Meet the Production Team!

SHOSHANA PORTNOY

Co-Producer

Shoshana has been making waves in the burlesque and pinup communities since 2009 with several industry related projects including producing two monthly shows- Viva Dallas Burlesque & Cirque du Burlesque, and being HBIC at Through the Looking Glass pinup photo studio at Dallas PinUp. Shoshana was named in the Top Five Most Influential Non-Performing People in the World by 21st Century Burlesque Magazine 2013 and 2015.


PIXIE O’KNEEL

Co-Producer

Known as “The Mom You Wish You Had,” Pixie O’Kneel has been performing and stage managing in the Dallas Burlesque scene for almost 10 years. In addition to performing regularly in DFW, she has performed on stages from Corpus Christi to Denver. Pixie is the co-producer of Bewitching Burlesque, the first non-troupe burlesque production in Dallas. In 2017 she was named Master of Lip Sync in the Texas Regional Burlypicks competition.


REYA DEL SOL

Co-Producer

Reya del Sol has been involved in the thriving Dallas burlesque scene since 2013 as a performer and most recently a show producer. She also has been Assistant Production Coordinator for Viva Dallas Burlesque for the past 4 years. She is excited to join the Big D Burlesque Fest team this year.


MARY LYNN MAYHEM

Volunteer Coordinator

Mary Lynn Mayhem is a 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! Miss Mayhem is a versatile performer with over 20 years of dance and performance experience. In 2017, she founded The Bad Girls Club, a performer based social club that focuses on fundraising for local charities and the burlesque community.


MISTER LIQUEUR

The Tech Guy

Professional Trans Babe, Producer, and Graphic Designer trying to make the world a better place. Between uplifting marginalized performers and providing affordable design services to those in need, his goal is to bring trans beauty and queer magic to every corner of the world through productions centered on equitable and professional standards.


Festival Venues

The Nines (Thursday Night)

2911 Main Street
Dallas, TX (Deep Ellum)

Viva’s Lounge (Friday & Saturday)

1350 Manufacturing Street #120
Dallas, TX (Design District)