2019: A Magical Year!

2019 has been a wonderful, magical year for me!  It was a year filled with lots of fun, laughter and most importantly, LOVE!  2019 was the year I fell head over heels in love with my incredible partner, Flare, and we began our adventures together!

In 2019 I performed at the Toronto Burlesque Festival, in two PeepshowTO productions, twice at Ladies of Burlesque at the Royal, in a Sailor Moon themed show by Dead Moon Circus, in Lee Vanity Productions‘ Lizzo Burlesque Tribute, at Sinful Sundays, once again with Amplify Apparel, at Nuit North in Hunstville, at Burlesque Wednesdays at the Bourbon Room in Ottawa, at a showcase in Waterloo, and of course, at my favourite place, Yeti Con!  Besides travelling across Ontario, I also visited New York with my sweetie and went to Las Vegas to attend the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender!

I worked hard this year at setting up the Dolly Shots Photography studio, but due to circumstances beyond my control I wasn’t able to open my new business or studio fully.  (Goals for next year!)  I did, however, have a plethora of wonderful shoots and had the chance to photograph some of my favourite performers!  I witnessed two more amazing friends tie the knot with each other in a beautiful Jewish ceremony followed by a dance party complete with Drag Queens and the Time Warp!  I also welcomed two new family members this year, the sweet and rotten kittens; Luna and Artemis!

This year was a trip, this whole decade was a trip!  It’s been fun to look back on all the good times (and bad) and reminding myself how far I’ve come!  Look out 2020, I’m coming for you!

Happy New Year!!

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Photo by Teri G
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Flare and I at our first Pride together
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Performing at PeepshowTO’s Marvel Show with Betty Quirk, Coco Framboise, Zilly Lilly, Charlie Quinn, Sevvy Skellington and Tits Ahoy
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Performing a tribute to Anna Karina at Ladies of Burlesque at the Royal’s viewing of Vivre Sa Vie
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Pinup Photo Safari in Las Vegas
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Toronto representing at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender
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In Las Vegas with Betty Quirk and Zilly Lilly
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Bri and I watching Drag Kings at Pride
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Muskoka Pride after Nuit North with Flare, Brad Puddin, Bon Bon Bombay, Black Swan and Bianca Boom Boom
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Luna and Artemis
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Performing at the Toronto Burlesque Festival with Sevvy Skellington, Zilly Lilly, Betty Quirk and Charlie Quinn
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Performing at Ladies of Burlesque at the Royal with Betty Quirk
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Performing with Amplify Apparel
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In Coney Island NY with Flare
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Go-Go Dancing as an Ewok at the PeepshowTO Takeover of Sinful Sundays
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Performing at Rhapsody Blue’s show in Ottawa with Flare
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Performing with PeepshowTO at Yeti Con
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Kicking back at Yeti Con with Charlie Quinn and Natasha
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Emma Frost at Yeti Con
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At the beach with my baby
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Curtain Call at the Pop Night for the Toronto Burlesque Festival
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At the Big Apple with Flare
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Photo by Lunar Replicant Modelling with Natasha
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Charlie Quinn and I in Waterloo being Gremlins
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Performing with Charlie Quinn at PeepshowTO’s Trick or Tease Production
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The cast of Drag King Decades, produced by Flare
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Celebrating Betty Quirk’s Birthday on a Party Bus
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My Sweetheart
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Photo by Teri G

 

PeepshowTO: Trick or Tease

The next PeepshowTO Production is right around the corner!
It’s time to get spooky at Trick or Tease!

Featuring Performances by…
Aviva the Mirage
Betty Quirk
Cara de Melo
Charlie Quinn
Dixon HD
Dolly Monroe
Dr. Orifice
Ivory
Força
Johleen
Leelando Mitchell
Maximum Capacity
Olive Von Topp
Quick Lewinsky
Sam Antics
Serpentina
Sevvy Skellington
Whiskey Rocks
Zilly Lilly

With Gogo by:
Nymph Suicide & Tits Ahoy

Hosted by Velvet Valhalla

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Date: Friday, October 11th 2019 (Doors at 8pm. Show at 9pm)

Venue: The Great Hall (1087 Queen St W, Toronto)

Individual Tickets:
$20 Early Bird (Only Until Friday, September 13th)
$25 General Admission Advance
$45 VIP Seating(Includes exclusive swag bag!)
$30 at the Door (Cash only for door tickets and merch)

Photos by Dolly Shots Photography
Poster Design by Kim Sison

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Lydia La Demence: Jack the Ripper

I’m thrilled to share another seductive photoset from the burlesque baby Lydia La Demence.  Lydia is serving Jack the Ripper pinup realness in a beautiful corset hand painted by miss Demence herself! Don’t forget to check out this burlesquer at the Winnipeg Burlesque Festival, August 15-18!

Enjoy!

Photos by Dolly Shots Photography

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Air Wakanda with Zyra Lee Vanity

Welcome to Air Wakanda!  Zyra Lee Vanity will be your fabulous Flight Attendant for the journey so strap in for a wild ride!

You can catch this Burlesque Performer and Producer at Melanin Fetish: An All Black Kinky Burlesque Revue at ROUND venue in Toronto on Sunday, July 28th.  Get your tickets today!

Photos by Dolly Shots Photography

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Jurassic Parts

The time has come for the next PeepshowTO Production; Jurassic Parts!  If you love dinosaurs or are a fan of ridiculousness you won’t want to miss this next production, happening on Sunday, June 2nd at Revival in Toronto.

Featuring performances by:

Betty Quirk
Charlie Quinn
Dew Lily
Dr. Orifice
Gigi Marx
Johleen
Maria Juana
Maximum Capacity
El Toro
Sevvy Skellington
Quik Lewinsky
Zilly Lilly
and More!

Hosted by:
Johnny B. Goode

See you there!

Poster images by Dolly Shots Photography

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Garters of the Galaxy Vol 2

The time has come!  The next PeepshowTO production, Garters of the Galaxy Vol 2 is just a few days away!  If you want to see the most sickening Marvel themed Nerdlesque you will not want to miss this show!

Featuring performances by…

Betty Quirk
Caramel Knowledge (LA)
Charlie Quinn
COCO FRAMBOISE – Burlesque Cabaret Showgirl
Dolly Monroe
Dr. Orifice
Força Burlesque
Kage Wolfe
Majestic Maehem
Maria Juana
Quik Lewinsky
Rhapsody Blue (Ottawa)
Sevvy Skellington
Tits Ahoy
Tucker
Zilly Lilly
Zyra Lee Vanity (Lee Vanity Productions)

With Gogo by:
Aza Lia & Johleen

Hosted by Ajay Fry & Velvet Valhalla

See you there!

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Elven Beauty with Natasha

Let’s get… Elvish!!

The bodacious beauty, Natasha, is back this week with a sexy cosplay inspired set.  She’s rocking the elf ears and lots of lovely straps and we are living for it!

Enjoy!

Photos by Dolly Shots Photography

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