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Jeezy’s Juke Joint: A Black Burly-Q Revue (St. Louis April 8th)

Jeezy’s Juke Joint: A Black Burly-Q Revue in St. Louis!

Saturday April 8th, 2017
2720 Cherokee
Doors 8pm |Show 9pm

$15/General Admission ($20/door)
$25/Front Row VIP ($30/door)

TICKETS ON SALE! www.jjjstl.bpt.me

Hailed as one of the most important shows youll see all year by Quilt Magazine, Jeezys Juke Joint is a jumping, jiving, foot-stomping revue that pays homage to Black burlesque and variety with a fabulous line-up of award-winning, show-stopping entertainment. Ranging from classic striptease to drag to comedy and everything in between, this popular yearly extravaganza event is sure to leave you on the edge of your seat!

Hosted by Jeez Loueez and featuring established and up and coming performers from around the country, each production of Jeezys Juke Joint is finely curated into a diverse and rich line-up full of glamour, storytelling, and thought-provoking pieces. Affectionately called the family reunion of burlesque, the Juke Joint strives to not only showcase the power and diversity of Black entertainers, but to also bring the beautiful and subversive art of burlesque to audiences of color.

Starring:
Reigning Queen of Burlesque Miss Poison Ivory (New York)
GiGi Holliday (Washington, D.C.)
Cruel Valentine (Chicago)
Dark Angel (St. Louis)
Foxy LaFeelion (St. Louis)
Horchata Dentana (St. Louis)
Josephine Shaker (Chicago)
Po’Chop (Chicago)
Rose Whip (St. Louis)
Sailem (St. Louis)
Switch the Boi Wonder (Chicago)
and more!

Grab your ticket to the hottest night of the year!

TIX ON SALE AT http://m.bpt.me/event/2904140

The Jeez Loueez Variety Hour Starring Jeez Loueez- Thursday in St. Louis!

Thursday January 19th
The Monocle
4510 Manchester Ave
9pm // $10

Nobody Presents…
The Jeez Loueez Variety Hour Starring Jeez Loueez!
Hosted by Jeez Loueez!
With Special Guest Jeez Loueez!
Featuring Musical Performances by Jeez + Loueez!
*A Benefit for The Jeez Loueez Foundation*
(some other people might be there too)

What’s a showgirl with three two many talents to do? It’s no secret that international burlesque superstar, Jeez Loueez, adds memorable character, sensational sex appeal, and non-stop antics to any production she’s a part of, BUT can she do it alone?! Forced to live in the shadows of the mediocre and the forgettable, this salty meaty siren is ready to forge her own path from the blackground to the limelight!

The Jeez Loueez Variety Hour

See Jeez: Dance! Tap! Rap! Strip! Tell jokes! Reenact real life events! Share her confessions of a cross country slut! Pretend to play the piano! Get by on the accordion! And disturb you with a harmonica! Do we know if any of these things will actually happen? Of course not!

In addition to experiencing this one woman shit show, you’ll hear exclusive interviews with those who knew her when such as Lola Van Jeez, Mama Loueez, and more.

TICKETS ON SALE: https://www.buzzonstage.com/st-louis/the-emerald-room-cabaret/the-jeez-loueez-variety-hour

7th Annual Show-Me Burlesque & Vaudeville Festival returns to St. Louis May 19th-21st!

Show-Me Burlesque is a 3 day festival dedicated to glitz, glam, breathtaking talent, spectacular productions, and fabulous burlesque, vaudeville, circus, and variety entertainment from every gender and from around the world!

St. Louis has a rich and diverse burlesque and vaudeville history from the brilliant talent of Josephine Baker, to the heyday of Gaslight Square, where The Smothers Brothers, Phyllis Diller and Barbara Streisand got their start, and to Evelyn West and the infamous Stardust and Grand Burlesque theaters where she and many other famous burlesque dancers performed. Show-Me Burlesque is thrilled to bring St. Louis burlesque to its former grandeur with a sexy new makeover.

