July 15 - August 12 10:30pm

Sunday Showcase July 30th 7:30pm

 

 

$20 at the door | $15 TICKETS ONLINE

$10 parties 5 or more | $10 wearing BEASTIE SWAG

Prop Thtr: 3502 N. Elston, Chicago

 

Jillian Erickson *

Performer, Writer, Director, Producer, Pain in the Ass… and not necessarily in that order.

 

Michelle Power *

Michelle is the Co-Producer, Co-Director, and Emcee. An actor and forever lover of the Arts, she looks forward to sinking her teeth into her next performance role.

 

Ed Schweitzer *

Ed Schweitzer likes hitting buttons so much, that he's been doing it around town for 12 years now, and with Beast Women the whole time that that has been a thing. He also does great things here, there, and everywhere, but is running out of space in this bio to fit them.. 

 

Mahira *

Mahira is a Professional Bellydance Artist located in the suburbs of Chicago. She loves being a part of the Beast Women show and is honored to be an Ensemble Member of BW family. Mahira teaches bellydance classes, private lessons, and workshops, as well as hosts bellydance events. She is available for parties and events. www.MahiraBellydance.com

 

Tamale

Julia Brown, Comedian, tells lovingly warm tales about her life. She appeals to all audiences and shares pieces of her life with hilarity and sincerity.  Her real no-nonsense demeanor draws audiences in and leaves them wanting more. Proud to call Chicago, home, she has entertained audiences from California to New York.

 

Diva LaVida

Diva LaVida is a heart breaker, funny maker, and clothes off taker about town.  She is a proud member of the Belmont Burlesque Revue, and Dirty Birds Burlesque.  Diva is delighted to be rejoining Beast Women.  Woot woot!

 

Marianne Schaefer*

Once an innocent and impressionable child, Marianne was prodded by her overzealous feminist mother to take on the world of men.  First by becoming a medical professional and then a forensic expert.....she knew her softer seamier side was being neglected.  Stirring into her brew Jill and Michelle of the Beast Women...  and a written word (often poetry) diva was released.  Published so many times she has stopped collecting the books (they're on Amazon ), she has performed on radio, television, had a four year featured show in Las Vegas Nevada, received local awards, taught classes in the writing of erotica and was a three time winner of the Seattle Erotic Arts Festival  taking best in show.  Enough! ....She likes talking dirty......and her stage name is Gillian Holoroyd!

 

Claira Bell

Miss Claira bell is an accomplished circus, sideshow, and burlesque performer braised out of Milwaukee,WI. She loves to blend the lines of burlesque and circus arts to give the audience a show they won't soon forget.

 

Alley Cat

Avid in theater production, she is managing director at Prop Theater, resident costume designer, and has skills in metal fabrication, hat making, and drawing. She also works with The Silent Theater company on costumes. A dance enthusiast since childhood, she studied dance as a minor as an undergrad and currently like to choreograph and perform short vintage inspired cabaret style pieces which have appeared in various variety shows at Prop, Rhinofest and the Beast Women series.

 

JoBeth Harrison *

JoBeth has been a part of Beast Women from damn near the beginning and loves every second of it. Though a part of one of Chicago's top rated wedding bands (Green Fourteen), being a Beastie lets her explore different genres of music while adding her own unique twist to them.

 

Presister Sisters

Sister-in-laws. Classical Collaborators. Flute and Voice. Persistent. Beast Women. Bringing an alternative perspective for listening to classical music in a non-alienating kind of way."

 

Christina Salem

Christina is a Chicagoland native who has had a love for singing since she was a child. She has taken part in choirs, musicals and events featuring standards, classical, and operatic styles. She is ecstatic to be apart of the Beast Women summer series and showcase her talent amongst other talented Women.

