Founding member of Seattle’s Stripped Screw Burlesque, Violet Tendencies is a classically trained ballerina cum burlesque performer. Unpredictable and uninhibited, Violet’s performances are edgy with a touch of refinement. Performing in and around Seattle since 2009 and with 18+ years of professional dance training under her shimmy belt, this versatile beauty is a graduate of Miss Indigo Blue’s Academy of Burlesque. Burlesque Seattle Press says, “Violet Tendencies could be a burlesque Lily Tomlin or a leading lady in a John Waters film – her face can go from housewife on the verge to lascivious vixen in seconds.”
Violet has performed in local Seattle venues including Columbia City Theater, The Triple Door and The Pink Door as well as at the Vancouver International Burlesque Festival, The Oregon Burlesque Festival, Portland’s Rue Royale Burlesque, the Movers, Shakers and Innovators Showcase at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend in Las Vegas and The Pink & White Ball in Minneapolis. She is a passionate producer and has co-produced with her troupe and other fabulous members of the Seattle burlesque community as well as on her own. Violet also co-produces The Seattle Burlesque Marathong and Out-of-Towner Burlesque Marathong with Iva Handfull.
Burlesque Beat says of Violet’s Burlesque Hall of Fame performance, “The statuesque beauty seamlessly blended burlesque and ballet to a dubstep sound for a fierce performance – this gal was dark yet soft, harsh yet classic. ”
Follow Violet on Facebook for new photos and show information, on Instagram for candid shots and updates or click here for a list of upcoming appearances including Stripped Screw Burlesque’s annual holiday shenanigans, The Best Burlesque Pageant Ever! She has some new surprises in store for 2019 so watch this space!!
(Photo credits Meneldor Photography)