JANUARY 18th, 2020
188 Main St, Burlington, Vermont, 05401
DOORS / COCKTAILS @ 5:00 pm
SHOWCASE @ 5:30 pm - 7:00pm
THE NERDY SHOW -- Vermont's favorite genre of burlesque -- nerdlesque -- has a show all to itself at the Vermont Burlesque Festival. The nerdiest show of the year starts at 5pm and is usually filled with comic book characters, pop culture references and muppets. A nerdtastic show to grab a cocktail, have a laugh and get warmed up before the Vermont Burlesque Festival's Main Event.
This event is restricted to ages 21+
This event's tickets are general admission and on a scaled pricing schedule...
November $10, December $15, January $20, Door $30
SCHEDULED 2020 PERFORMERS
Evie DelilahRochester, NY
Don't let this girl next door fool you! Evie Delilah is a classically trained dancer and contortionist who has a love for the odd and unusual. Doing burlesque on and off since 2012, she is now happily co-organizing Rattlesnake Revue at Iron Smoke Distillery in Rochester, NY. She also teaches beginner burlesque classes and is the key note speaker at the 2020 Northeast Naturist Festival.
Ellie QuinnRichmond, Virginia
One of your VTBF2020 featured performers... Ellie Quinn uses her inner most fangirl to tease and tickle your funny bone. "The Duchess of Dork" has performed all across the US and internationally. She was a feature performer at 2018 Discordia Days Burlesque Festival, where she wonproducer’s choice award for her nerdlesque fan dance. Always upbeat and borderline absurd, you'll want to catch a peek at this geek!
Will X UlyMadison, Wisconsin
Will X. Uly is the reigning “Leading Man” of the Hollywood Burlesque Festival and the 2018 winner of the SF Drag King Contest. He was also the 2018 California Burlypicks Bronze medalist, Master of Amazement, and Master of Tassels. He has twirled tassels from Anchorage to Amsterdam and he’s coming all the way from his mother’s basement in Madison, Wisconsin to mansplain boylesque to you!
Photo by: Carey Lynne Fruth
Libby LawlessRandolph, Vermont
Libby Lawless is a Stage Kitten with Green Mountain Cabaret and has performed in productions across the state by Viva VT Burlesque, An Evenings Gaullimaufry, Moulin Vert, and the VT Burlesque Festival. In 2017 she won Judge’s Choice for her performance in the GMC Newcomer’s show. She enjoys copious amounts of pizza, wine, and nudity. A rebel and a tease, Libby Lawless is here to please!
HiHo SilverBurlington, Vermont
An electroplated Deity visiting this earthly plane to be one of Green Mountain Cabaret’s newest Kittens. Curvaceous, chaotic, and forged by the cosmos. By the time they leave the stage you'll have a new god to pray to.
Known for her quirky and comedic acts that draw on her diverse dance background, Salsera Star loves to embrace all things fun & silly through her Burlesque!
Salsera StarBurlington, Vermont
Salsera Starr, the only daughter of Her Majesty, the beautiful and venerable North Star of the Evening Sky, split her time as a youth living in the night sky and with her distant cousins, the Unicorns of the Vermont Forest. She grew into a wild half star/half unicorn, and today emerges from her home in the forest to enchant humans and stars from burlesque stages across the land and sky!
Luna LeeNew York, New York
An intergalactic traveler currently stationed in NYC, Luna Lee has brought her artistic and theatrical burlesque to New York audiences and beyond for over four years. She specializes in nerdlesque, character, and creative classic acts and adds her own unique flair to every character she brings to the stage. Come see her and you’ll be ready to howl at the moon!
Photo by: Bettina May
Morning GloryBoston, Massachusetts
Inspired by glitter, power suits and all girl bands, Morning Glory is one cheeky performer! Since her first ballet class at age 5, she hasn't stopped moving and grooving, gaining experience in a wide variety of dance and performance styles. Finally having found her home in the Burlesque scene in 2015 as a young seedling, you can now see her in full bloom-ers, sometimes less.
Molly MackThetford, Vermont
Molly Mack arrived on the burlesque scene from the far reaches of the rockabilly world in 2016. Molly performs state wide and produces a benefit show, An Evenings Gallimaufry. Inspired by peers and legends, she continues to build on her burlesque career. In 2018 Molly joined Green Mountain Cabaret as a stage kitten. Whippin’ up hairdo’s by day and teasing by night, Molly Mack will make it alright!
Katniss EverqueerBurlington, Vermont
Brown, buxom and bad: Ruthless Retribution seduces audiences in hopes to leave them uneasy, but intoxicated. Katniss Everqueer is a filthy, food-covered, fat, queer performance artist. Both are part of Green Mountain Cabaret's Sugar Shakers. Their raw, raunchiness blurs the lines between provocative and obscene!
Layla SweetEdmonton, Canada
After a short stint as a Zumba Fitness instructor Layla came across Burlesque and decided to change directions from fitness back into dance, where she is a trained ballet and jazz dancer as well as a synchronized swimmer. She is a beYOUty Ambassador for Pretty as a Picture Photography and Be You Clothing Collection and firmly believes in being your authentic self and loving all parts of your body
Burton QuinnRichmond, Virginia
Burton Quinn lives to rock, with the motto if it's too loud you are too old. Hailing from Richmond, Virginia, but a citizen of the world, he has traded his guitar picks for tassels. Using his arsenal of musical knowledge and general nerdery, he shows no mercy in his striptease. He is 7 levels of awesome beer battered in badassery...Burton Quinn!
Luscious LaneNew York, New York
Luscious Lane made her Burlesque debut when she joined the Pink Chardonnays Burlesque Troupe in 2013. In 2014 she started creating solos acts and is a founding member of Les Femmes Fatales Productions, performing in venues around NYC, New England and Montreal. She is known for her cheeky irreverent style. The electrifying thrill of entertaining an audience is her driving force.