The Gems of Burlesque
Meet Bizzy Lebois, Pearls Daily, Taradise, and Tutu Toussaint.
PERLE NOIRE - CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Burlesque sensation Perle Noire was born to perform.In 2008, she burst onto the burlesque scene winning the Best Debut category during the annual Burlesque Hall of Fame weekend in Las Vegas. After spending several years as a cast member in Dita Von Teese’s popular “Strip, Strip Hooray,” Perle went on to complete a stint in Velvet – a musical starring Australian disco diva and superstar Marcia Hines.
Perle has performed her signature blend of sultry, athletic and captivating dance in numerous venues throughout the world including The Sydney Opera House, Crowne Casino in Melbourne, The Waltz in Tokyo, Teatro Circo in Madrid and the Koko in London. She has also graced stages in the Bahamas, Prague, Milan, Helsinki, Auckland, New York, and Los Angeles. Drawing inspiration from the great Josephine Baker, Perle is also a multi-talented business woman who constantly challenges herself with new ventures including healing workshops and a book of affirmations called Perle's of Wisdom.
TARADISE - DANCE CAPTAIN
Tara began her training with the New Jersey School of Ballet where she danced in ballets such as Gisele, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Hansel and Gretel, Esmeralda and The Nutcracker (Clara, Waltz of The Flowers, Snow). She graduated with the Principal award in Dance from Fiorello H. La Guardia Performing Arts High School. (The “Fame” School). She then attended MaryMount Manhattan College on a dance scholarship.
Her dance training continued with The Joffrey Ballet and The American Ballet Theater. She is a proud member of SAG-AAFTRA with credits including roles in “Power”, “Law & Order SVU”, “Blue Bloods”, “Royal Pains” and “The Black List.” She was a precision stunt driver in Ghostbusters. She received a principal contact for the movie “ The Wolf of Wall Street” where she was a body double for the lead actress. She is a published model with Dance Magazine, Artstone the Competitor, and Capezio (where she currently is a photo shoot stylist.) Tara now produces and performs all over New York City in such places as The Bell House, The Highline Ballroom, Parkside Lounge, The Producers Club, Duane Park and La Poisson Rouge.
Bizzy LeBois has been dancing her entire life, but it wasn't until moving to New York that she discovered her twin passions of burlesque and aerial. Uniting beauty, grace, athleticism and glamour, these two art forms inspire Bizzy to create and become a gift to the audience. Bizzy is thrilled and honored to be a founding member of the House of Noire.
From the shores of West Afrika via New York City, she is a warrior of seduction, and royal descendant of King Tutu himself.
Tutu was inducted into the burlesque tradition in 2013, and is quickly making her mark in the Burly-Q community. She is a resident and founding member of Perle Noire's "House of Noire" and is recognized for her southern jazz, seductive yet explosive style.
Meet the "Royal Rebel of Burlesque", Miss Tutu Toussaint.
DANCE CAPTAIN 2016-2018
Pearls Daily, born Brianna Hurley is a critically acclaimed actress, comedienne and burlesque artist based in NYC. For over ten years, Pearls has accumulated numerous credits in Off and Off-off Broadway most notably as "Mina "Margery" Crandon" in the macabre, drama desk nominated, Off Broadway hit "Play Dead" directed by Teller of Penn & Teller. Aside from being a NYC stage darling Ms. Daily also has an extensive body of work in feature films, TV, stand-up, sketch comedy, improv, magic, and burlesque. Most recently she played the role of "Maxine" in the Season one finale of The Golden Globe winning,best comedy "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel". The New York Times has dubbed her “Glittering and talented”,”Spirited” and “Ebullient”. Best of Off-Broadway has called her “Superb. A true comedic actress who deserves great accolades for her work.” Ms. Daily has entertained at such prestigious venues such as Lincoln Center, The Magic Castle, Radio City Music Hall, The Geffen Playhouse, The Box,Duane Park,54 Below,The Hangar Theater, The Liberty Theater and The Players Theatre. Ms. Daily also holds international credits with Kitty Nights, SOHO House, Teatro Jaco ,The Walt Disney Company and Bar Demoray Paris. Aside from her eclectic performance career she is also an accomplished model whose clients include Pepsi, Nat Nast, Elie, Dirty Dolls Lingerie,Bombshell Bakers, A5 Accessories, Cynthia Von Buhler, The Rev Magazine, Titan Comics,Defy Lingerie,Netflix and many others. She has been a proud member of SAG-AFTRA since 2011 and Perle Noire’s House of Noire which won "Best Large Group" at The Burlesque Hall of Fame in 2017. She was also crowned Miss Coney Island 2019. Starting in the fall of 2018 she began filling the title role of "Minky Woodcock' in Speakeasy Dollhouse's Off Broadway adaptation of the comic series "Minky Woodcock: The Girl Who Handcuffed Houdini" at Theatre 80. She is also the model for the series which is available via Titan Comics, comic book stores nationally and internationally and via Amazon.