin, TX)
  • TUSH! Burlesque (Olympia, WA)
  • The Folly Mixtures (London, England)

BEST BOYLESQUE

  • Chris Oh! (Auckland, New Zealand)
  • Jake DuPree (Los Angeles, CA)
  • James & the Giant Pasty (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
  • P. NoNoire (Chicago, IL)
  • Samson Night (New York City, NY)

MISS EXOTIC WORLD 2022

  • Aria Delanoche (Chicago, IL)
  • Di’ Lovely (San Diego, CA)
  • Elektra Cute (Minneapolis, MN)
  • J. Von Stratton (Seattle, WA)
  • Jacqueline Boxx (Baltimore, MD)
  • Lou Lou la Duchesse de Riere (Kahnawake, Québec, Canada)
  • Miss Acrolicious (Kuopio, Finland)
  • Miss Alyssa Kitt (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)
  • Moscato Sky (Seattle, WA)
  • Nox Falls (Seattle, WA)

Hosted by the Effervescent Ecdysiast Emcee Extraordinaire, Elsa Von Schmaltz (Seattle, Washington)!

With special guest emcees Tigger! (New York City, NY), Indigo Blue (Seattle, WA), Poison Ivory (New York City, NY), Jonny Porkpie (New York City, NY), and Blanche DeBris (Las Vegas, Nevada).

And a special step down performance from BEST LARGE GROUP 2019, Mod Carousel (Seattle, WA)!

Along with a special step down performance from BEST BOYLESQUE 2019, Joshua Dean (New York City, NY)!