The 5th Annual BCBC Festival will take place in Houston, TX January 2019
The Bayou City Burlesque & Circus Arts Festival is a yearly extravaganza not to be missed! This Houston burlesque, circus, and sideshow festival brings together timeless and titillating performance arts that will defy gravity and sweep you off your feet! We search far and wide to bring Houston WORLD FAMOUS, WORLD RENOWNED acts of breathtaking beauty and death defying stunts. These once in a lifetime events will leave you on the edge of your seat panting for more.
Check out the NewsFix segment from last years festival to find out what it was all about!
You’ll be delighted by everything from demure showgirls to boundary pushing sideshow acts, and from grace in the air to grinding on the ground. The BCBC Festival promises to fulfill your desire for the adventurous side of entertainment!
Not only does The BCBC Festival showcase talent, it also fosters it. We are pleased to offer a variety of panels and workshops for the seasoned and novice alike! Come expand your bag of tricks while enjoying the atmosphere of exciting likeminded ladies and gents.
After you’ve enjoyed the show and learned some new skills you can look forward to indulging yourself in our Bayou Bazaar! The Bazaar features local artist, photographers, and designers ready to fill out the gaps in your costume closet, offer their unique set of wares, and introduce you to some of the amazing services Houston has to offer.
BCBC Festival Staff
KiKi Maroon is a standup comic, radio personality, producer, and international award winning burlesque performer. She was named one of Houston's "Most Colorful Celebrities" by The Houston Chronicle and one of "The 100 Most Creative People" by The Houston Press. She produces and stars in several local and touring productions including KiKi's Sordid Sideshow, The Burly Q Lounge, and The BCBC Burlesque & Circus Festival. When she's not calling the shots backstage, she's on stage captivating audiences with her unique combination of classic burlesque strip tease and clumsy clown antics. Her incomparable style has charmed audiences across the U.S., South America, Europe, and Asia; winning her the titles of 2013 Burlesque Comedy Queen and 2015 People's Choice at The International Queen Burlesque Festival (Milan, Italy). Her life on the road as a burlesque clown has given her a unique voice in the standup world. She is a recurring cast member of The Whiskey Brothers Comedy Podcast (10 million+ downloads), co-host of The Outlaw Dave Radio Show, and regular Moth Story Slam contributor.
Behind every great man, is a great woman. And behind every great woman are... More great women. July St. Juniper is The BCBC Festival's Artistic Director. Her keen eye and artistic aptitude are only paralleled by her dedication to the growth of the community. Not only is she responsible for all of the festival's art and graphics, but she assist in all aspects of the event as KiKi Maroon's "Snowballer" (a term that KiKi insist is a synonym for assistant).