Lola van Ella, St. Louis’ own award winning burlesque grand dame and passionate producer, along with an amazing creative and technical team, is proud to bring all of her favorite elements of theater, spectacle, glamour, and vaudeville, to showcase the best talent in the world in what is Missouri’s first ever burlesque festival and now, the largest of its kind in the Midwest. In addition to four different shows, there will also be classes taught by world class burlesque educators at Van Ella Studios, St. Louis’ first and only boutique burlesque and variety school, and Mynx Academy of Pole Dance. Show-Me Burlesque promises to bring a thrilling weekend of fabulous and exciting entertainment and education to a wide and diverse audience. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of history!

Join us for the St. Louis event of the year!

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SHOW-ME BURLESQUE FESTIVAL WORKSHOPS (May 20-21)

REGISTER HERE! http://showmeworkshops.brownpapertickets.com/

May 20-21st
$15
Van Ella Studios (2646 Cherokee St)
&
Mynx Academy of Pole Dance (3190 S Grand Blvd)

Join us on the dancefloor and in the classroom for a variety of some of the most saught-after workshops led by professional performers and instructors from all over the world! All classes will take place at VAN ELLA STUDIOS and MYNX ACADEMY OF POLE DANCE.

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*NEW VIDEO* Jeez Loueez Hosting Reel by Brian Peters

I am so thrilled to present this awesome hosting reel made by Brian Peters! Includes snippets of songs, jokes, stalling, performer intros, and more! Need a sassy, professional, entertaining emcee to steer your event? Look no further than Jeez Loueez! Please CONTACT for more information. ENJOY!

Jeez Loueez ranks #14 in the 2014 Top 50 Burlesque Industry Figures!

 THANK YOU!!!!!

I am still in awe and extremely honored to be recognized for my efforts over the last year. Thank you to all of the producers who’ve given me a chance, to the talented folks I’ve shared stages and backstage moments with, to the photographers who’ve captured those moments, and to the audience members who’ve spent their evenings in this magical insane burlesque world time and time again. Thank you for sharing your love and joy with me. I look forward to an even bigger and better 2015!

TwentyWhoreteen- A Year in Review!

Yay, new year blah blah blah! Seriously though, going over the events of this year and it has been full of ups and downs. I accomplished so many goals, traveled to new places, won a new title, created new acts, sang new songs, and met fabulous new people. Sometimes I really can’t believe how many adventures this life takes me on. Thank you all for being so supportive, encouraging, and engaging over the years. The accomplishments wouldn’t be possible without your love!

Here we go….

January– Rang in the New Year with the Beggar’s Carnivale in St. Louis, got trapped in Chicago for 7 days during the polar vortex, did my step down act at Shimmy Showdown and crowned my friend Siobhan Atomica as the new champion!

February– Went to New Orleans for a cathartic showcation tour with my sister wife Lola Van Ella, performed in Detroit for the first time with IBBP

March– Produced the largest Jeezy’s Juke Joint to date in St. Louis, was crowned Queen of the Southern Fried Burlesque Festival in Atlanta, epic raging occurred with the Minty Nighty Crew

April– Met my love and partner MC at the annual 420 Kickball Game in Chicago, had way too much Four Loko and caused quite a scened, stripped for inquisitive co-eds on school grounds at Indiana University Bloomington

MayLEZ DANCE kicks off at 2720, Hosted and Associate Directed the 5th Annual Show Me Burlesque and Vaudeville Festival, road trip with the Wham Bam Fam, performed in Albuquerque for the first time

June– Competed in the Best Debut category at the Burlesque Hall of Fame in Las Vegas and received 3 standing ovations!, headlined the Windy City Burlesque Festival, celebrated my birthday in Chicago and St. Louis

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July– Pretty much spent the entire month being in love with my girlfriend, Boooo boring womp womp womp

August– epic East Coast tour with Lola Van Ella, fulfilled dream of tap dancing in Manhattan, flew on a trapeze, contracted deathly stomach flu, went to the Jazz Age Lawn Party, made my debut in Richmond, VA and Baltimore, back in Chicago for Queerpocalypse where my Sexy MF act killedsmashedmurdered it

September- kicked it off with North Coast music festival, hosted The Roux: A Spicy Brown Burlesque Show in New Orleans, killer showcation in NOLA with Po’Chop and MC

October- debuted a revamped act and new songs in La Maison La Decadence in St. Louis, taught Twerk and Jerk and my choreography class to rooms full of eager learners at BurlyCon in Seattle

November- moved back to Chicago, started a new job, headlined/judge/had the time of my life at the Humboldt Burlesque Expo in California, was flown to LA for Tito Bonito’s 30th birthday by the cast of Monday Night Tease, made my LA debut!

