Producer, director, and founder of Angel Burlesque, Katie Angel performs neo-burlesque with a wacky flair that's 15% gorgeous and 85% bat-shit crazy. From her Klingon "Today is a Good Day to Strip” routine to her sexy and hilarious Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle, Katie proves again and again why she's called the "Lucille Ball of Indy Burlesque."
Katie has studied with some of the top-ranking performers of the neo-burlesque scene, including Michelle L'Amour, Dirty Martini, Jo “Boobs” Weldon, Indigo Blue, Blanche DeBris and Iva Handfull.
She has performed at the inaugural Nerdlesque Festival in New York City, Minneapolis, Detroit, St. Louis and Chicago. One of her favorite shows to perform at is with the Glitter Guild at GenCon.
As a producer and director, Katie has helmed Angel Burlesque’s full-length productions Welcome to Heaven, Erin Go Bragh…less, Boo-lesque, Angel Burlesque Gets Lucky, Purr-lesque: A Pretty Kitty Revue, the Princess Wore Pasties (both top sellers at the Indy Fringe Festival), Angel Burlesque at Deluxe, Miss TaTa’s & Tiaras, A Girl for All Seasons, Absinthe Makes the Heart Grow Fonder and the widely popular Nerdgasm shows.
She also conceived the Open Bra Night series, which welcomes new and established performers alike. Angel Burlesque loves to help people discover burlesque both as audience members and performers!
Angel Burlesque has raised over $25,000 for local charities and causes including the Indiana AIDS Walk, Planned Parenthood, the Julian Center, the Indiana Equality Action and Dance Kaleidoscope.Katie translates her passion for burlesque into teaching workshops, helping people find the sexy confidence that resides within us all.