Meet the Sirens: Jackie Nova

The countdown is on for Les Femmes Fatales‘ sultry summer show Sirens of the Solstice. Hellz Kitten sat down for a Q&A with some of the performers. Meet Bad Apple Boylesque’s  Jackie Nova.

Jackie Nova

Social Media/Website:
IG/TW: @jackienovanyc

How long have you been burlesquing?

I have been burlesquing for 9 months now.

What drew you/draws you to burlesque?
I daydream a fair bit, and I came to realize one day that my most vivid daydreams were in the style of burlesque, with dramatic music, amazing costume and dance, and a strong element of sexiness & allure. I love that burlesque taps into various skills that I have, and that it also taps into a once quite prevalent, historically relevant art form. And getting naked in front of people is just so invigorating.

What do you do when you’re not burlesquing?
I am honing my crafts as an actor, singer, dancer, and musician. I work with children, I see a lot of theatre, and I’m a big fan of reading and podcasts. Enjoying the company and conversation of my closest friends gives me the energy and joy to balance it all.

What is the sexiest thing about summer?
I love how it puts us all back in touch with our basic humanity, in a way. The heat means fewer clothes, which means more sweating and need for water, which often puts an enticing sheen of natural oil on our skin.

Come see Jackie and a school of sexy sirens at The Triad on June 18. Coming from the Mermaid Parade? Show up in your costume for a chance to win prizes! Tickets.


And we would love for you to join us on June 16 for Burlesque Cocktail Hour at Madame XMore info.

See you soon!

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