Buster Jangle Presents The World Of Science
A science based burlesque show
As part of STEM Fest- 2015
@ UNDER St Marks
85 E 4th St, New York, NY 10003
Saturday January 17, 2015 @ 8PM
Tickets: $15 – Available online at www.horseTRADE.info
or by calling Smarttix at 212-868-4444.
For more on info go to: www.heroicsinhotpants.com
Burlesque veterans Handsome Brad and Cherry Pitz bring you “The World of Science!” Handsome Brad is Buster Jangle, expert on a biology, physiology, technology and sexology and he is your guide to “The World Of Science!” His assistants include burlesque performers who work as scientists by day and ecdysiasts by night. Including: Pinkie Special (molecular biologist), Clara Coquette (medical science researcher), Dandy Dillinger (molecular gastronomy –with a specialty in pastry and chocolate), Tiger Bay (Spokesmodel for Klawtex latex costume and couture and impersonator of famous astronomers) and Cherry Pitz (Her dad worked for NASA and sent her fingerprints into space on Voyager-2).
About Nefarious Laboratory Brad Lawrence and Cyndi Freeman (AKA: Handsome Brad and Cherry Pitz) present experimental ideas and general coolness on stage with the help of the best and brightest performers from the storytelling, burlesque, and sideshow scenes of New York and beyond. www.heroicsinhotpants.com,
Horse Trade Theater Group is a self-sustaining theater development group; with a focus on new work, it has produced a massive quantity of stimulating downtown theater. Horse Trade’s Resident Artist Program offers a home to a select group of Independent Theater artists, pooling together a great deal of talent and energy. It is also the home of FRIGID New York – the first and only festival of its kind in New York City. www.horseTRADE.info
Cherry Pitz, Tiger Bay, Handsome Brad as Buster Jangle & Dandy Dillinger. Photo By Ben Trivett
Bios of Brad Lawrence & Cyndi Freeman
Photo by Ben Trivett
Brad Lawrence is the host of Best In Show. He has also hosted And I Am Not Lying and The Moth StorySLAMS. He was the first storyteller to win back-to back Moth GrandSLAMS and is regularly feature on the Moth MainSTAGE. He is both a member and featured storyteller with the BTK Band and a regular at such shows as The Liar Show, Adam Wade’s Super Stories, Seth Lind’s Told, The Soundtrack Series, The Risk Podcast and How I Learned. In addition, his solo show, “Monsters In The Wood,” was presented in the 2008 New York International Fringe Festival to critical acclaim. He performs burlesque as Handsome Brad and works in burlesque productions throughout NYC including Epic Win Burlesque, Hotsy Totsy Burlesque and Kitty Nights Burlesque. He has co-produced and performed in storytelling and variety shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, South By Southwest Interactive, and in conjunction with WBUR, USA Network, and Grant’s Whiskey.
Photo by Leland Bobbé
As burlesque performer Cherry Pitz, Cyndi Freeman is the host and producer (with Joe The Shark) of HOTSY TOTSY BURLESQUE www.hotsytotsyburlesque.com. New York’s only ongoing burlesque soap opera, every 4th Wednesday of the Month at The Slipper Room. Other burlesque credits include: The New York Burlesque Festival, Slipper Room, And I Am Not Lying, Kitty Nights, Bedlam Burlesque, Sharkbite Side Show and Naked Girls Reading with Nasty Canasta and Brooklyn’s Smallest Penis Pageant.
In addition to her work as a burlesque performer, Ms Freeman is also a two-time NY Fringe Festival award winning solo performer. Her storytelling credits include: The Moth, The Liar Show, Adam Wade’s Super Stories, Seth Lind’s Told, Risk, Stripped Stories, And I Am Not Lying and she has worked for 5 years as a lead storytelling instructor with The Moth Community Outreach Program. Her solo shows have been presented in Boston, Amsterdam, Ireland, The UK, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Festival and in NYC. Ms Freeman is a recipient of a 2015 SPARC grant (Seniors Partnering With Artists City Wide), which will enable her to partner with the Brooklyn Arts Council, in leading a program that teaches storytelling to seniors. A winner of a Grand Prize Playwriting Fellowship Award from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, her other credits include The Colbert Report on Comedy Central, Campus Comedy on HBO, and Compromising Situations on Showtime. http://www.heroicsinhotpants.com.
Bios of our s pecial guests
Photo by Julie Saad
Tiger Bay is a burlesque performer and latex clothing model in New York City. She graduated from the New York School of Burlesque and serves as spokesmodel for Klawtex latex costume and couture. TigerBay performs regularly at The Slipper Room and other venues in lower Manhattan. Her repertoire consists of various animals and humanoids, however she hopes to extend her range to include aliens and vegetation.
Photo By Ben Trivett
Clara Coquette is a New York based burlesque performer, kitten, go-go dancer, and model that was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. She is a vintage vixen, a nimble nerd, and a cunning chameleon. She moved to New York in 2009 and stumbled upon the glamorous, glittery, and geeky world of burlesque. After training at the New York School of Burlesque, she made her debut in 2011 and has been balancing burlesque with her full time career in medical science research ever since. Born out of a test tube of sparkle and spunk, the delicate darling of beakers and bunsen burners. www.claracoquette.com
Pinkie Special (Burlesque performer)
Photo By Julie Saad
Pinkie Special has been entertaining audiences with hula-hoops, burlesque, and comedy in NYC since 2002. She has performed across the United States and toured in Canada, England, Germany, France, and Spain. She has been in The New York Times, The Village Voice, and won The Dance Off Pants Off contest on FUSE television network. She has also been a part of The New York, London, and Paris Burlesque Festivals.
As a hula-hoop instructor, she has taught workshops for The New York School of Burlesque and The Edgy Woman Festival in Montreal and Le Marche du Mode Vintage in France. In addition, she has performed with numerous bands including Hank Williams III and performed for audiences of over 1000 spectators. Pinkie is also the world premier elbow tassel twirler and works as a molecular biologist during the day. http://www.pinkiespecial.com
Photo By Charles Farrah
Dandy Dillinger is a New York City burlesque performer and pastry chef. Dandy knows how to tease and leave people wanting more on and off the stage. She has worked in high end restaurants all over NYC with famous creations such as her chocolate cake and fun ice cream flavors. She continues to be a badass on the stage by putting the ass in class.