Meet This Week's Cast
Streetlight Cabaret Feb. 1st
Mercury Stardust (The Ambassador of Cheese & Tease) is a burlesque performer, instructor, emcee and producer. Bringing 12 years of performing experience to the stage, using his background as a clown, puppeteer, and an actor to make for a unique live experience. Earning his start as a professional cabaret performer for the national touring show "Chez Bouche': A Bawdy Blend of Comedy & Dance". In 2013 Mercury started his burlesque career and quickly made an impact in the Wisconsin Burlesque Community. Earning the titles of 2014 King of Iowa Burlesque Festival and the 2015 Wisconsin Burlypics Regional Champion. In 2015 He founded the Wisconsin Burlesque Association and became the executive producer of the Wisconsin Burlesque Festival. He was also the host of the popular podcast "The Art of Burlesque" on the Littlepodcast.com network. In 2017 Mercury appeared and competed at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender in the category of "Best of Boylesque" in Las Vegas. In 2018 he won Master of Comedy and 3rd Best Overall at the Burlypics World Championship. With his vaudeville style performances, Mercury has entertained audiences in 22 States and in over a 100 cities.
Matthew "The Music Man" Haag (Co-Host and Sound Master) is a robot disguised as a human. He was born in a scrapyard near Madison Wisconsin and was raised by synthesizers and cats.
Connie Lingus is Madison's soft butch burlesque bombshell here to tickle your funny bone and steal your girl. Coming at you from Dance Life Studio, she's been keeping your around since the dawn of time, it's Connie Lingus!
Known as The Glittering Goddess with a Heart of Gold, Ms. B LaRose is a Chicago based international touring burlesque entertainer known to combine stylized dance with emotive fluid energy, bringing in a raw sultry, mischievous stage presence that has been captivating audiences worldwide. From electrifying improve acts to live basement band blues to polished, contemporary strip teases, Ms. B instantly transforms any event into an unforgettable experience and has grown to be a household name in some of the most celebrated venues. She is beautiful both inside and out, has legs for day, and gets the damn thing done. Please welcome Chicago's Glittering Goddess with the heart of gold, our friend, and your future crush, Ms. B LaRose.
Luna Nyx performs exotic dance, pole, aerial, and burlesque based out of Madison, WI. They are a lover of all things nerd with an extensive comic book and manga collection. They recently completed her Masters of Fine Arts at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. When they aren't creating art work, they're sewing costumes and cosplay. They spend a lot of time with their two grey kitties who always help lift their spirits.
A Chicago burlesque performer and model since 2014, Shimmy LaRoux is your bad girl with good home training. Bringing a combination of quirky charm and infectious energy, Shimmy is able to channel classic Hollywood, be playfully cheeky or serve fierce diva realness. Shimmy LaRoux is sassy, classy…but never ashy!
Madam Lacy is a Madison based performer. She is a vocalist, burlesque, and drag performer. Madam Lacy produces the monthly Strip and Shout show at Five Nightclub.
A Midwest duo of curvy queer artists with an affinity for dance and a desire to entice. With their penchant for the dark and unique they are driven to create, inspire, and occasionally give you the chills. Bella is one of the founding members and Nautica an instructor, both belong to and create for Certified Sexy troupe in Wisconsin, the largest burlesque troupe in the Midwest. They hold multiple burlypicks awards in several categories including fan favorite, overall, and both tassels and assels. Bella recently bringing some of the Damme to the 2018 Midwest Nerdlesque Festival. With over a combined decade of dance between them, they paired up to bring their sass and sultry to the stage in 2015 and have been loving every minute since.