Texas Queerlesque Festival is excited to host a group of Featured Producers who will be participating in the weekend’s events. These producers were selected because they are actively casting queer performers for paid shows all over Texas, and are interested in meeting working entertainers and producers.
Our Featured Producers will be at both mainstage shows, will attend both of our networking happy hours, and are provided a casting book with headshots, bios, and contact information for all performers.
2017 Featured Producer applications are now open!
Our 2016 Featured Producers were:
Chanel St Sin (Houston) got her start in on the big stage in July 2014. She then went on to win Audience Choice at the South Texas Burlesque Revival in Corpus Christi Texas 2015! She also is a brand new producer and Head Madame of the new troupe The House of Dollz. She produces a weekly variety show in Houston, as well as a larger monthly show. She travels across Texas working on and attending shows to share her love for her art.
Chordella Smash (Dallas) has been performing in the DFW area since 2013. She is a member and producer of Whiskey Tongue Burlesque in Denton, TX and an instructor for the Burlesque Experience in Dallas. She will start producing shows later this year in Fort Worth with Haus of Smash Productions. Chordella and Whiskey Tongue are proud to support the growing Queerlesque scene in DFW.
Coco Lectric (Austin) is a burlesque producer, performer and educator. She uses her undergraduate degrees in Psychology and English, and her Master’s degree in Direct Practice in Social Work, to inform her artistic expression in burlesque and her manner of burlesque instruction and production. She is the founder of the Austin Burlesque Alliance, co-producer of the Texas Burlesque Festival, co-founder and former producer of the Jigglewatts Burlesque Revue, founded and produces the World Go-Go Championship, is the Board President, Legend Liaison, and Library Director at BurlyCon international burlesque education convention, and is the Founder and Director of The Austin Academy of Burlesque. She’s performed in the Miss Exotic World and Reigning Queen of Burlesque competition in 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2015. She has been voted in the “Top 20 Burlesque Performers in the World” for the past 6 years (21st Century Burlesque’s “Burlesque Top 50”).
Dolce Dream (Austin) is a Co-Producer and Performer with the Bat City Bombshells of Austin, TX since 2009. Known as the “Austintatious Tease,” Dolce has grown and cultivated her brand of audacity all over Texas, and from New York to New Zealand. The Bat City Bombshells mission statement is to inspire and nurture the diversity of burlesque performance and its community one rhinestone, one shimmy, one shake at a time.
Gemmi Galactic (Austin) is an actress, model, internet show host, burlesque performer and producer, emcee, cosplayer, costume and jewelry designer, reader, and writer from Austin, TX. She’s been producing burlesque shows since 2011 and has established her troupe, Frisky Business Burlesque, as a staple in the Red River entertainment district. With elements of theater, comedy, and the sweetest raunchiness you’ve ever seen, this sci-fi sweetheart will make you say, “Hubble Hubble!”
Nikki DaVaughn (Austin) is a producer, dancer, choreographer, and vocalist based in Austin, TX. She is the Director and Lead Choreographer of the award winning Fat Bottom Cabaret and Co-Producer of Curvy Gurl Productions. She is also Co-Producer of the POC collective Midnight Menagerie who’s quarterly shows highlight some of Texas’ top performers of color.