The 4th Annual Hawaii Burlesque Festival & Revue is proud to present our Featured Performers for 2015, “Miss Exotic World 2002” & “The International Icon of Burlesque” KITTEN DEVILLE & Burlesque Legend, “The Good Bad Girl” SHANNON DOAH! Kitten Deville & Shannon Doah are some of the best known names in burlesque and they can’t wait to perform & teach for YOU here in HAWAII. Mark your calendars! The 4th Annual Hawaii Burlesque Festival & Revue will be held form August 30th - September 5th, 2015 at The Honolulu Museum of Art's Doris Duke Theater! Tickets on sale SOON!
Known as "THE INTERNATIONAL ICON OF BURLESQUE", Kitten de Ville performs across the United States and Europe -where she headlines with a variety of top musicians and performers from around the globe .
Kitten is accredited as one of the originators of the New Burlesque movement . Kitten de Ville started her career in 1994 with The Los Angeles based troupe The Velvet Hammer, whose sold out shows were responsible for the reviving the Art of Burlesque .
Kitten has appeared on several television shows in North America and Europe. She has been featured in many Burlesque documentaries and has starred in several Independent films. Some of the Music Videos that Kitten has appeared in are J-Lo ,"You do it well", The Cramps "Ultra Twist and Rob Zombie's "Feel So Numb". Kitten de Ville made her Hollywood acting debut in the movie "Auto Focus." starring Willem Defoe and Greg Kinnear.
Photographs of Kitten de Ville have graced the covers of books,magazines, calendars,and newspapers worldwide. Her image has inspired many artists to paint her likeness in a variety of styles. Kitten has worked with top photographers from around the world, including David Lachapelle and Bunny Yeager. Kitten de Ville has also appeared on the runways for such acclaimed designers as Jean-Paul Gaultier, Syren, and Agent Provocateur.
Kitten de Ville is an award-winning Embodiment of Burlesque. Some of the titles that Kitten has won are Miss Exotic World 2002 and Queen of the Quake. This multi-talented kitten also produces a successful Rock & Roll StripShow and runs her own School of Burlesque in her hometown in Southern California.
For more information about Kitten de Ville please visit her website:
Shannon Doah’s burlesque adventures began during the1960's in wild, untamed, notorious North Beach in San Francisco. She began Go Go dancing at Big Al's, The Condor and El Cid with live bands, singers, comedians and "barkers" at the front door. Rock stars, movie stars, sports stars and world-class dancers would often sneak in for a peek!
Known as “The Good Bad Girl,” Shannon Doah danced in Los Angeles and Hollywood Strip clubs and became one of the featured dancers in the first US production of the original Crazy Horse Paris Saloon show. The club was a favorite hangout of Hollywood's stars and International celebrities. "The Losers Club" where she often danced, was the location of the filming of the movie "Flare-up" starring Raquel Welch.
During the late 60's to the mid 90's, she toured as an exotic striptease headliner in the US, Guam, Mexico and Tahiti. She was represented by various agencies including Sparky Blaine’s "American Showgirl" and Jess Mack.
Shannon Doah also has a degree in Costume Design and has designed much of her own wardrobe!
Video , Television, Movie and Magazine Credits:
Playboy Channel, "Eroticize" with Kitten Natividad. "Pleasure in Paradise," "Miss World Burlesque", Oui Magazine (Playboy).
Tahiti: Performed inside an enormous open air Tiki Hut with a huge circular floor stage with the audience seated in a circle on the floor!
San Quentin: Performed with Country Joe and the Fish and other legendary SF area bands inside the walls of San Quentin Prison, a show organized by the SF Chapter of the Hell's Angels for the inmates.
For more information on Shannon Doah, visit her website: