Bayou City Burlesque & Circus Arts Festival
The second annual Bayou City Burlesque & Circus Arts Festival is here to bring together two timeless and titillating performance arts that will defy gravity and sweep people off their feet. This festival’s world renowned acts of breathtaking beauty and death defying stunts will leave the audience on the edge of their seats panting for more. People will be delighted by everything from demure showgirls to boundary pushing sideshow acts, and from grace in the air to grinding on the ground. The BCBC Festival promises to fulfill people's desire for the adventurous side of entertainment with its displays of dangerous curves and daring skill.
The weekend will feature classes, the Bayou Bazaar Vendors, and showcases featuring over 40 local and international performers, including:
- Tansy and Her Ferocious Leeon: The Acrobatic Duo (New York, New York) featured in The Movers, Shakers, and Innovators Showcase at The Burlesque Hall of Fame
- Leggy Lass Greenleaf: The Contortionist Burlesque Dancer (Los Angeles, California), who’s been featured on NBC’s The Playboy Club, The San Diego Ballet, and The Edinburg Fringe Festival in Scotland
- KiKi Maroon (Houston): The award winning burlesque performer, producer, and radio personality. Named one of Houston’s Most Creative people by The Houston Press and one of Houston’s Most Colorful Celebrities by The Chronicle. Most recently voted Audience Favorite at The Queen Burlesque Festival in Italy.
- Matt Finish: The Reining King of Burlesque (Tucson, Arizona) crowned by The Burlesque Hall of Fame in Las Vegas