Anja Keister is an award winning burlesque performer based out of NYC. Having founded D20 Burlesque in 2011, she has become a beacon of the Nerdlesque world and currently produces one of the longest running Nerdlesque shows in New York City. In addition to her local shows, Anja has run convention shows at DEXCON, The Escapist Expo, and Gen Con as well as performed at Burlesque Festivals all over the country - including Alaska - TWICE! Anja Keister has worked with Welcome to Nightvale, Homestar Runner, The Mountain Goats, and the McElroy Brothers to produce sold out burlesque tributes over the years. No stranger to the press, Anja has been featured on College Humor, pictured in the Washington Post, featured in Chick Pea magazine, guest starred on multiple podcasts, dubbed a "Burlesque Star of the New York Scene" by TimeOut NY, and called "The Sexiest Nerd in NYC" by the New York Times.