Sept. 2, 2020

Pony Pod - A Traveling Performers Podcast featuring Takillya Sunrise

Pony Pod - A Traveling Performers Podcast featuring Takillya Sunrise

Producer performer Takillya Sunrise sits down with MJ to talk about burlesque in Alabama, how she decided to start her own troupe Camellia Bay Burlesque LLC, returning to her childhood home of San Francisco on tour and being the first to have a live band burlesque show to standing room only in her hometown of Mobile.

Takillya began her burlesque career in 2015 when she formed Mobile Alabama's Premier Burlesque & Variety Show Camellia Bay Burlesque LLC, The city's first burlesque troupe and the start of Mobile Burlesque. Takillya is also the Producer of The Mobile Burlesque Festival. Though she represents the South, she’s originally from sunny California. Inspired by old Hollywood glamour and some of the greatest female contributors to film and music, specifically Eartha Kitt, Mae West, Carmen Miranda, and Cyd Charisse; Takillya is known to light up the room with her energetic performances, gracefulness and precise musicality gained through years of ballroom dance, ballet, and jazz. Known as “The Strong Shot Of Tease” Takillya can captivate any audience, anywhere. She has produced countless shows and has shared her style of performance on multiple stages around the world completing two successful "Shot Of Tease" Tours and performing regularly in various Burlesque festivals and showcases in a city near you. Takillya is best served straight up and garnished with tease, take a shot if you dare!

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