ABOUT DARLINDA

The Village Voice calls DARLINDA JUST DARLINDA a “Mastermind of Bizarre Extravaganza” and she has been working as a Burlesque Performer and Producer locally (NYC) and internationally since 2003. Darlinda is one half of the Burlesque duo The Schlep Sisters, co producing such shows as Menorah Horah and The Burning Bush vs. The Second Coming. Darlinda is also a proud co-producer of the monthly Bushwick Burlesque. She’s also performed Off Broadway and on television; Darlinda performed with Taylor Mac in The Lily’s Revenge(Obie) and The 29th Annual Roots of American Music Festival at Lincoln Center. She can be found on television, in HBO’s Boardwalk Empire. She’s lectured for Yale’s infamous Sex Week. She’s crossed over into performance art with her year long “life as art” projects Year in Dance and Year in Rainbow. Darlinda is a current faculty member at the New York School of Burlesque and BurlyCon and also teaches internationally. The Sundance Channel made Darlinda a “Top 10 Badass Burlesque Babe,” she was voted in the Top 50 International Burlesque Industry Figures of 2011 and 2012! Darlinda is the recipient of the Golden Pastie Award for The Most Innovative and Creative and The Brooklyn Nightlife Award Winner for Best Burlesque Dancer!  USA Today says “It’s hard to top Darlinda.”

Darlinda Just Darlinda “Mastermind of Bizarre Extravaganza” has been working as a Burlesque Performer and Producer locally(NYC) and nationally since 2003.

Darlinda also performs in Off Broadway and television.In October 2009 Darlinda participated in Taylor Mac’s The Lily’s Revenge(Obie) as The Bride Love. She can be found on television; in Season 1, Episode 6 of HBO’s Boardwalk Empire as “Upscale Whore #1.”

She’s crossed over into performance art with her year long “life as art” projects, “The Year in Rainbow” and most recently “The Year in Dance.” In Darlinda was honored to perform with Julie Atlas Muz at PS122 in The Divine Comedy of an Exquisite Corpse.

Darlinda is one half of the Burlesque duo The Schlep Sisters, co producing such shows as Menorah Horah and The Burning Bush vs.The Second Coming. Darlinda is also a proud co-producer and member of the national touring group The Dangerous Curves Ahead: Burlesque on the Go-Go. Voted in the Top 100 Burlesque dancers in the world, she is also the proud winner of the Liz Renay look-a-like contest and the recipient of the 2009 Golden Pastie Awards for The Biggest Hair and Most Innovative and Creative!

Darlinda is a current faculty member at the New York School of Burlesque. In October of 2007 Darlinda participated in the Feminist Neo-Burlesque Symposium at The Central School of Speech and Drama at the University of London.

The Village Voice calls Darlinda a “Mastermind of Bizarre Extravaganza.”

USA Today says “It’s hard to top Darlinda”

Darlinda was featured in Italian Marie Claire on an article about New York Burlesque, October 2005.

Darlinda was interviewed in Curve Magazine January/Feburary 2007.

Darlinda had a full page in Time Out New York in the May 24-29, 2007 issue.

“Darlinda Just Darlinda, a splash of color and light.” www.boston.com

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