MEET THE PERFORMERS!

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MX. PUCKS A'PLENTY

(They / Them / YAS QUEEN)

Founder and Co-Producer

 

Mx. Pucks A'Plenty is the Director of Junk in da Trunk, the Michelle Obama of Burlesque, and Seattle's Own Mxtress of Thiccness! They are the #17 Most Influential Burlesque Industry Figure of 2021, as voted for by thousands of burlesque fans and peers worldwide by 21st Century Burlesque Magazine. This roguish radical is always ready to ride whether it be behind the scenes or on stage. Spreading their black queer magic where ever they go, Pucks is always in control. Pucks is also the founder and co-producer behind What the Funk?! An All POC Burlesque Festival and is the co-producer behind Identities and Expressions: A Virtual Trans & Nonbinary Performing Arts Festival. This producer is known for their solo Puckduction productions and their co productions such as A Brief Puckduction, 4 Leaf Puckduction and Nocturnal Puckduction. They are the current Board Chair of Seattle Burlesque and Cabaret Co-op and have just moved into the new space The Give Inn in Ballard. Recently featured in Revry TV's Submission Possible, Seattle Pride Magazine, South Seattle Emerald, KUOW, and Seattle Gay News Mx. Pucks is the Femme Daddy your Mother didn't know to warn you about. This Themcee and performer has PLENTY of wit and tit to spare! Pucks is "The They Them Yas Queen of Burlesque" with #NoPucksGiven.

REBECCA MM DAVIS

(She / Her)
Co-Producer

 

Rebecca Mmm Davis has been emceeing and hosting events since her 8th grade talent show. She’s emceed quite a variety of events: MoPop’s Myth and Magic Event, the Fussy Cloud Puppet Slam, and The Academy Of Burlesque’s Faculty Showcases to name a few. Emcee’ing has taken her up and down the West Coast and Canada, as well as to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland. She has been lucky to host a plethora of nerdlesque shows, including: Behind the Blue Door (based on Doctor Who) and Jojo Stiletto’s Guardians of the Galaxy at Emerald City Comic Con. In her Other Performance Life, Rebecca is a stage and film actor. Rebecca also volunteers annually at Geek Girl Con and Burlycon.

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ANDROID ALLURE

(They / She / He) 

Grand Master Funk 2022

A devastating beauty with a vicious gaze, Android Allure is a dynamic and divine being that will bring you to your knees. Trained in the art of the dance styles Vogue Femme and Waacking, they will entice you with their exquisite moves and leave you tantalizing for more. Their work has been showcased at the Bellevue Arts Museum’s Art Fair, Seattle International Dance Festival’s Art on the Fly, Seattle Gay Pride Festival, and Seattle Art Museum’s events Legendary Children and Remix. You can catch them on stage with elite cabaret and burlesque troupes Valtesse Productions and Simone Pin Productions where they are a featured cast member and contributing choreographer. A leader and educator in PNW kiki ballroom scene, Android is the founder Emerald City Kiki Sessions, a safe space for the Black and Brown LGBTQ+ to learn the history of ballroom culture and build stronger bonds with their fellow QTPOC.

BRIQ HOUSE

(She / Her / Goddess)

 

Professional Dominant, Intuitive, and Burlesque Goddess Ms. Briq House is the founder and owner of Briq House Entertainment. Under this umbrella, she produces All People of Color Burlesque Revues, Sexual Healing through Movement and Body Love workshops, spiritual gatherings, Kink-based anti-racism trainings, and Kink events exclusively for BIPOC throughout the US and abroad. Her Sunday Night Shuga Shaq, co-produced with Sin de la Rosa, is the longest running monthly all BIPOC Burlesque Revue in the Pacific Northwest. As a proud Black Woman with a background in education, sacred intimate arts, entertainment, and LGBTQIA and Sex Workers rights advocacy; her Royal Thickness holds a deep understanding of intersectional identities and struggles. Briq’s mission is to harness the power of her bright light to stimulate, educate, (and on occasion Dominate) the masses to work towards a mutual goal of freedom and compassion for all. To keep up with and support her latest love projects, please subscribe to my email list at msbriqhouse.com and follow @Ms.briqhouse on all social media platforms.

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D'MONICA LEONE

(They / Them)

 

Known as The Gritty City Titty, The LionHeart of Draglesque, and The Face Shifting Shimmy God, D’Monica Leone is a zoo of artistry at its finest. As a model, MUA, Intimacy Doula, Draglesque Entertainer, Drag Queen and King, they are dedicated to dismantling societal beauty standards and advocating for representation of BIPOC, trans, and nonbinary beings. Spreading wisdom of self-love and healing, this Thempress is on a mission to nurture and empower the masses. A graduate of Miss Indigo Blue’s Academy of Burlesque, D’Monica Leone straddles both drag and burlesque intricately presenting the artform of draglesque. As a youth, memorizing music video choreo by LaurieAnn Gibson and admiring the flambuoyancy of drag is what birthed this artist. At a ripe age, they began their background in hip hop dance and improvisation in which they incorporate Jazz, African, and current day styles and techniques within their choreography. These skills landed them as the Choreographer for Seattle’s music video “Been Around (Since The Old Days)” in collaboration with The OldProProject and residencies as a drag artist and gogo dancer. They’re also half of the duo group, “The Leone Sistaz” and has had the pleasure of guest performing for The Gritty City Sirens at The Tacoma Little Theater. With a slight competitive nature, they competed for The GrandMaster Funk title at What The Funk?! An All BIPOC Burlesque Festival at The Triple Door in Seattle, WA. Not to mention their guest appearances in Portland and Las Vegas! D’Monica not only appeals to mature audiences, but also co-produces and co-hosts Confections: an all ages drag show at Alma Mater in Tacoma, WA. As a nonbinary Goddexx, they are focused on mentoring new up and coming performers, guiding them through the artistry of drag and burlesque along with not only developing their stage identities, but also developing an internal connection with oneself. This sassy Seductrexx exudes a decorative aura of body positivity and sexual charisma. And they will continue knocking down barriers one twerk at a time. The Imperial Mr. Gay Washington 2022.

