Anita Tension is a member of Zircus Erotic and a Santa Fe local. She has been a dancer, singer-songwriter and performer all her life. After a torrid affair with her past husband, John LittleMoore, she left the traveling life and began performing burlesque. She finds the humor and space for social commentary titillating! Her acts range from sultry and seductive to slap stick and even a tiny-handful of weird.
Madam Lennox started acting at a young age in NYC on children’s TV shows. Her training and background is in classical theater and dance, but the traditional world seemed too confining for her. As a professional model Madam Lennox got past the runway and into fantasy, fetish and erotica. Finally, finding her true home in Burlesque, where everything she enjoys can come to life on one stage.
Lola Brown comes from a small town nestled between the Sangre de Cristo and Jemez mountains. In her first season with Zircus Erotique, she brings the heat and passion of the valley to the stage. She is new to the burlesque scene and she adds a touch of latin flavor to the mix. Lola was spellbound by the art of burlesque the moment she discovered it. Fate brought her to burlesque and she’s excited to explore all it has to offer.
Nyree Nyx, our Dark Horse, combines edginess and seems to push the envelope in every performance. Nyree wows the audience with her flexibility and grace.
Traveling from the Midwest, to the middle of Europe, and landing in the middle of the high desert, Doutelle, trained in classical ballet abandoned the barre for burlesque and has been with Zircus Erotique since its birth. Inspired by the joy and playfulness of dance, Doutelle delights audiences with her exuberant performances.
Tawdry is a Texas girl who now makes her home in the high desert of Santa Fe and is thrilled to be performing with Zircus Erotique. She has a long history of performing on both stage and film, from The Rocky Horror Picture Show to Tribeca Film Festival features. Tawdry brings a mix of sultry swagger and irreverent hijinks to the stage that is sure to leave you tickled and titillated.
Tallulah St. James, a founding member of Zircus Erotique, is simply inspired by the thrill of being onstage. Born and raised in the deep swamplands outside of New Orleans, Tallulah has been dancing since the age of 2. Before burlesque, she was previously heating up the stage as a professional belly dancer incorporating elements of the tease. She now adorns Zircus Erotique with her classic poise and dazzling smile.
Koo Koo LaRue
Koo Koo LaRue, is a Southern California girl from her head to her heels. Her recent move to Santa Fe has inspired her passion for beauty and femininity that radiates from her doe eyes in every performance. Through her varied choices in music her signature sweetness and flirtations charm the audience every time.
Since early childhood Fin Tassel has been bringing life to the stage, streets and the back woods of North Carolina, where Fin grew up. Along with being the newest member of Zircus Erotique, Fin is in Santa Fe performance groups: The Jewel Box Cabaret and The Gender Offenders. Fins many performance guises draw inspiration from influences such as: Audrey Hepburn, Charley Chaplin, David Bowie, Queer theory, D.I.Y culture, Street Performance, Theatre, Costuming, Dance, and Unicorns. Fin Tassel’s performance style ranges from: gender bending, glam rock, singing & dancing, lip sink impersonations, humor, and sauciness. “ The moment the stage lights come on, and I take my first step towards the audience, I become fully alive.” Fin Tassel