Nona Narcisse has been trained in several different dance modalities, including ballet, modern, belly dance and African dance. She has theatre and mime training from the lauded Celebration Barn Theater. The Barn was founded by Tony Montanaro, a student of Marcel Marceau. She began doing burlesque in New Orleans in 2007, earning her chops performing with some of the best musicians and entertainers in the world. She has worked with such greats as The Cab Calloway Jazz Orchestra and has traveled as far as The Ascona, Switzerland Jazz Festival to perform. She attended Pratt School of Design in NYC, and designs and creates her own costuming. As the owner of Looking Glass Gems, she spends her days providing beautiful, affordable rhinestones for creative design.
She has synthesized her training in dance, theater, fashion design and fine art to create evocative burlesque full of color, exploration and joy! Known as the Fringe Fatale, Nona’s quirk and charm will ease itself right into your heart as silkily as her dancing graces the stage!