GIGI HOLLIDAY

(She / They)

GiGi Holliday is Washington D.C.’s resurgence of glitz, glamour, and allure. Armed with eyelashes and an arsenal of glitter she has enticed audiences with her clever blend of sass and wit. Lady GiGi Holliday had her start after studying the art of burlesque in Trixie Little’s Burlesque Bootcamp and graduated in May 2010 with a double major in class and sass and a minor in tit-elation. Since then her presence has been international graced stages in Canada, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Massachusetts, North Carolina, New York, Virginia, Georgia, Louisiana, Washington State and her native home Washington, D.C. where she was one of the first burlesque performers in 60 years to perform at the historic Howard Theater .In April 2016 she had the pleasure to perform at The John F. Kennedy Center with The Carvinalesque Road show produced by Armitage Shanks and Maria Bella. “The Chocolate that melts your heart” has been credited to have worked with Rain Pryor for “Bosley’s Burlesque and Cabaret” where Rain stated that she “loves what GiGi is doing because it is so multicultural.” GiGi has headlined the New Jersey Burlesque Festival, Jeezy’s Juke Joint and the 2nd Annual Texas Queerlesque Festival.

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P.  NO NOIRE

(He / Him)

Grand Master Funk 2021

 

P. NoNoire is one third of the production team known as BawdySuit. His skills in vocal music, along with training in gymnastics, cheerleading, acrobatics, and honing the art of the tease have shaped him to be an energetic and commanding force on stage. The Winner of Best Boylesque, Mr. Exotic World 2022 at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender.

SAMSON NIGHT

(He / Him)

 

Samson Night is a cross genre artist with over 25 years of professional experience in the businesses of TV/ Film, Broadway, Voice Over, Commercials and Print. He is a proud member of The Screen Actors Guild, The American Film, Television and Radio Association and the Actor’s Equity Association and can currently be seen starring on Broadway as well as Carnegie Hall. Recently he starred on Law and Order SVU to critical acclaim and has Guest Starred on Blue Bloods, Madam Secretary, Person of Interest, Legacies, NCIS New Orleans and as a series regular on The Electric Company reboot, the film Baby Blue on BET Her and as Dan in the film: Then Came You with Maisie Williams from Game of Thrones . His voice can be heard on ads for McDonalds, The NFL, The Food Network, Nickelodeon, SpongeBob, Geiko, Grand Theft Auto and as narrator to over 50 Audio Books. Samson grew up in Indianapolis, Indiana, where he served as the resident Choreographer for the American Cabaret Theater. He also spearheaded a Theater program for at risk youth, teaching them how to use The Arts as a means to make positive changes in their lives. His talents then took him to Seattle where in addition to serving as Resident Choreographer of Harlequin productions in Olympia, Washington , he starred in productions at theaters such as Captital Playhouse, The 5th Avenue, The Village and Intiman. In New York he works closely as a Fundraising advocate for Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS and has raised close to 100 thousand dollars for the organization through his efforts. His advocacy for Arts Education and his work for Social Justice earned him The Distinguished Public Service Award from the City of Queens. He is an avid Spoken Word artist and has penned the Spoken Word series: Words of Perspective, which turns social media exchanges into short films with Spoken Word Poetry as the vehicle that drives each narrative. Since making his debut in Burlesque he has been featured as the closer for the opening night of the New York Burlesque Festival, reigning title holder of “Queen Of The Roses” at the Oregon Burlesque Festival, “Best Group” with his partner Margo Mayhem at Arizona Burlesque Festival, will be the Featured Newcomer at Jeezy’s Juke Joint in Chicago, and was listed as #20 on The Burlesque Top 50. He will also be competing for the title of Mr. Exotic World at BHoF next year and is 1/3 of the producing team: Bawdy Suit with Faggedy Randy and P.NoNoire."

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SHIMMY LAROUX

(She / Her)

A Chicago burlesque performer, teacher and model, Shimmy LaRoux is your bad girl with good home training. Bringing a combination of quirky charm and infectious energy, Shimmy is able to channel classic Hollywood, be playfully cheeky or serve fierce diva realness. Shimmy was recently crowned Miss Burlesque World 2022 and named the #37 burlesque performer in the world. She is also honored to be a 2019 Mover, Shaker, and Innovator at the Burlesque Hall of Fame, headliner at the 2019 Ohio Burlesque Festival, winner of Best Overall at the 2019 Dublin Burlesque Festival, producer of Shimmy's House Party in Chicago and is an internationally traveling performer! She is also an International Playboy Playmate (Denmark, January 2022) and 2-time FHM Cover Model. Shimmy LaRoux is sassy, classy…but never ashy!