Nadine DuBois

Internationally-acclaimed Mistress of Ceremonies and singer, Nadine DuBois travels the world crooning and caressing audiences of burlesque, drag, fashion, music and theatre. A fierce triple-threat and a leader and icon in the modern burlesque movement, she has charmed crowds from The Burlesque Hall of Fame in Las Vegas, across the USA, and throughout Australia and New Zealand.

Also known as a prolific producer and artistic director, Ms. DuBois has an extensive repertoire. She is the creator and star of her own Follies revue, co-creator of Visions of Sugarplums: A Burlesque Nutcracker; as well as a host of cabarets, theatrical productions, burlesque festivals, and large-scale dance nights in her hometown of Minneapolis, Minnesota and throughout the US.

Fueled by bourbon and glitter, she's known as ‘The Good Kind of Bad,’ and she's dedicated to upholding that reputation.

Events

  • Fri 1 JUN

    Nadine hosts Black Hearts Burlesque at LUSH

    Black Hearts Burlesque is the city's only weekly burlesque show. Black Hearts Burlesque is also the longest running queer burlesque show in the mid-west. At this show you will see a little bit of everything, the Black Hearts producers like to make sure that each show has something for everyone. On any given night you will see burlesque, boylesque, drag, aerials and live singing, plus much more (no pun intended). The producers also like to make sure that the cast includes people from all walks of life which keeps the show fresh and sexy each and every week.

    10:00 PM CDT, Friday, June 1, 2018 Lush, 990 Central Avenue NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413
  • Fri 6 JUL

    Nadine hosts Black Hearts Burlesque at LUSH

    Black Hearts Burlesque is the city's only weekly burlesque show. Black Hearts Burlesque is also the longest running queer burlesque show in the mid-west. At this show you will see a little bit of everything, the Black Hearts producers like to make sure that each show has something for everyone. On any given night you will see burlesque, boylesque, drag, aerials and live singing, plus much more (no pun intended). The producers also like to make sure that the cast includes people from all walks of life which keeps the show fresh and sexy each and every week.

    10:00 PM CDT, Friday, July 6, 2018 Lush, 990 Central Avenue NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413
  • Fri 13 JUL
    Ticket

    Rebel Rebel Rock for Pussy XIV

    Rebel Rebel - Rock For Pussy XIV
    A Tribute to David Bowie with an All-Star Band led by John Eller and special guests. Hosted by Mary Lucia and David Campbell
    Proceed to benefit Feline Rescue at First Avenue on Friday, July 13, 2018.

    Tickets & info: http://bit.ly/2wqmgwp

    $17.00 advance/ $20.00 doors

    8:00 p.m. doors/9:00 p.m. Showtime/18+

    8:00 PM CDT, Friday, July 13, 2018 First Avenue, 701 First Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55403
  • Sun 15 JUL

    Bastille Day Block Party

    There’s no one better than Barbette to pay homage to the national French celebration. For 15 years it’s been voila! As guests are transported to France for an afternoon of frites, drink and entertainment. Featuring MC Foxy Tann, Nadine DuBois & Les Folies Risque, The Brass Messengers, Infiammati Fire Circus, Theatre Forever, The Aviary & FlyGirl Productions, a local artist market, and more! A portion of the event proceeds benefit Be The Match. Loved by all and supported loyally by local partners including New Belgium Brewing, 89.3 The Current, City Pages, Hangar 1, Tin Cup, Citadelle, Crispin, Jaume Serra Cristalino, Pamp Fizz, Olcaviana, Lillet, Thrifty Hipster, Yelp!, Eureka Recycling, and Mpls Tap Water.

    Serving picnic eats and MN Nice Cream!

    5:00 PM CDT, Sunday, July 15, 2018 Barbette, 1600 W Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55408

Reviews

  • "As emcee, DuBois sparkles, taking the audience on an irreverent journey into the Sugarplum forest with a suggestive aside for every interlude. Her charismatic stage presence and comedic timing affords a delectable ride, and she's got a great voice to boot..."

    Sheila Regan, Star Tribune
  • "...United States singer Nadine DuBois brilliantly holds the show together. That subtle change transforms the show into a more cohesive and pure slice of burlesque."

    Charlie Gates, Stuff NZ

Visions of Sugarplums: A Burlesque Nutcracker

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