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Sunday, March 18 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Under the Big Top: Jews in the Circus, Burlesque, and the Variety Arts

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Celebrated performer/producers Liza Rose & Trixie Minx are partnering to share the stories of Jewish circus and burlesque performers from the early 1900s to today. Providing a unique perspective these ladies will cover the history of circus/burlesque both on stage & behind the scenes. The session will include a brief demonstration followed by a Q&A for those interested in learning more.

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Trixie Minx

At the forefront of the New Orleans Burlesque Revival, Trixie Minx is a leader in the preservation & innovation of the art of tease. As a performer she is best known for incorporating comedy into her classic style of dance. She is also recognized as a premiere burlesque producer with... Read More →
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Liza Rose

Liza Rose has been called "The Grande Dame of New Orleans Circus," but her career began far outside the Crescent City. Highlights include being a featured soloist in Mezzo Lunatico for Teatro ZinZanni, performing with the Aerialistas, collaborating with cellist Zoe Keating, choreographing... Read More →

Sunday March 18, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
Grant Board Room, JCC