Pony Pod - A Traveling Performers Podcast

Pony Pod - A Traveling Performers Podcast

Most performers who have gone on the road reached a point where it was inevitable, as an artist they could not continue without setting out beyond their locale. What was the turning point and why? This season on ‘Pony Pod’ burlesque dancer, music hall vaudevillian, vedette and entrepreneur Miss Mary Jane Green sits down with ten performance artists from a wide array of genres to discuss their artistic pursuits, the moment travel began and the impact it had on both their professional and personal lives.

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March 24, 2021 54 min

Anastasia Arsenic, the poison you love to drink, is a classically trained dancer and actress. She has performed and choreographed for a wide variety of dance and theater companies. Post studies she coached the University of Montana Dance Team and choreographed and produced a variety of dance showcases and musicals.

After moving to Austin she danced with The Austin City Showgirls where she served as a back up dancer with the for the ...

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Mayo Lua de Frenchie has been killing the burlesque game since 2012 with a background in several traditional dance and martial arts genres spanning 5 decades. Mayo is a co-producer of the Messtival and the Whiskey Sisters, founded Rise of the Goddess Burlesque classes and has choreographed for performers across the country. She is known as the “Fairy of Fuckery” and "the bitch so fancy she could be aioli."

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Something Blue is an active member and associate producer of The Jigglewatts Burlesque Revue from Austin, TX. Since joining the Jigglewatts as an official member in 2015, Blue has performed all around Texas and across the country with the troupe, touring the west coast 6 times and performing as a troupe in the 2016 Munich Burlesque Festival. As a soloist, Something Blue is a member of the Austin Burlesque Alliance and a graduate of...

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Jazida is a Canberra-based entertainer, producer and teacher. 21st Century Burlesque says “I will not forget her any time soon”.

Jazida has become recognised as one of Australia’s premiere burlesque performers, having been accepted to perform at the Burlesque Hall of Fame in Las Vegas in 2018, selected as a Featured Artist for the Australian Burlesque Festival 2019, chosen as the representative Australian Headliner for the Perth Int...

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Anastacia Vulgar, the Boss Bitch of Hot in Topeka Burlesque, has been sharing her particular brand of vulgari-tease with Midwest audiences since 2016. A perfect explosion of nasty and class, this curvaceous dame can save the sinners and corrupt saints. When she isn't straddling the Kansas/Missouri line you can find her kicking ass and taking phone numbers. Anastacia believes art should disturb the comfortable and comfort the di...

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Viktor Devonne, the whitefaced tornado (as dubbed by Tigger!), recently celebrated his fourteenth year of being involved in Burlesque. Connecticut born & a longtime resident of NJ; Viktor, his husband and furry family relocated to Riverside, CA where he is the reigning Mr. Hollywood Burlesque. A Jack of many trades Viktor is a performer, writer of flash fiction and popular podcaster. Be sure to check out @weburlesque the po...

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Pony hails from Chicago, IL where she grew up studying ballet, acting and drawing. After moving to Vegas in 2006, she traded her pointe shoes in for pole dancing heels and fell in love with the art form. Becoming a member of the pole community lead to joining the circus community thru studying aerial arts. After performing as a variety pole act in a number of burlesque shows, Pony was booked for a burlesque gig where her pole would...

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Lola Loquacious, the Midwest Masterpiece, is a celebrated burlesque performer based out of Kansas City, MO. A founding member of Mother Earf's Brown Sugar Cabaret, she inspires audiences everywhere by giving visibility to marginalized performers. A big, black, and queer femme - Lola truly is the Unicorn of Burlesque. Her acts promote self love and body positivity, giving her a diverse fan base of inspired followers that proudly...

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Mary Lynn Mayhem is an American burlesque dancer, model, and costumer based out of Dallas, Texas. She's been hypnotizing fans around North America since 2012, performing in New Orleans, Montreal, and Las Vegas, just to name a few! Mary Lynn is also a former showgirl of the Ruby Revue, who took home the award for best troupe in 2014 at the burlesque hall of fame. Miss Mayhem is a versatile performer with over 20 years of dance a...

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Bringing vintage class and naughty sass is the award-winning international Bookish Babe and the Bard of Burlesque...Lacy Knickers! Lacy Knickers is a graduate of both the Rose City School of Burlesque and All That Glitters Burlesque Academy in Portland, Oregon. They have performed up and down the west coast in Oregon, Washington, and California and have appeared in both the 2016 and 2019 Oregon Burlesque Festival, the 2017 Hollywoo...

