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, to Toronto, Chicago, Dallas, St. Louis, New Orleans, Miami, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and back home to her own backyard, Washington D.C.. 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 - 2015 “Show Me Burlesque & Vaudeville 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, which she produced to a sold out crowd in December of 2014.
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 cities. Deanna is also an aerialist & go-go dancer and has appeared at “Trash” in NYC, as well as at Richmond's “Rvalution” and “RVANYE 2015,” 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 co-producer/co-founder of the “Capital City Burlesque & Vaudeville Festival,” debuting 4th of July weekend 2016 in Washington DC, producer of national touring troupe, The “Mason Dixie Burlesque Tour,” producer of the “RVA Cabaret” benefit show series for Richmond’s historic landmark and hub of all things burlesque, “Gallery 5,” producer of “The Boom Boom Room” burlesque & variety show in Charlottesville, VA, Headmistress & choreographer of “The Boomettes,” the official dance troupe of “Boom Boom Basics,” was the Headmistress of the “Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School,” Richmond VA Branch from 2010-2014, lives at home in #RVA with her loving husband, three adorable kitties and pitmix pup, and is entirely overworked...and loving every minute of it.