The Pitbull of Burlesque Lola Coquette is a multi-award winning international showgirl, producer & instructor based in Portland, recently voted #24 in the 21st Century Burlesque Magazine Most Influential Burlesque Industry Figures in the World!
Lola is a founding member of The Bees' Knees Burlesque Revue, co-producer of “Signature Burlesque! with Kit & Lola” and executive co-producers of the Oregon Burlesque Festival. During quarantine, Lola co-produced the 2020 Virtual Weekender Rhinestone the Vote; An ACLU Benefit Show. An activist for BIPOC and Latinx rights, celebration and historical representation, she is also the co-curator of #burlesqueLatinx Social Network platforms and co-founder of the www.burlesqueLatinx.com Performer Database, coming to you this summer! Lola and co-producer Carmen Caliente just celebrated the wildly successful Global Inaugural Virtual Celebration of Burlesque Latinx!
Lola has heated up stages from Alaska to Texas, Florida to California, Chicago to Las Vegas, Australia to Puerto Rico and made over 40 festival appearances. #MissWorldWide headlined the 2018 International Latin & Hispanic Burlesque Festival and featured at the 2017 & 2018 National Hispanic Burlesque Showcase. In 2020, under the mentorship of The Dannie Diesel Bump & Grind Academy Scholarship in Puerto Rico, Lola Coquette represented Portland and her Latinx & Hispanic roots at the New Mexico Burlesque Festival and also invited to these prestigious weekenders prior to pandemic postponement: The International Vancouver Burlesque Festival , FIERCE! Queer International Burlesque Festival , Panama Burlesque Festival, The Rocket Dolls Revue- The Titty 500, the Show-Me Vaudeville & Burlesque Festival and the Latinx Fest !! As a lifetime academic and educator, Lola is honored to be chosen to teach at the 2021 Burly Con.
In addition Lola has been published in Latina Pinups Magazine, Bachelor Pad Magazine and in Rachel Schebach's Rococo Collection! An activist for BIPOC and Latinx rights, celebration and historical representation, she is also the co-curator of #burlesqueLatinx Social Network platforms and co-founder of the www.burlesqueLatinx.com Performer Database, coming to you this Fall 2020! Lola would love to shimmy in your city! Follow Lola Coquette's adventures on @lolacoquette on all social media platforms and at www.LolaCoquette.com !