A Kootenay Vaudeville Affair

November 17 7:30 to 10:00 pm

The Trail & District Arts Council and Déjà Louve present the sensational A Kootenay Vaudeville Affair on Friday, November 17 at 7:30 pm in The Bailey Theatre.

A Kootenay Vaudeville Affair is an explosive event with some of North America's most impressive performers, including title winners from the 2023 New Orleans Teaser Festival and Viva Las Vegas. Magnificent talent from New Orleans, Toronto, Montreal, and right here in the Kootenays will all have you roaring with excitement!

Starring: Jeez Loueez, from New Orleans, The Honeybadger of Burlesque, Voted #1 Burlesque Performer in the World multiple times, and the Reigning Queen of the Tease in New Orleans; Sucre à la Crème, from Montreal, multiple award-winner, cheeky and innovative, the current Princess of Viva Las Vegas; Miami Minx, from Montreal, the queer glamour-puss-tart and Reigning Princess of the Tease in New Orleans; and Kage Wolfe, the queer, multiple award-winning Kulture King of Toronto; PLUS a bevy of Canadian (and Kootenay) talent from near and far!

Touring the Columbia Basin, a Vaudeville Affair will showcase an array of neo and classic burlesque performances to make you feel like you're jumping through time and exploring new titillating adventures. From new teasers to established veterans, be prepared to laugh, giggle, blush, and celebrate the ultimate form of self expression, creative release, and exhilarating brilliance.

This Burlesque Variety show with a vaudevillian flair is a 19+ event that brings you a diverse cast of over 20 artists to celebrate burlesque culture and body positive self-expression.

Get in the mood and dress up Vaudeville style. Put on a corset, enhance that derriere with a toile bustle, put feathers in your hair or wear a top hat. Get out that candy striped blazer and bowler hat. Maybe even a twirly moustache.

Now learn more about the amazing performers:

Jeez Loueez- The Honey Badger of Burlesque is an award-winning powerhouse of modern burlesque based in New Orleans, who is a skilled improviser with impeccable comedic timing. She's been hailed as a cabaret legend, was the Queen of the Striptease at the New Orleans Teaser Festival and was voted the number 1 burlesque figure in the world for 2 consecutive years. In 2018 she was named one of the Most Influential Figures of the Decade.

Kage Wolfe is a Boylesque performer and the Director of the QTBIPOC production brand Kreative Kulture. A Boylesque and Cabaret performer for 10 years, they have performed at festivals all over Canada and have headlined shows from Quebec to BC. As a queer award-winning performer who is known for their on-stage expression of black and Caribbean culture he lives up to the moniker "The Kulture King of Toronto Boylesque."

Miami Minx is Montreal’s Queer Glamour-Puss-Tart known for his scintillating spectacle of burlesque, drag, and cabaret with high glamour, beautiful costumes, comedy, and sexiness. He is the Princess of Striptease at this year’s New Orleans Teaser Festival.

Sucre à la Crème's cheeky and innovative antics have taken her around the world, from Halifax to Hiroshima! A multi award-winning Montreal-based burlesque performer, she was recently selected to compete for Best Debut at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender in Las Vegas. Voted “MOST ICONIC” at the Oregon Burlesque Festival in 2022 and “SERIOUSLY FUNNY” at the Silver Tusk Awards, NYC in 2021.

Déjà Louve, The Howling Heartbreaker, has been performing burlesque since 2014, when she was awarded Runner Up in Canada’s Bunny Competition, and has since prowled her way across stages all over the country and down the coast from Seattle to Panama. She is the Head Tease behind all Queen City Burlesque Expo productions and is honoured to be invited to share her love of the artform in both the East & West Kootenays.

"Absolutely stunning performer. Super talented and captivating. She owns the stage and is a burlesque performer that you need to see." - G.H. Nordgren, Audience Member

Single Tickets are $30, VIP Section $50 (comes with a swag bag) and $10 Scarlet Mary Rose low-income tickets (only 30 tix available - space is limited. No proof of low income required). All tickets available online at, by phone at 250-368-9669, and in person at the Bailey Box Office at 1501 Cedar Ave., Trail.

Want to get in on the act? We’ll be adding a workshop the day before the show for you to learn burlesque style for just $20! Details coming soon!

A Kootenay Vaudeville Affair is made possible thanks to funding from the BC Arts Council, BC Touring Council, the Government of Canada, and Tourism South Kootenay. We also gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia. We also thank our media sponsor Bounce FM and tour sponsors Arcane Coda, BC Touring Council, Columbia Basin Trust, Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance, and South Kootenay Tourism.

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Town: Rossland, BC
Venue: The Bailey Theatre
Address: 1501 Cedar Avenue, Trail