October, 2014 Happenings!

KeepItUp100414October is shaping up to be awesome, and oddly enough, none of the shows I’m in have anything to do with Halloween…
Check my calendar for details about each show!

Saturday, October 4th:  Stripped Screw Burlesque Presents Keep It Up!
Just 12 tickets remain: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/853121

Sunday, October 12th: The Burlesque Marathong – Out-of-Towner Edition
I’m co-producing this event with Violet Tendencies.  We are not performing, but we’ve invited 26 burlesque performers from around the world to perform for Seattle!
Check out the details here: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/874195

Saturday, October 18th: Burlesque Behind the Pink Door
Blondes invade The Pink Door in Pike Place Market
Get there early to grab a seat and some dinner before the show, this show sells out by 9 pm.
Tickets available at your seat.

Saturday, October 25th: 2nd Annual Iowa Burlesque Festival
I can’t wait to bring my Annie Lennox impersonation to Iowa!


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Friday, August 8th – Rue Royale Burlesque in Portland, OR

Portland’s allowing Seattle to glamorously invade!
Myself, Olatsa Assassin, and Jovie DeVoe join a wonderful crew of Portland Burlesque performers in Rue Royale Burlesque Friday August 8th at the Star Theater!
Check out Rue’s FB page for event info and details of other upcoming shows: https://www.facebook.com/RueRoyaleBurlesque
Facebook event & tickets: https://www.facebook.com/events/545317202241159/

Doors at 7:00pm…
Peekaboo Prevue at 7:30
Tracy Kim Trio at 8:15
Main stage show at 9:30

Advance Tickets: $15
Night of show: $20
VIP Tables: 3 seats $25 each

We’re thrilled to announce the cast of the One Year Anniversary Edition of Rue Royale Burlesque starring the rock and roll burlesque of Seattle’s modern heathen, Iva Handfull.

We are also excited to offer out of town guests in addition to our hard rocking headliner!
Main Image - Rue Royale Burlesque (August 8, 2014)Jovie Devoe – Seattle
Olatsa Assassin – Seattle
Gazella Galore – Denver

Of course, no Rue Royale show would be complete without a curated collection of hometown Portland peelers:
Nina Nightshade
Sugar Kane
Baby Le’Strange
Claire Voltaire
Honey LeFleur
Judy Patootie

Joining us again for her second stint as host of the main show, local radio legend and bodacious bombshell, Daria of 105.1 The Buzz.
Also returning during the cocktail hour are the delightful talents of the Peekaboo Prevue featuring Rue Royale Burlesque debuts by:
Dee Dee Pepper
Rummy Rose
Dorothea Derriere
and hosted by Babs Jamboree.

Immediately following the Peekaboo Prevue, enjoy the gypsy jazz and swingable sounds of Portland’s Tracy Kim Trio.
Founded in August of 2013 and produced by The Infamous Nina Nightshade, Sugar Kane and Sophie Maltease, Rue Royale Burlesque offers curated, quality, and classic burlesque on a quarterly basis. To date, nationally and internationally renown headliners have included New Orleans sensation Charlotte Treuse, Seattle’s The Shanghai Pearl and Chicago’s Bazuka Joe, Jett Adore and 2013 King of Burlesque Ray Gunn of the Stage Door Johnnies.

We are thrilled to add Seattle’s Iva Handfull to the growing list of headliners gracing our stage. She’s a modern heathen in the Burlesque world, an albino Grace Jones, both a fashion Icon and rock & roll burlesque star.  Mz. Handfull is a fierce, alternative neo-Burlesquer known for her inventive, epic, and oftentimes impersonating performances.  Iva’s brand of neo-burlesque presents new ways of performing classic burlesque, while keeping the glint of classic choreography. Iva was crowned the 2013 Kansas City Burlesque Festival Queen and has had the pleasure of performing across the United States, including the Burlesque Hall of Fame in Las Vegas, Tease-o-rama in San Francisco, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Minneapolis, New Orleans, New York, and St Louis. She’s also co-owner of Haute Under the Collar, creating custom rhinestone neckties, so you too can be well hung!

Sponsored by Tatyana Boutique, Fancy Lady Society, and Happy Squid Designs

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Saturday 8/2/14 Pink Door Cabaret

Get to The Pink Door Restaurant by at least 8:30 pm to nab tickets to the show ($20 cash) and sit to enjoy a lovely dinner.
Show starts at 11 pm, ends around 12:30 pm and features 4 performers, one dapper host, and an expert stage manager.
This week, performances by:
Iva Handfull
Jesse Belle-Jones
Lady Drew Blood
Tootsie Spangles
Hosted by Kaleb Kerr
Stage managed by Matt Langston
Pink Door website: http://www.thepinkdoor.net/


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Relentless July 26th & 27th

Hold on to your crotchal region. . . Relentless is back!!!

