Déjà Louve Presents: A Vaudeville Extravaganza
“When I do something, I go all in. I have really high expectations of myself and of a show in general. If I ask people to pay thirty dollars a ticket and ask sponsors to contribute and look to get funding, I want to make sure that you have the best time that you’ve ever had with the biggest smile on your face, and you’re excited to come back for more.”
Burlesque artist Déjà Louve has been thrilling audiences in British Columbia for more than 9 years. She and Viktor Devonne talk about ancestry, languages, accent marks, and running one's own festival, The Queen City Burlesque Festival.
Cherry Cheeks Vlogs about her experience with traveling to Nelson BC for the Queen City Burlesque Expo. (con't)
A Kootenay Vaudeville Affair is an explosive event with some of North America’s most impressive performers from New Orleans, Toronto, Montreal and right here in the Kootenays. They guarantee to have you roaring with excitement! (con't)
The Queen City Burlesque Expo happens in September in Nelson and more. We learn more from show producers & performers Déjà Louve & Mz. Iris Wilde. (con't)
“I saw them perform and win at the 2022 Burlesque Hall of Fame, which is basically the Burlesque Oscars. I thought, ‘wow Nelson would love this.’ I immediately reached out and booked them.” (con't)
The Queen City Burlesque Expo is coming to Salmo, Castlegar, and Nelson in September 6-9.
Founder and organizer Deja Louve says this year’s display of talent is not to be missed. (con't)
Thanks to the support of the Columbia Basin Trust and the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance Mentorship Grant, the actor that plays Mufasa in Broadway’s “The Lion King” will be in Nelson on Saturday, Sept. 9. (con't)
When people shine bright it inspires me to do the same. Burlesque is a safe place to shine as bright as you dare, because you deserve it. Everyone does. Burlesque offers an opportunity to dance without the qualifications of a professional dancer. Or you could be professional dancer. You could be anyone and come from anywhere. (con't)
Rosie DeLight is in trouble. The performance artist, biologist, and hot sauce extraordinaire is due on the Capitol theatre stage in two days. Three weeks ago, one of her back up dancers had to back out. “Do you want to do it?” she asks me. DeLight is instinctively charming and I am all in. (con't)
After two years in dormancy, the Queen City Burlesque Expo: A Sensational Vaudeville Affair is happening! With support from the Columbia Basin Trust and Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance, close to 30 artists from across Turtle Island will perform the art of burlesque, comedy, expressive dance, theatre and high-calibre tease. (con't)
This is a one-time production brought to you by local performer Deja Louve, who aims to bring jaw-dropping entertainment to the Kootenays by combining a team of local and touring professionals and providing opportunity for artistic growth to the local burlesque community. (con't)