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Performer Spotlight on... Iva Grande!

December 19, 2018

She's the blonde burlesque bombshell known for her high energy & high-SASS on stage! Get to know this up & coming burlesque starlet before you see her up close & personal on board The Burlesque Showboat!


The rising star on the burlesque scene, but no stranger to the stage, Iva Grande is a feisty dance-school outcast and she is ready to please. A lifetime devoted to dance but shunned for her love of gyrating, Iva found herself at the doors of Maison Burlesque begging for acceptance. Time has passed in a flurry of sparkle and derriere grinding while her love for burlesque became strong. Following her debut of TEETH in 2017 Iva is dancing up a storm around Melbourne - a Burlesque Showboat regular, Australian Burlesque Festival, Velvet Grind, The Menagerie and multiple Red Light Confidential shows.


Her biggest achievement to date is winning first place at the New Follies show as part of the Australian Burlesque Festival 2018!



Iva also has an extensive teaching background in dance, with 10+ years under her belt. She holds a diploma in Dance Teaching and Performance with her favourite styles being jazz, hip hop, lyrical and music theatre. Seeing dancers grow while bringing choreography to life is her biggest passion (besides performing of course) and if you had to describe her teaching style, she is the birth child of Abby Lee and Mr G...  


 Image by 3 Fates Media


Want to see this lovely lady in action? Catch her on board The Burlesque Showboat on Saturday 5th January for The Naughty Nautical Burlesque Cruise alongside Clara Cupcakes, Camilla Cream, Poppy Cherry & Miss Friby!



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