 

Charmaine Evonne

Charmaine Evonne is an accomplished professional entertainer of many disciplines, having graced a wide range of venues with her plethora of stage skills. She also enjoys organizing events, and currently tours with the Amazing Acro Cats, making time as often as she can to indulge in her other artistic passions. She is most honoured and excited to be joining the ranks of the Beast Women!

 

Jeanette Daft

"Jeannette daft is a dancer of 25 years. She has a serious background in checetti and Russian ballet, modern, tap, spiritual, west Senegal african dance, Romani, Argentine Tango, belly dance, and dark modern. She is the owner and artistic director of her own dance company "Gypsymoondance." This particular piece she is performing tonight is an excerpt from a show Viktoria Mitlyng and Jeannette put on years ago entitled "the devil's masquerade." It was based on the Russian book "master and margarita." This is Margarita's anger at wrong doings being done against her loved ones."

 

Heather Morgan

Heather Morgan is a stand-up comedian who has performed throughout Chicagoland and whose credits include performing at Zanies, The Annoyance Theatre, and the Wilmette Theatre. She's excited to share the stage with other kick-ass Beast Women as part of the 10-year celebration.

 

Viktoria

Viktoria is an inspired fusion dancer bringing together belly dance, Russian and Indian Gypsy and other forms of dance to bring music to life through motion that takes the audience on a fantastic adventure. A dancer since the age of three, she continues to discover new dance forms to weave them into a magnificent tapestry of movement.

 

Emma Bice

Emma Bice is a dance major at Loyola University Chicago. She does ballet, jazz, lyrical, and modern, but her absolute favorite art form is hoop dancing.

 

Jackie Wolk
Jackie boasts a 20-plus year history of doing original spoken word and poetry in and around Chicago, eight of which have been with the fabulous Beast Women. When she is not writing and performing, Jackie is an odd-jobber at large who drinks coffee and makes stuff out of other stuff.

 

Glenance Green

Glenance Green is a Chicago-based scholar, activist, playwright, filmmaker, recreational athlete, and published author of the book Shades of Green (hyperlink, http://amzn.to/2fPtqNk) . She is also the founder of A gThing! (hyperlink, www.thisagthing.com) and creator of Melanin Voices. For more information on Glenance, visit her www.glenancegreen.com.

 

Foxie La Fleur

Foxie la Fleur is delighted to have her Beast Women debut. She comes from a musical theatre background and focuses on performing, choreography and directing. You can see her perform around Chicago at the Kiss Kiss Cabaret, Backdoor Saloon, Vaudezilla and is currently the choreographer for and playing Queen Beryl in Otherworld Theatre's "Moon, Prism, Power! A Sailor Moon Musical"

 

Goldie Rox

Goldie Rox started dancing at age two, and has not looked back.  With a dance performance degree under her belt, this Southern belle has performed and studied genres such as ballet, tap, jazz, and recently burlesque.  With an act once described as "cute as f***!"  Goldie hopes she can tap into your heart and inspire you to Shake A Tail Feather

 

Kate Wooters

Kate Wooters is gonna get out of here. She’s gonna go on and she’s gonna make lots of babies, and she’s gonna watch them grow. She’s gonna die an old lady warm in her bed; but not here, not this night, not like this. Kate will never let go.

 

 

* Symbolizes a Beast Women Ensemble Member

 

Jillian Erickson *

shelley

Michelle Power *

Ed Schweitzer *

Mahira *

Persister Sisters

Diva LaVida

Marianne Schaefer *

Claira Bell

Alley Cat

JoBeth Harrison *

Prolific

Isabelle

Charmaine Evone

Denise Medina

Christina Salem

Jeanette Daft

Foxie La Fleur

Mango

Darlin Mikki

Zoe Pike

Red Hot Annie

Boobs Radley

Viktoria

Lauren Lewis

Emma Bice

Jackie Wolk

Goldie Rox

Robin Fine

Tamale

Melissa Richelle

Bo'Dasia DeVian

Heather Morgan

Kate Wooters

Beast Woman

Glenance Green

Beast Woman