What do I need to know about the Naughty is Nice Ball?
This is the last weekend of the Texas Renaissance Festival and so the last event for After Dark this season. We know that Christmas is a month away but here at AD it's a Christmas Wonderland. We received a letter from the North Pole that expressed their concern that we would have all the people on the Naughty List and the ones on the Nice List in the same place. So we made an arrangement with them to divide AD into a Naughty side and a Nice side. Which will you chose? This will also be the last appearance of the amazing and sexy burlesque troupe Dem Damn Dames. You don't want to miss their show!
How should I dress for the Naughty is Nice Ball?
This event is the last one of the year and it is closest to Christmas so you're likely to see a sexy Mrs. Claus, naughty elves, maybe a Grinch or two ...
Can you tell me more about Cirque la Vie?
Cirque La Vie is a Houston-based contemporary circus troupe. It was founded in 2010 by Artistic Director, Reyie Delgado. Living by its motto “Dare To Be Different”, Cirque La Vie’s professional performing company brings a breath of fresh air to the stage as they inspire and move audiences. The way we inspire audience is by providing high skilled artists and beautifully dynamic shows for all ages.
Can you tell me more about the Haven Arts Dancers
The Haven Arts Dancers are a bad ass dance troupe made up of professionals committed to their craft. The troupe is comprised of members of the Haven Arts Theatre. They are led by Amy K Barnes who toured internationally with Ballet Excelsior of Houston, performing in Australia, Russia, Poland, Bulgaria and Greece as well as cities in America including LA and New York. The Haven Arts Dancers perform every Saturday and are also the featured act for several of the weekend events.
Can you tell me more about Honey Moonpie?
She is a local burlesque performer whose special mix of camp, humor, and sexuality has taken her all across the U.S. She has performed in comedy festivals, with touring musicians, and for several comic cons. Often referred to as "The girl with four butts," Honey can be seen monthly stage managing for Kiki Maroon's Burly Q Lounge, as well as being the educational liaison for the Bayou City Burlesque and Circus Arts Festival.