LEFTY LUCY - executive producer
Lefty Lucy is the Executive Producer of the original Nerdlesque Festival in New York City (April 28-30, 2017), reigned as Miss Coney Island in 2011, and recently won the titles of "Master of Comedy" and "Master of Improv" in the 2016 Louisiana Burlypicks.
When she isn't taking her clothes off, she is putting them on others as the Costume & Props Mistress for the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival and for various immersive theater projects around the country. Follow her on Instagram, Tumblr, Twitter, and Facebook to find out more!
HEART CRIMSON - ASSOCIATE PRODUCER
Born completely naked, Hell’s resident belle Heart Crimson is a (formerly New York) newly Chicago-based burlesque performer/producer, alternative model, and stage manager.
Since their performing debut in 2013, they founded the Co-Conspirators, a rough-and-tumble burlesque troupe based in White Plains, New York. The Co-Conspirators’ focus on intersectionality and DIY have gotten them called “the garage band of burlesque.”
Heart’s previous exploits include performing all over NYC, including at Coney Island and Galapagos Art Space. With the Co-Conspirators, they’ve produced and performed in numerous shows, including Alfred Hitchcock Undressed, which is exactly what it sounds like, and BURLEXES: an Ode to Post-Relationship.
ANJA KEISTER - SPONSORSHIP MANAGER & CHIEF GRAPHICS DESIGNER
The Dicey Dame of Burlesque and The Kitsch Bitch of Brooklyn, Anja Keister has been performing burlesque since 2010. Most known for founding and co-producing her nerdlesque group, D20 Burlesque, since 2011, she was also on the production team of the 2014 Nerdlesque Festival
Anja has brought nerdy performances to DEXCON, Gen Con, the Escapist Expo, Steam Punk's World Faire and Geeky Kink Event. She has also moderated panels on women in gaming at PAX East, PAX Prime and The Escapist Expo. In the burlesque world, she has performed at the festivals all over the country winning "Most Comedic Burlesque Act" at the 2015 Great Southern Burlesque Expo. She has been featured on Animal Voices Radio,CollegeHumor.com, been featured in ChickPea Magazine, dubbed a Burlesque star of the Nerdlesque scene by Time Out NY and called "The Sexiest Nerd in NYC" by The New York Times.