Tony and Sherri are known in the Burlesque community around the US under these titles as the biggest Burlesque fans no holds barred. They have traveled from one end of the country to the other, north and south far and wide to see the best of Burlesque. From the “Show Me Burlesque Festival” and “Beggar’s Carnival” in St. Louis Missouri produced by the incredible Lola Van Ella to “New Orleans Burlesque Festival” to “Burlesque Hall of Fame” in Las Vegas and “BurlyCon” Education Conference in Seattle Washington the Bazan’s have experienced it all. Not to mention many other Festivals and shows in various cities over the last nine years.
As the biggest Burlesque fans not only have they enjoyed the entertainment of amazing talent the Bazan’s have also financially contributed to the following:
It is time for this couple to produce Burlesque shows that are top quality, captivating and exciting entertainment. Tony and Sherri will use their experience from an audience perspective to make Texas Star Burlesque the most fun for everyone involved.
Tifa Tittlywinks is a multiple award winning performer, producer, and artist in Houston, TX. She is the owner of Dem Damn Dames Burlesque, Houston’s longest running and largest monthly burlesque show. She is the owner and lead instructor at Madame Fantastick’s Burlesque School, Houston’s biggest burlesque studio. She has been dancing since the young age of 3. She has performed with the Indianapolis Dance Company, Greg Hancock Dance Theater, and choreographed for the Carmel Community Players in Indianapolis, where she won two Encore Awards for outstanding choreography.
After moving to Texas 9 years ago, she turned her energy to bringing the new burlesque movement to Houston. She has been seen under the lights of many festivals, including the Burlesque Hall of Fame in Las Vegas 2016, headlining the Edmonton Burlesque Festival 2017 and headlining the Southwest Burlesque Showcase 2018. Her style is extremely vast, including Vaudeville, comedy, eroticism, and visual arts and incorporates elements of tap, jazz, bump & grind, and other dance styles.
Tifa is beyond thrilled to join the Burlesque For Dallas team to bring high end entertainment to Dallas, TX
Bang Bang Lulu is co-creator of one of Dallas’ most treasured burlesque productions, The Grind. Punk Rock Prom 2012 was The Grind’s inception, and the brainchild of Patsy Grind. Patsy was taken from this stage far too soon, but her beautiful spirit lives on through The Grind, which now solely produces burlesque shows benefitting local charities and community members in need, as Bang Bang Lulu & Malissa Calaway carry on the dream of creating a welcoming environment that gives performers creative freedom.
Bang Bang Lulu began performing her trademark brand of darkly comedic burlesque in 2011, and has brought storytelling to the stage all across DFW, and beyond. She is currently on performance hiatus due to injury, but looks forward to one day getting back in front of an audience, as well as bringing a banging new show to Dallas audiences in the form of Texas Star Burlesque.
Femme Vivre LaRouge is an art model, bookworm, and lover of the arts. She began performing and producing vaudelesque in 2006, after co-creating Minx Burlesque in Denton, TX. She later helped form The Vixens of Vaudeville Revue, and performed with Circus della Morte sideshow as Nurse Narcissa for several years. She has performed with the ‘slapcake’ duo, The Lowbrow Lullabies, go-go dance troupe, The Pistolettes, and has been a staff writer for Pin Curl Magazine. Femme Vivre has a background in theatre, and a General Studies degree with concentrations in Sociology, English, Art History, and Film History. She is very excited to join Texas Star Burlesque in bringing Dallas audiences a dazzling new spectacle of art & entertainment.
A true master of disguise. She can make your heart skip a beat and also question what you just saw. She swallowed what? Jai Le Bait has been wowing audiences all of the country with her neo-sideshow burlesque acts for years now. Adding sexiness to death defying acts, you won't see anything else quite like it. A name like Jai Le Bait, you could end up doing some time after a night with this fiery temptress.
She was a member of the first neo burlesque troupe in Dallas, the Lollie Bombs. They have opened up for many acts such as Mix Master Mike and Suicide Girls. She has also traveled the country with sideshow troupe Hellzapoppin. She gained international recognition by sword swallowing 9 months pregnant. She is featured in Ripley's 2017 Believe It or Not book.
Summer Sin sizzles with sex-appeal and sensuality. As an experienced choreographer and long-time instructor, she brings her passion for dance and movement to classes and workshops across the metroplex. She is currently an instructor at Dallas School of Burlesque in Deep Ellum and Zensual Dance Fitness in north Dallas, specializing in exotic pole, floor work and lap dance. She’s been making people sweat as a personal trainer, spin instructor, yoga teacher and all-around badass since 2011. On special occasions you can catch Summer performing, however her expertise is coaching, teaching and watching her students shine! She is thrilled to be a part of the amazing Texas Star Burlesque team.