The winnersof the most prestigious night in the burlesque calendar have been decided at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2016.
Poison Ivory took the coveted Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque title, making her the second black performer to take the crown in the pageant’s history. Lada Redstar secured First Runner Up, and Sweetpea took Second Runner Up. Harden Reddy won Best Boylesque and Most Innovative, and Gaea Lady was awarded Best Debut. In the group categories The Screaming Chicken Theatrical Society won Best Large Group and Most Comical, and 2 To Fly took Best Small Group. Vicky Butterfly was awarded Most Dazzling Dancer.
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