IvaFiero Productions brings you a night of entertainment like no other. Relentless is more than just the title; it’s non-stop, in-your-face, high-energy performances all show long.

Tickets Available: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/666865

Saturday, July 26th
Doors at 7 pm and Show at 8 pm
Sunday, July 27th
Doors at 6 pm and Show at 7 pm

Relentless is two evenings of explosive, edge-of-your-seat burlesque brought to you by the two fiercest ladies in town, Seraphina Fiero & Iva Handfull!

We’ve invited guest performers who also revel in Relentlessness to entertain the pants off you:
Ray Gunn, 2013 King of Boylesque, is as relentless as they come!
Bolt Action The Man with Electric Moves!
Tootsie Spangles The Buffoon in the Buff!
and our host who invited herself back, Flirty Sanchez!

IvaFiero Productions


The Tyler Durden of Burlesque
She is smart, capable, and most importantly, free in all the ways most are not.
A chimera of hyper-feminine physicality, irreverent elegance, and pure ferocity. Seraphina continues to push the boundaries of burlesque performance art with a versatile skillset and creative style all her own. She has been gleefully coloring outside the lines since 2011.

Seraphina’s Mayhem is 1/5 of the troupe known as Stripped Screw Burlesque: Seattle’s Dangerous Dames.  Raw and gritty, the Screws offer a modern take on Burlesque for audience members who prefer a lawless agenda. While Seraphina has no specific style, she has a flair for the unconventional, unexpected, and dark. She is full of ecstasy and anarchy . . . . and never offers any apologies.

Seattle’s Iva Handfull is a modern heathen in the Burlesque world, the albino Grace Jones, both a fashion Icon and Burlesque rock star.  Mz. Handfull is a fierce, alternative neo-Burlesquer known for her inventive, epic, and oftentimes impersonating performances.
Iva was crowned the 2013 Kansas City Burlesque Festival Queen and has had the pleasure of performing across the United States.  She is honored to be listed in 21st Century Burlesque Magazine’s 2013 Burlesque Top 50.


The 2013 King of Burlesque!  He’s the rough and tumble Johnny… and like your morning cup of coffee, he’s strong, black, and keeps you going all day long!  Ray, has headlined at burlesque festivals and shows across the U.S., Canada, Australia, and New Zealand with his smoldering, sexy, and frequently avant garde solo acts.  Trained in contemporary dance, acrobatics, capoeira, and pole dancing, Ray creates imaginative works of strip-tease art that show off his athletic ability and inspired choreography. Ray served on the creative team of ‘Beggar’s Carnivale’ in St. Louis and recently was a featured presenter at Burlycon in Seattle. He is quickly becoming known for his large menu of insightful burlesque and dance workshops.

Who is Bolt Action? Some say he’s a robot designed by mad scientists! Others say he’s a superhero sent to Earth from another planet on a secret mission! Still others say he’s just some weird tall skinny guy who likes to dance around and take his clothes off in front of people. Whatever he is, he will surely entertain you for approximately three to five minutes!


Tootsie Spangles has been performing professionally for over a decade.  She is a conservatory trained actor (BFA Roosevelt University, Chicago) and has a diverse performance resume including Shakespearean productions, one woman shows, children’s musical theatre, and circus.  She uses her arts  background to create highly theatrical and often intricate performance pieces.  She specializes in narrative neo-burlesque, performance art, and combining the burly art of tease with theatrical clowning.  Her love and study of the red nose led the creation of alter ego/CLOWNterpart, Oopsie Sprinkles. Tootsie draws her inspiration from Looney tunes, restoration comedy, current events, nature documentaries, candy, and politics. Tootsie’s unique brand of storytelling can be absurd, emotional, existential, silly, sexy and  is always entertaining!


Flirty is a master of many characters and is always amazing, versatile, and beyond entertaining. When Flirty is not entertaining crowds she enjoys eating burritos and looking at pictures of animals dressed in human clothing.


Our relentlessly sexy pick-up artist


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Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend! June 5-8th, 2014!

