For the first time ever, Lola van Ella and Tessa von Twinkle will be teaming up to present an "Improv-a-Tease: LIVE!" burlesque and variety show in Saint Louis to kick off the 2015 Shimmy Showdown weekend extravaganza. On Thursday January 22nd 2015, glamorously classic beauties from Saint Louis, Kansas City, Indianapolis, Kentucky, Chicago and beyond will take the newly revamped Bootleg stage at Atomic Cowboy to create improvised burlesque performances as unique as glittering snowflakes accompanied completely by live music.
Come out and witness the magic of Live Jazz Burlesque unfold before your very eyes as the Improv-a-Tease band supplies the sensuous classic burlesque beats to accompany each performance.
As if that weren't tantalizing enough, this Improv-a-Tease: LIVE! showcase will feature super-special guest performances by Clownvis Presley, the King of Clowns! Clownvis will be crooning his hilarious hits which are sure to put a stitch in your side and a smile on your face.
Featuring performances by:
Siobhan Atomica (Lexington)our reigning Shimmy Showdown Champion!
Jeez Loueez (Chicago) 2013 Shimmy Showdown Champion
Eartha Delights (KC)
Bibi Dazzle (STL)
Shazza Dazzla (STL)
Maxi Glamour (STL)
Improv-a-Tease: LIVE! is the brainchild of Tessa von Twinkle, inspired by the improvised burlesque performances featured in Lola van Ella's annual Shimmy Showdown Completion. The show series focuses on capturing the essence and honoring the history of live band burlesque performances of the vaudeville era. "
The Bootleg @ Atomic Cowboy (View)
Saint Louis, MO 63110
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|