Deanna Danger is an international performance artist skilled in many genres, based in Richmond, VA and is known as “The Warrior of Burlesque.” Her sometimes dangerous, always crowd-pleasing performances have graced stages from her home and across the US & Canada from New York, Toronto, Chicago, St. Louis, New Orleans, Miami, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington D.C., Tennessee, and Georgia. She is the 2012 Crystal Corset Award Winner of the Pennsylvania Burlesque Festival and she is the reigning voted #1 Best Burlesque Performer in Style Weekly's annual "Best of Richmond" poll.
Deanna has performed in the 2010 New York Burlesque Festival, the 2013 & 2014 Show Me Burlesque Festival in St. Louis, and made her International debut in the 2014 Toronto Burlesque Festival. In 2012 she appeared in and taught at five different festivals in the US: the Southern Fried Burlesque Festival, Carolina Burlesque Festival, Asheville Burlesque Festival, Windy City Burlesque Festival in Chicago, and Pennsylvania Burlesque Festival. In 2012, she produced Byrlesque At The Byrd, the first and only official burlesque show held in the Richmond historic landmark Byrd Theatre. In 2013 her large-scale show series expanded to include the historic Jefferson Theater in Charlottesville, VA, and continues twice annually at these two historic Virginia Theaters!
Deanna has also been a dance, theater and burlesque instructor since January, 2010. Her studio Boom Boom Basics Burlesque & Performing Arts Studio is Virginia’s premier and only full service burlesque institution, with weekly classes in Richmond, as well as weekend workshops in many East Coast States. Deanna is also an aerialist & go-go dancer and has appeared at Trash in NYC, as well as at Richmond's Rvalution, and is a resident cage dancer at the Richmond goth/industrial/fetish club Fallout. She is also a core member of Richmond’s only professional go-go troupe, the Deviant Dollz.
Deanna Danger is also an accomplished model, actress, seamstress, makeup artist, and graphic designer. Aside from producing shows & teaching around Richmond, DC, and the East Coast region, Deanna is also the producer of national touring troupe, The Mason Dixie Burlesque Tour, one-half of the performance art duo Name Of The Rose, was the Headmistress of the Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School, Richmond VA Branch from 2010-2014 and is entirely overworked...and loving every minute of it.