And the 2011 winners are….
By all accounts (and the insane amount of Twitter hashtag activity last night), the 54th Annual Burlesque Reunion and accompanying 21st Annual Tournament of Tease proved to be the most fantastic display of creativity and greatest outpouring of love in the weekend’s history.
Reports and pictures will follow in the coming days, but here’s the results of the Burlesque Hall of Fame Tournament of Tease 2011:
Reigning Queen of Burlesque 2011:
Miss Indigo Blue (Seattle, WA)
First Runner-Up: Anna Fur Laxis (Yorkshire, UK)
Second Runner-Up: Lily Verlaine (Seattle, WA)
Reigning King of Burlesque: Captain Kidd (Brisbane, Australia)
Best Debut: LouLou D’Vil (Tampere, Finland)
Best Group: The Stage Door Johnnies (Chicago, IL )
Most Dazzling: Captain Kidd (Brisbane, Australia)
Most Classic: Miss Indigo Blue (Seattle, WA)
Most Comical: The Dolls of Doom (Chicago, IL )
Most Innovative: Jett Adore (Chicago, IL)
Congratulations to all who performed at BHOF 2011. You make the sparkling world of burlesque go ’round- and WE LOVE YOU!!!! Thank you for all that you do!!!