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A small town boy with Southern charm, Arty Dodger has spent years honing his craft of the art of juggling, balance, and sideshow acts. With the influences of early vaudeville and variety performers, Arty boasts a wide repertoire, including hat, cane, and cigar manipulation, high energy juggling with fire, knives, and any other inanimate juggling objects, and bending and tearing unbelievably unbreakable items.

Miss Bayou Betsy is a f...

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Vesper Valentine was born into the showgirl world of Glamour & Glitter in 2015, part sultry, part sass, this voluptuous vixen has been teasing audiences ever since! No stranger to the stage this traveling showgirl has graced stages at numerous festivals and shows across North America including Denver, Savannah, Virginia. Ottawa, Winnipeg, Victoria, Nelson & Quesnell. This seductive show pony is also a powerhouse producer wh...

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Janie Slash is a burlesque and sideshow performer based in Dallas, TX. She produces a monthly burlesque show in Deep Ellum, TX called Deadly Sins Burlesque and Sideshow. She has been a burlesque and sideshow performer for 8 years. She is one half of the Deadgirl Circus and the producer of Sideshow Rats. She has performed with World of Wonders and Hellzapoppin Circus Sideshow. She is a Madame Monster and performer with Mad Monster, ...

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Performance artist Nocturness is unsettlingly sexy with her Avant-garde style of burlesque.

Her ritualistic stage presence and abstract imagery derive from emotional, personal experience plucked from the very depth of her soul. Confronting as she may be, her primary motivation is not to disturb or offend you, but to use her flesh vessel as an outlet for her inner psyche.

Having a background in theatre, classical ballet, and modern ty...

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Kate Curran is a musically voracious vocalist and bandleader who regularly performs throughout the Tri state area as well as nationally with Louis Prima Jr and the Witnesses. 

Born in Brooklyn, NY, Kate's home was constantly filled with music of all genres, but an early love of the Great American Songbook and Jazz would be her strongest influence. The clarion call of voices like Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday and Nancy Wilson ser...

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BurpsTheClown of LunaticFringeSideshow and OddlyDrawnCircus!

This fearless and daring clown queen of flames has been thrilling audiences with shocking, fiery and comedic acts for the last seven years. She is an award-winning graphic designer and illustrator and a professional fire manipulation, sideshow and variety performer. She holds a B.F.A. in graphic design from The University of Louisiana at Lafayette. She is an aspiring flame...

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Born without a filter or any fucks to give, Nick T. Vegan can always be found causing some sort of trouble. While taking his clothes off at Houston punk shows, he realized he could fill the void in his soul with applause from strangers. That realization launched his career as The Bad Boy of Burlesque. He has been called a psych-ward psycho, a dirty carney, and the loudest man in show business. He is here to do things his way, any w...

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Known as the blonde broad of salt and honey, this leggy babe makes up the other half of the Utah Burlesque Festival team. Founder of Beehive Broads Burlesque and most recently, crowned the Golden Champion at the Golden Legends Champion Challenge in Florida in August. Delta is also a co-producer of the Utah BurlyPicks Regional competition with Myzchief du Voodoo, winner of the 2018 Golden Classic award and was crowned Ms Gay Utah 35...

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Burlesque Model & Entertainer/Dandy/IntersexTrans

FOXWORTH VORN IS A CLASSICALLY TRAINED MALE BURLESQUE PERFORMER SPECIALIZING IN CLASSIC AND NEOCLASSICAL FORMS OF THE BURLESQUE ARTS. USING A SCULPTED PHYSIQUE TO ENTICE AND TITILLATE, HE BRINGS THE SERIOUSLY SEXY AND COMIC ANTICS TO THE GRAND STAGE FOR GOOD, CLEAN FUN.

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Carine Richez Raguin is "Lady Carioca".

Dancer, teacher and choreographer, born in Paris where she practiced Classical Dance and Jazz for 10 years . She moved to Brazil at the age of 18. She spent 13 years there and continued her dance training, turning to Modern dance, Limon-Cunnigham method. Carine is also part of a contemporary dance troupe "Companhia de dança Nù Tempo". It is Brazil that inspires her stage name: ...

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