BHOF2014BannerIt’s here, it’s here!  The weekend I wait for allllll year!
Haute Under the Collar has over 200 ties and bowties ready for vending!
I’ll be enjoying the first few evenings of showcases, especially our Burlesque legends on Friday, then…
Saturday, I have the distinct honor of performing/competing for Miss Exotic World – Queen of Burlesque 2014!!!!  Eeeekkk (breathe, breathe)  Eeeeek!
Read all about the weekend here:  www.bhofweekend.com
& See you there!
Iva Handfull

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Saturday 5/31 – Stripping to Tori Amos!

YKantToriStrip_053114That’s right, bring your 90s woes and hash them out with all of us as we strip to Tori Amos all night long!
It will be one night only of tears in our hands, hearts on our sleeves, and panties on the floor.
Tickets available at: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/666411
Doors at 7pm. Show at 7:30pm
General Admission: $15 advance. $20 at the door.
VIP: $25 in advance. $30 at the door.

HOSTED BY: Elsa Von Schmaltz
Billy Scream
Boom Boom L’Roux
Heidi Von Haught
Infamous Nina Nightshade
Iva Handfull
Kevin Incroyable and La Petite Mort
Lady Drew Blood
Miss Elaine Yes and Miss Teri Yes!
The Shanghai Pearl
Stella D’Letto
Violet Tendencies

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Saturday 5/24 – Bring It! Seattle’s Burlesque Hall of Fame Fundraiser

Bring It 2014 BHOF Fundraiser 052414This Saturday, 5/24, come to this star-studded event, featuring Seattle’s Burlesque performers who will be gracing the Burlesque Hall of Fame stage in Las Vegas!
This evening is going to be fantastic…
Tickets available: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/669149


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Saturday 4/19 – Burlesque and Cabaret Behind the Pink Door!

SEATTLE! Saturday is Burlesque Behind The Pink Door!

HOST: Armitage Shanks

Iva Handfull
Lady Tatas
Queeney Todd
Jenny Penny…

**Stage managed by Boom Boom L’Roux

Burlesque and Cabaret Behind The Pink Door is Seattle’s longest-running, weekly burlesque/cabaret show with a rotating cast! Featuring the best and brightest of Seattle’s burlesque superstars, The Pink Door also features exceptional traveling talent, from as close as Vancouver and Portland to as far as Germany!

Nestled in the historic Pike Place Market in Post Alley, The Pink Door offers an intimate and sexy setting, yummy cocktails, beautiful wait-staff and delicious dining-all in which to enjoy some late-night enticing entertainment!

“This one was short and sweet—a little late-night fun, something to put your date in the mood…”
Dan Savage, The Stranger

Burlesque and Cabaret behind the Pink Door is produced by veteran performer, Sydni Deveraux, who has put her personal touch on the show for nearly 4 years. As a producer of over 100 shows under her belt, The Pink Door is a show bent on entertaining its audience with a different cast and feel every single week. Offering vaudeville, drag, fire, contortion, acro-balancing, aerial, singing, dancing, and always a bit of burlesque, you never know what you might find behind its glossy pink doors!

1919 Post Alley
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 443-3241

EVERY Saturday @ 11pm
(get there early, it always sells out!)

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Friday, March 28th Moisture Festival Presents Libertease Burlesque

The Moisture Festival is here!

This is the 4th year I’ve had the honor of performing in this long Seattle tradition.
I cannot recommend this event enough, which runs from now through April 13th, for both adults and families! Check out Moisture Festival’s calendar for family-friendly comedy/variety shows and for Libertease Burlesque shows – http://www.moisturefestival.org/

I’m performing with a stellar lineup on Friday 3/28/14.  Check out my Calendar, or the Moisture Festival website, for the list of performers. Choose between two shows: 7:30 pm and 10:30 pm

Hopefully I’ll see you there!MoistureFestival2014

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Disney After Dark is upon us Seattle!

DisneyAfterDark2014Friday, March 21st – Sunday, March 30th, 2014
Stripped Screw Burlesque presents another year of Disney After Dark, bringing in new guest performers, slightly different shows each night, and a ton of fun and naughtiness you’ve wanted out of Disney.
One of the nights I’m guesting in is already sold out, but there’s still tickets available for Sunday, 3/23.  The show is early, starting at 5 pm, so you’ll be home in time to relax before your work week begins.
TICKETS -  choose the correct date: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/570332
FACEBOOK Details – https://www.facebook.com/events/496263097151204/
More about Stripped Screw Burlesque – http://www.strippedscrewburlesque.com/


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