Miss Dirty Martini
New York City
A native Manhattanite, Miss Martini has delighted audiences with her Fan Dance, Balloon Strip Tease, Dance of Several Veils, Shadow Strip and other classic burlesque revivals. She has performed in venues as diverse as Carnegie Hall and infamous gay leather bars The Lure and The Eagle. She is the featured performer at the VaVaVoom Room and proudly performs every summer in Coney Island at "Burlesque by the Beach".
In May 2001, Miss Martini appeared in the first new burlesque convention, "Tease-o-rama", in New Orleans. In June, at the Miss Exotic World Burlesque, she won the Sally Rand Award for Fan Dance Museum in California as well as the first runner-up in 2003 and the title of Miss Exotic World in 2004.
She has performed with the Velvet Hammer Burlesque and Tease-o-rama in San Francisco, where she was the only new burlesque performer to receive two standing ovations in one night.
Miss Dirty Martini has been featured in the books, "Striptease, from Gaslight to Spotlight", "Burlesque, The New Bump and Grind" and Katherina Bosse's "New Burlesque". She has appeared on the the AMC TV show, "Into Character" and The Velvet Hammer Burlesque documentary.