"Jezebel: The History of Black Women in Burlesque & Cabaret," by Nikki DaVaughn
Black women played an important and challenging role in the history of cabaret and burlesque. Their work to entertain audiences while navigating jezebel and jungle stereotypes shaped the artform and its performance today.
Nikki DaVaughn is the Founder, Director and Lead Choreographer of Fat Bottom Cabaret, as well as co-producer of The Midnight Menagerie. She's been a cabaret performer in Austin for seven years.