What the Heck is Alterna-TEASE?
Alterna-TEASE is a festival focusing on having fun, building community, and showcasing the best and most interesting neo-burlesque. Alterna-TEASE finds beauty in the bizarre, the wonderful in the weird, and the sexy in the strange.Events will include performance showcases, a weirdo pageant, and social gatherings.
Who's Running This Circus?
Femme Brulée Femme Brulée has been seen across the country diving into cakes, breaking out of eggshells, leading a chorus line of tap-dancing lobsters, and morphing into a human ice cream sundae. She is the founder and choreographer of the Glitter Bombs (Boston’s Premier Strip Hop Troupe) and is a co-producer at Sparkletown Productions, where she masterminds sell-out, off-beat burlesque shows. Ms. Brulée has performed in the holiday burlesque spectacular, The Slutcracker, for seven years, and has appeared in many burlesques shows from coast to coast. Femme Brulée has had the honor of winning "Most Beautiful" at the Great Burlesque Exposition of 2013, and performing at Fierce! and the Show-Me Burlesque Festival. This August, she is thrilled to be co-producing Alterna-TEASE: The New England Neo-Burlesque Festival for the third year in Boston.
Lolli Hoops is a sparkly dynamic hoop-burlesque fusion artist. Founding member of the Boston Hoop Troop, Lolli has helped the hoop dance scene grow and thrive for over 10 years. She has been performing burlesque integrating her hoop, circus skills, and comedic twists for over 6 years. Lolli has had the honor of performing burlesque and hoop dance across the country including at The Burlesque Hall of Fame in Las Vegas. She is thrilled to be on a team of like minded weirdos to help bring Boston onto the main stage of burlesque in America. Lets keep it Weird & Sexy! www.bostonhooptroop.com www.lollihoops.com
Jane Doe is ecstatic to be involved with Alterna-TEASE for the third year! She's also proud to be a co-founder of and performer with Bitches of Destiny, and performs with the strip-hop troupe The Glitter Bombs. You can check out the mayhem she's up to with her partner in sparkle crime, Femme Brulée, at www.sparkletownproductions.com. She's obsessed with blood, badassery, burlesque, and finding ways to combine the three. She'll save children, but not the British children.