Meet Our Artists

The Lady Wolf is a fresh face in the world of Twin Cities Burlesque. Wolf got her start in musical theater and cabaret and is now ready to give the whole pack a peek! It's always a full moon with The Lady Wolf!

Kassha Lisinski is a writer, artist, and performer who enjoys, more than anything, a good healthy grove of trees in the late afternoon. They are an enthusiastic participant in a smattering of activities including dance, soundmaking, self-defense, and the radical dismantling of oppressive political systems. 
 

Eric Larson creates performances. Right now he is interested in awkwardness, internet memes, theatrical conventions, and paraphilias. Upcoming projects include a piece for Red Eye's WIP series in May, and projection design for Lisa Channer's RANT. Eric is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a BA in Theatre Arts. This is his third performance with Patrick's and he's happy to be back!

Kafiya is a local activist, organizer and general troublemaker. She enjoys the parts of Minneapolis that haven't been gentrified yet and reading whatever she can get her hands on.

Elliot is a musician before he’s a comedian, and a comedian before he’s a person. Currently he’s enrolled as a 3rd year student at a prestigious two year college. He’ll graduate in the spring with a degree that will help him cope with being an adult. His future plans include traveling until he his purpose in life.

Alyssa Perau has been working in the Twin Cities as an actor and theater educator since graduating with a B.F.A in Theater Performance

Jamez Smith is a poet with decades of material sitting around gathering dust. The collection of journals just keeps growing and growing. He needs help.

Akiko Ostlund is a radical and boundary-pushing performance artist based in the Twin Cities. Originally from Osaka, Japan, she developed an interest in tribal fusion belly dance after moving to Minnesota, and subsequently began to study and practice the classical  Indian dance style of Bharatanatyam with the Ragamala school in Minneapolis. In recent years she has developed her own cleverly original dance/performance pieces, as well as insightful and revealing spoken word poetry.

We are a group of dancers based in the Twin Cities dedicated to expression, movement and artistry. With a wide range of dance styles represented within our group, Energy Dance Collective showcases innovation, human experience, and raw emotion. Aside from the fact that we are dedicated to our art, we are fully devoted to each other. Energy Dance Collective is a family, a family who likes to move (and have fun).

Kevin Lanier Moore aka Kaoz is a native Clevelander and an award winning writer, actor, spoken word artist and educator. He began his artistic career appearing in countless plays, community theater projects, independent films and writing competitions. As grand poetry slam champion of his city, Kaoz represented Cleveland at the National Slam competitions two years in a row. 

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