Current Artistic Projects:

Small Stage Artistic Associate (MovEnt)
2015-2016 Season
In residence at the
Shadbolt Centre for the Arts
Burnaby, BC


Kitty Nights Burlesque Cabaret
Artistic Producer and performer
Every Sunday Night at the
Biltmore Cabaret
Vancouver, BC


Classes and Workshops
Neo Burlesque and the Cabaret Arts
Vancouver, BC


(aka Kyrst Hogan)

is a professional singer, dancer, actress, comedienne and neo-burlesque artist. She practices these skills both individually and merged to create neo-cabaret performance art. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre with a Minor in Dance. While located in New York City she performed for Radio City Productions, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Trump Casinos, and more. Regional theatre work includes both musical and dramatic work under both AEA and AGVA.

An accomplished creative designer, she constructs all her own costumes and props as well as writing original material for her various productions. In Vancouver she is a major mover and shaker in the cabaret and nightlife community as a producer and performer as well as a recognized part of the contemporary dance community. Burgundy is currently an Artistic Associate with Small Stage Canada with which she has the honour of appearing at the National Arts Centre of Canada in Ottawa.

Listed as one of the top 10 burlesque performers of Canada two years running, Burgundy was also awarded "Best Soloist" at the Boston Burlesque Expo of 2012. She was selected to compete for the title of "Reigning Queen Of Burlesque" in 2012, 2013 and 2014 by The Burlesque Hall of Fame in Las Vegas. She has also been featured as a headliner and instructor at numerous arts festivals and conventions. She is the artistic producer of Canada's most Popular & longest running Neo-Burlesque and Variety Cabaret, "Kitty Nights" (weekly since 2008) in Vancouver, BC. 

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