Chocolate City Burlesque and Cabaret is comprised of a fabulous group of performers from the DC metro area. Learn more about them here.
CCBC Co-Founder and Producer, Chè Monique is an entrepreneur and burlesque performer. She dedicates herself to living out loud and in color, while encouraging others to do the same. Chè got her start on stage when she fell in love with bellydance as teen. Chè wears many hats from hosting shows, to writing and making her special whipped Chè Butter. Follow her at www.chemonique.com to access her musings and motivational videos.
Available for: burlesque, modeling, emceeing, writing
Co-Founder, Co-Producer and Staff Historian of Chocolate City Burlesque and Cabaret, Dainty Dandridge is your very own burly-q bae! Winner of a $50 scratch off Michigan lottery ticket as well as winner of Texas Burlesque Festival 2015 Audience Choice Award, this chanteuse and ecdysiast ingenue has teased and pleased audiences across the globe. She is co-producer of Best of Burlesque(er), and regular performer with Church Night DC, The DC Gurly Show, Barenaked Comedy, and DC's most outrageous weekly party La Boum Boum Room. Dainty is the darling showgirl who'll make you say OH GRRRRL! And if you treat her real pretty, she'll show you how they hustle in the capital city!
Available For: burlesque, singing, modeling, writing
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GiGi Holliday is “The Chocolate that melts your heart.” She is the producer of Gi² Productions where she is the founder and producer of Zou Zou Burlesque Revue , Chocolate Lounge: Performers of Color Burlesque/ Variety show, and La Burlesque Follies with Palace Productions. In June 2014 GiGi opened Studio Holliday movement studio and creative arts where her burlesque classes were featured on Refinery 29 as one of the “5 Super Sexy Workouts that will get you fit”.
She is the talent booker and premier dancer for L’Enfant Café's, La Boum Brunch and the pansexual paradise La Boum Boum Room. Sharing her talent and love around she is proud to be a member of Chocolate City Burlesque and Cabaret, co-producer of Evil League of Ecdysiasts, member of Gilded Lily Burlesque (Balt. M.D.) and Naked Girls Reading D.C.
Available For: Burlesque, Teaching, Modeling, Go Go Dancing
Two parts spellbinding one part chameleon, Eva Mystique will leave you both mystified and and begging for more. Eva prides herself on fusing classic belly dance, tease and twerk; rendering devastatingly beautiful numbers that embody all that is feminine and magical. Some call her the daughter of Oshun, as she oozes sensuality from every pore and beckons you with just a glance. Eva Mystique made her cabaret debut with Brown Girls Burlesque and performs regularly with her home troupe, Chocolate City Burlesque and Cabaret. Be careful... Eva is the witch they could not burn.
In addition to performing with Chocolate City Burlesque and Cabaret, Eva is one third of the divine manifestation that is Serafemme, DC's premier neo-burlesque trio, and a member of the all Black hula hoop troupe, Nubian Spin. You can also find Eva at SAX Restaurant and Lounge, and Capitale for La Boum Brunch and La Boum Boum Room.
Available For: Burlesque, Go Go Dancing, Bellydance, Fire Spinning, Hula Hooping, Modeling
Performing since 2011, Fox is a burlesque performer, pole dancer, and traveling model based in Washington, DC. Known as "a lady by trade but an animal on the stage," sie approaches burlesque as a caricature of sexuality, blending elements of both classic and neo-burlesque.
Available for: Burlesque, Go Go Dancing, Modeling, Pole Dancing
Angel broke into the burlesque scene in 2013, but was no stranger to the stage, dancing since she was 4. Burlesque provided an opportunity for her to combine her dance training with her sexy side.
She performed at the Capital Fringe Festival with Burlesque Classique in 2013 to a sold out crowd. She is an original cast member of La Boum Boum Room, the award winning underground party hosted by L'Enfant Café since 2013. In the few years she has been a burlesque performer, she has performed in Baltimore, DC, and Chicago.Angel has been putting the cabaret in Chocolate City Burlesque and Cabaret since its inception.
In addition to performing with Chocolate City Burlesque and Cabaret, Angel is a dance fitness instructor, actress and radio personality. She's been most recently featured on BET and TV One. You can catch her on Ripped Radio on Sundays at 4pm.
