A professional Burlesque artist since 2006, Burgundy Brixx is also the producer of the wildly successful weekly show, Kitty Nights Burlesque in Vancouver, which won a 2011 Best of the city GOLD Award (WE). Since her arrival in Vancouver from New York City in January of 2008, Burgundy has been bringing Vancouver audiences a different lineup of the best professional Burlesque artists in the area and beyond, performing live onstage each and every Sunday night at Vancouver's Biltmore Cabaret. Burgundy has worked tirelessly to help energize a fresh burlesque scene that benefits performers and audiences alike and continues to promote interest in the history and future of the burlesque movement.
Burgundy also has the distinction of being the first burlesque performer ever to be featured in Vancouver's long-running dance concert series, "Dances for a Small Stage and appeared in Brief Encounters at Performance Works on Vancouver's Granville Island. She was honoured by the Vancouver Burlesque Festival in 2009 with an award for "Outstanding Contribution to the Vancouver Burlesque Community.
After training with her mentor, Jo "Boobs" Weldon, in the art of burlesque striptease, and creating her own unique and innovative performance pieces, Burgundy found herself performing burlesque in New York City several nights a week. Her unique style made her a favorite and regular at The Slipper Room, Ixion Burlesque and Kitty Nights as well as Starshine Burlesque, Le Scandal Cabaret, Coney Island's Burlesque At The Beach, and Galapagos Art Space.
Before turning her skills and focus to the world of Burlesque, Burgundy worked as a principal singer and dancer for The Radio City Rockettes Christmas Spectacular, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Trump Casinos, and many regional and off-broadway theatres in New York City. She also worked as a dance instructor for numerous studios in both Boston and New York.
Burgundy Brixx is continually striving to challenge herself to reach new and innovative heights that fuse the classic elements of burlesque striptease with a modern conciousness and a celebration and respect for all women everywhere.
"a class act inside and out!" - WORLD FAMOUS *BOB*
"she doesn't need a gimmick, her 'gimmick' is TALENT!" - TIGGER!
To watch Burgundy Brixx, was to see an artist at the top of her craft. In a sparkling green dress that set off her flaming red hair, Brixx was in total control of the audience, expertly choosing when and what to reveal."-Vancouver Observer, Jan 4, 2011
Vancouver burlesque royalty Burgundy Brixx performed twice, stealing the show with her patented moves to The Commodores’ “Brick House”. -Guttersnipe News, May 2011
Kitty Nights Presents: July 11th and 12th
at the Rio Theatre: