Texas Burlesque Festival is back featuring 2 nights of the best, brightest, glitziest titans of titillation and tease from across Texas, North America and the world! Each night, an Audience Choice winner will be selected from that nights performers.
Full line ups will be posted by April 1st.
Tickets available now: https://my.thelongcenter.org/3548/3550
Due to close proximity of seating, unvaccinated or immuno-compromised guests will be strongly encouraged to wear masks. The venue will be disinfecting all surfaces and hand sanitizer will be available.
photo: Kidd Gloves
Legend - Lovey Goldmine - Las Vegas, NV
Lovey began her career at age 17 as a singer with The Scatman Crothers Trio. By age twenty one she was hired by Chuck Landes, of the famous Hollywood Largo, as a featured exotic dancer and mistress of ceremonies. She immediately became known for her love of musical theater and her focus on dance with storylines. Lovey traveled to Paris, France where she performed in “The Crazy Horse Saloon” for Alain Bernardin and later joined a ballet from Paris to do a world tour. Upon returning to the states, she took a job as lead dancer and line captain at The World Famous L osers Niteclub and later moved to Las Vegas where she performed at the Cabaret Burlesque Palace. She appeared repeatedly on The Merv Griffin Show while the show filmed at Caesar’s Palace. Lovey was inducted into The Burlesque Hall of Fame in 2014 and currently travels to appear in Burlesque Festivals nationwide.
photo: Teddy Wolff
Headliner - TIGGER! - NYC, NY
TIGGER! “The Godfather of Neo-Boylesque” has performed in New York City since 1988 & around the world since 1993. A pioneer in the 1990s burlesque renaissance who won the 1st-ever “Mr. Exotic World/King of Boylesque” title at the Burlesque Hall of Fame in Las Vegas in 2006.
Called “a fantastically watchable naughty satyr” by The Scotsman & “delightful… simultaneously hilarious and titillating” by TheaterMania. He has headlined festivals all around Europe, Australia, North & South America. His act was banned in Rome. @tiggerlesque
photo: Chris Scalzi © 2022
MC - World Famous *BOB* - Austin, TX
The World Famous *BOB*, known for her over the top blonde bombshell image and incredible ability to mix martinis in her cleavage, has captivated audiences all over the world with her unique burlesque stylings, humorous performance art, and emcee skills.They have been photographed by hundreds of photographers including Patrick McMullan, Mario Testino, and David LaChapelle. *BOB* appears in several books including Hotel LaChapelle, New Burlesque, Striptease: FromGaslight to Spotlight, Burlesque: The New Bump and Grind, The Brooklynites, The Velvet Hammer Burlesque, Domestic Burlesque, Legends of Burlesque as well as The Burlesque Handbook and more. A collection of photos by Amy Touchette was published by UnGyve Press entitled “Shoot the Arrow- A Portrait of The World Famous *BOB*”. Believing that television is “the theatre for the poor” *BOB* is a huge fan of the boob tube and has appeared on A&E’s The History of Cleavage as well as HBO’s Real Sex. He has graced the pages of over 50 national & international publications including The New York Times. The big screen suits *BOB* as well, with screen credits including John Cameron Mitchell’s film Shortbus and Beth B.’s EXPOSED. World Famous *BOB* for 12 years was a regularly scheduled guest speaker at NYU and has performed and appeared at over 20 U.S.Universities including Harvard, Yale, and Bard. She has performed all over the world and co- created and starred in Young Jean Lee’s; “Untitled Feminist Show”. From NYC’s Dance Theatre Workshop to Taylor Mac’s “The Lily’s Revenge”, to Stockholm’s Sodra Teatern, World Famous *BOB* has brought crowds together by pointing out what we all have in common- the need for love and creating that with her art in the moment. *BOB* continues their life in the spotlight and is also an Ultimate Self Confidence! Coach for people worldwide as well as the newly appointed Activities and Programming Specialist of Rainbow Connections ATX an intergenerational Queer non-profit they help Queerate. The proud Mother of the House of Famous where the motto is “Nice is the new fierce!” *BOB* lives in their Pink Poodle Palace in ATX with her wigs, Husbear, Poodles Biscuit & Daphne and Kitty Monkey. For more info visit www.theworldfamousbob.com.