Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender 2019

Viva Las Vegas!!

Last weekend I had the absolute pleasure of attending my very first Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender!  For those who don’t know, BHOF is a weekend long convention celebrating everything Burlesque including the Tournament of Tease, a competition to crown that year’s burlesque royalty, and events that raise funds to support the Burlesque Hall of Fame Museum and our Burlesque Legends.

The weekend was packed full of events and I enjoyed many of them with my glamourous squad of Burly-Q Babes; Zyra Lee Vanity, Betty Quirk and Zilly Lilly! From the Photo Safari to the Sunday Pool Party to visiting the Burlesque Museum, the good times kept rolling and there was never a dull moment!

One of the highlights of the weekend was getting to see one of my dearest friends, Zilly Lilly, take the stage for the Movers, Shakers and Innovators showcase on Thursday Night to perform her legendary Beauty & The Beast Nerdlesque number.  She certainly made our Canadian crew proud as she danced her way through a Disney Princess rendition of NIN’s Closer in front of a massive audience of her peers!

This weekend was truly inspirational to me.  Seeing the Burlesque Legends, hearing their stories and learning about the history of the art form gave me a deeper respect for what we do.  Being surrounded by the queerest, most passionate and innovative performers of our time was nothing short of breathtaking.  I am coming off of this weekend with such a love and respect for this community and a sense of belonging in this crazy group of performing weirdos!

I hope you enjoy some fun photos from our crazy Vegas weekend!


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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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Zyra Lee Vanity: Hot Stuff pt 3

The Queen of the Toronto Burlesque Scene, Zyra Lee Vanity, is back for the final photoset in our Hot Stuff series!

I have to take a moment to say that besides being a gorgeous woman with incredible talent and stage presence, Zyra is also one of the sweetest ladies I have worked with.  She is so fun and charming and we had such a blast putting together these photosets.  I hope you enjoy them and that you all have the pleasure of seeing this fierce performer on stage!

Outfit by Brook Alviano Creations
Photos by Dolly Shots Photography

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Zyra Lee Vanity: Hot Stuff pt 2

The stunning Zyra Lee Vanity is back this week with another beautiful look!

Zyra’s next production, Sexual Awakening Vol.3: A 90s RnB Burlesque Tribute, is taking place on February 24th at Round Venue in Toronto.  She will also be taking the stage at Speakeasy at Katana for their Bon Voyage show on February 20th.  You can also catch this incredible lady at Peepshow TO‘s next production, Garter’s of the Galaxy Vol 2, at The Great Hall on April 5th.

Outfit by Brook Alviano Creations
Photos by Dolly Shots Photography

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Zyra Lee Vanity: Hot Stuff

For my first Dolly Shots project of the year I has the absolute pleasure and honour of photographing the gorgeous Canadian Burlesque sensation; Zyra Lee Vanity!

Zyra Lee Vanity is one of the top 10 Burlesque performers in Canada.  She is an award winning, world travelling performer.  She also produces her own burlesque shows in Toronto including the upcoming Sexual Awakening Vol. 3: A 90s RnB Burlesque Tribute on February 24th at Round Venue.  You can also catch Zyra on stage with Speakeasy TO for their next show Bon Voyage on February 20th at Katana on Bay.

Stay tuned for even more fantastic photos of the beautiful Zyra Lee Vanity!

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Photos by Dolly Shots Photography

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Zyra Lee Vanity

Fresh off the success of her first solo production, “The Lemonade Experience”, Zyra Lee Vanity is the girl of the moment in the Toronto Burlesque scene.  She is a fierce performer with a sensual style who completely owns any stage she steps on.  Zyra plans to continue producing Burlesque events after her sold out tribute to Beyonce’s Lemonade album.  But for now you can see this bodacious babe at “Sinful Sundays & Zyra Lee Vanity Present: Zyra Lee Vanity Birthday Bash: Trap X Hip Hop X Dancehall” November 6th at Cherry Colas.

Now please enjoy two looks from one gal, the one and only, Zyra Lee Vanity!

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Revenge of the Strip

13015497_10208203918410110_5605660619646538928_n.jpgThis Saturday in a Galaxy far, far away…. there will be boobs.

It’s finally here, The Nerdlesque event of the Summer: Revenge of the Strip!

Starring:
Betty Quirk (Peepshow T.O.)
Dolly Monroe
Charlie Quinn
Dante Legend
Delicia Pastiche (Nerd Girl Burlesque)
Dixie Rect
Dr. Orifice
Dr. Tease
Helen OfTronna (Nerd Girl Burlesque)
Henrietta VIII
Kage Wolfe (Love Letters Cabaret)
Loretta Jean (Nerd Girl Burlesque)
Maria Juana (The Harlettes)
Sevvy Skellington (Peepshow T.O.)
Zilly Lilly
Zyra Lee Vanity

Click the posters below to purchase tickets for this Nerdlesque Extravaganza!!

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