The Voodoo Dollz are the premiere touring burlesque troupe on the world stage today and have been a big part of the resurgence since 2001 ... these fireballs are becoming the best-known secret from Canada!
These days Vancouver's neo-burlesque Dollz are in the care of burlesque princess, pin-up model & troublemaker Little Miss Risk. She's been running the group since 2006 and has hundreds of burlettas in 10 countries in North America and Europe under her garter. She's the one that makes sure the Dollz always feature amazing performers - plus awesome guest surprises.
The Voodoo Dollz have created their own traditions, from numbers like the dirty catfight of "Kitten With a Whip" and the vintage "Take It Off" (as seen on the 2005 Big John Bates DVD "Live at the Voodoo Ball") - to new showpieces like the fire-tasseling showgirls of "Burlesque is Dead' and flashy can-can of "Gothsylvania".
Look but Don't Touch! OR ELSE!!! An interview with the Voodoo Dollz's Little Miss Risk by the Skinny Magazine.
The Skinny: How long have you been dancing burlesque with Big John Bates in the Voodoo Dollz and did you bring all the ideas ...
1. Hi John. First off, can you introduce yourself, your band and dancers?
You can call me John - I play a big Gretsch guitar and do the main vocals - I also do most of the songwriting. The band really began when sCare-oline (upright...