Available For: Burlesque, Pole Dancing, Go Go Dancing, Modeling
Meet D.C.'s Master of Assels and Miss Cheesecake 2014, Bunny Vicious! This dirty nerd will corrupt you in the sweetest of ways with her flirtatious gyrations and shameless shimmying. She has been performing burlesque since 2011 and has entertained audiences from Baltimore, to Hollywood to Negril, Jamaica. There's never a dull moment when you're around the Silly Rabbit with Naughty Habits!
Available For: Burlesque, Modeling, Acting, Fem-Dom
Queen Nefertittie may be new to the world of burlesque, but she is no stranger to seduction. She prides herself on creating art through motion, rogue attitude, and enduring body language. Let her build you a mental empire, and watch it crumble under her sashay. This Black queer femme fatale is ready to show you all she has to offer, and you can bet this river goddess is sure to queen the hell out of your Nile!"
Available For: Burlesque, Go Go Dancing, Modeling, Live Painting
Billie Beloved is a young kitten in the burlesque world. A classically trained sculptress, Billie B. elevates both libidos and the art of the tease to their highest forms, and she does so with a smile and a brain. Her silliness bubbles from inspiration of the great Ms. Baker, and her love of love stems from Lady Day. Allow Billie to turn on your faucet of love.
Available For: Modeling, Kittening
The Lovely Miss Aurora Wells has been a sweet and sultry ecdysiast since January 2013, when she first took the stage with DCGS, DCs premier queer burlesque troupe. She is now elated part of DCs Chocolate City Burlesque and Cabaret.
In the short time of her burlesque career she's performed all around the east coast in Baltimore, Charlotte, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Richmond, Falls Church, NYC, and all over DC.
You can also find her teaching Tassel Twirling and Body Positivity at Studio Holliday as part of the Budding Burlesque Beauty series.
And be on the lookout for her and her partner in crime, the delicious Diva Darling, putting on NYC's Poetry Brothel here in our Nation’s Capitol.
Available For: Burlesque, Modeling
An Egyptian minx and the illegitimate daughter of Puss-n-Boots, Hell O'Kitty first pranced across the stage in 2013 with her playful brand of flirty feline fun. But don't let the sweet facade fool you: this hellcat brings the fire that has audiences jumping up and down like cats on a hot tin roof! Having lost one of her nine lives in a tragic catnip overdose, Hell O'Kitty is poised to please with the purr-fect blend of sweet, sassy, and scandalously sexy costumes and choreography. As a proud member of Chocolate City Burlesque & Cabaret as well as the DC Gurly Show and Serafemme, Ms. O'Kitty has graced the stages at Capital Pride, the GALA Hispanic Theatre, Honey Groove Queer Arts Festival, Jeezy's Juke Joint in Chicago, The Roux in New Orleans and the historic Howard Theatre. Need a sugar fix? Then look no further: Hell O'Kitty is "the sweetest lil pussy in town!"
Available For: Burlesque, Go Go Dancing, Modeling
Ooooo lala! Lana La'Rouge, a native Washingtonian started dancing at just the age of 10. She began her journey two years ago where she kittened and then became a member of Chocolate City Burlesque & Cabaret in 2014. Within her sophomore year of burlesque she's performed in Baltimore with Bawdy Shop Burlesque, Chicago for Jeezy's Juke Joint, and all over the DMV for her home troupe CCBC. This French firecracker enjoys transforming her dance training and flag twirling into provocative, sassy and devilish fun moves to the stage and yet she's still working on perfecting this beautiful craft of Art & Expression. It's burlesque, mi amors and when she's on fire, Lana La'Rouge is too hot to handle.
In addition to performing with Chocolate City Burlesque and Cabaret, on her down time, Lana mentors and teaches hip hop and Jazz to inner city kids in her community.
Available For: Burlesque, Flag Twirling, Cane Twirling, Cosplay, Modeling, Go Go Dancing, Lip Synching
Known as "The Cosplay Cutie Turned Burlesque Beauty", Maki Roll is the sexy, salacious geek of your multiverse. When not playing dress up at conventions, the DC native can be seen stripping down all up and down the East Coast. Maki has produced in venues all over DC, adding her nerdy flair to everything she touches. Always looking for ways to improve her craft, one look at Maki and you'll see that she is the droid you are looking for.
Available For: Burlesque, Modeling, Cosplay, Go Go Dancing