Decemberjoined the cast of Naughty Little Cabaret, performed for a crowd of over 500 in Columbia, MO, spent my first Christmas away from home!

Thanks again for making #TwentyWhoreTeen special, ridiculous, debaucherous, slutty, and whimsical. I’m looking forward to kicking even more ass in 2015!

 

Spectaculaire! A Grand New Year’s Eve! (St. Louis, MO)

NYE

Van Ella Productions Presents: Spectaculaire! A Grand New Year’s Ball!
At the Casa Loma Ballroom, December 31st, 9pm

From the producers that bring you the largest burlesque, vaudeville and variety productions in St. Louis; including The Beggar’s Carnivale, The Show Me Burlsque Festival and The Shimmy Showdown, comes a New Year’s Eve party like no other!

Ladies and Gentlemen! Boys and Girls of legal age! We invite you and yours to come on in, to an unparalleled soiree of beauty and sin!
A scintillating burlesque spectacle, a modern day music hall, a one-ring circus, a villainous vaudeville, a bawdy bordello, and an unforgettable night of entertainment await you!

After 4 years of sold out shows at the beautiful and historic Casa Loma Ballroom, one of the largest New Year’s Eve celebrations in St. Louis, and taking their hit show all over the world, the producers of this acclaimed company are thrilled to take some of their favorite and largest acts from around the country and turn it into the most exciting New Year’s Party in the city for the fourth year in a row. Starring Lola van Ella, The Stage Door Johnnies, Jeez Loueez, Frenchie Kiss, Lady Jack, The Bon Bons, all their favorite Beggars, many out of town special guest burlesque artists, aerialists and more, plus our beloved Three Penny Orchestra!

The audience will be amazed by the largest and most lavish spectacle of grand proportions. A non-stop frenzy of all encompassing, sensory over-loading, interactive mischief featuring some of our most beloved acts, wild routines, and an overwhelming sextacular of vaudevillian mayhem. A night of huge performances pieces, non-stop surprises, award winning performances, foot stomping music, and more fun than you can believe, beautifully crammed into one magical night. We aim to entertain and invite you to join us for one of the largest parties of the year!

Come see the Acts of Daring!
Devilish Dancing!
High Flying!
Fire Eating!
Amazing Magic!
and so much more!

Featuring all your favorite Beggars!
Lola van Ella
Jeez Loueez
The Bon Bons
Michelle Mynx
Venus in Flames
Jameson
Meg-a-Legs
and many more!

And VERY SPECIAL GUESTS!
The award winning Stage Door Johnnies – Ray Gunn, Bazuka Joe and Jett Adore!
Lady Jack!
Eva la Feva!
Lola Martinet!
Frenchie Kiss!
Rob Racine!
And more!

-Plus, Live music and original songs from the Three Penny Orchestra and special musical guests!
-Dance Party with Monsieur Shawn Gaston!
-Champagne Toast at Midnight with the Beggars!
-Rue de Risque: Featuring tons of carnival games, sideshow performers, dancers, peep show, photo booth, and more!
Featuring performers Greta Garter, Reverend T Shanks, hooch dancers, and so many more!
-A delicious midnight appetizer buffet!
-Random acts of delightful insanity all night long!
-HUGE countdown surprises!
-Great New Year’s drink specials!

Doors and party start at 9pm and goes till 3am
$69 ticket includes show, dance party, champagne toast, carnival tickets and appetizer buffet. (This ticket does not guarantee seating, but we will do our best to maximize the amount of seating available and will be adding seats as the ticket reservations come in)
And back by popular demand, a very limited, small amount of VIP tables are available. Tables are right up front, at the center of the action and include a bottle of champagne with every table of 4, party favors, and a special New Year’s photo with members of the Beggar’s Carnivale.
A table of 4 is $350*
*Tables start with 4, and cannot include more than 4 people per table. For parties larger than 4, other tables can be added.