This is one event you don’t want to miss! Join internationally known Illusionist William Draven and Miss Universe (England) pageant contestant Vixen DeVille as they host simply one of the most impressive nights of burlesque and magic you have ever seen.
Marvel as beautiful women tantalize and tease you in various forms of undress themed to your favorite anime characters. Become spellbound as internationally acclaimed magicians break your brains with magical acts inspired from all aspects of Japanese culture from games, to mythology, and even your favorite anime series. MYTH incorporates danger, dance, lace and a love of Japanese culture into a show of legendary proportions.
MYTH: Legends of Burlesque & Magic is a mature show and only suitable for audiences 18 years or older. ID’s will be checked.
GO. SEE. THIS. SHOW! It is an absolute blast, beginning to end.
– Michael Chabolla – RACKET Magazine”
Using her metaphysical powers for merriment and mirthful mischief, Vixen has bewitched audience members far and wide, performing alongside guest stars such as Richard O’Brien, Lucy Porter, Milton Jones, Hattie Hayridge and Richard Herring, with guest appearances and headliner bookings at a range of venues and event nights all over the world, As well as holding two residencies with London’s longest running burlesque cabaret troupe, ‘The Kitten Club‘, at Volupte and Madame JoJos, with T.V. appearances on Channel 4, BBC3 and ITV2 and three West End runs at Charing Cross Theatre (formerly The New Players Theatre), cabaret connoisseurs will also recognise Ms. DeVille from her previous monthly residency as compere at ‘Finger In The Pie Cabaret’ (Madame JoJo’s) and ‘A Night of Burlesque’ (Oxford’s Café Coco).
William Draven is a master of high impact magic and has an insane mastery of mind over matter. William has been entertaining audiences around the world for well over a decade. Draven has been a featured performer numerous times on TV programs like “Masters of Illusion” on the CW, “The Late Late Show” on CBS, “Don’t Blink” on the Pop Network, and “True Nightmares” on Information Discovery, he has headlined at the world famous Magic Castle in Hollywood, Jeff Mc’Bride’s Wonderground in Las Vegas, and at the Queen Mary in Long Beach, alongside having entertained scores of A list Hollywood stars at private parties and venues.
SCIENCE! Don’t blink an eye because something could go horribly wrong. Dyno Staats is a time traveling, steam powered, mad scientist from outside our place in time, but don’t worry: He uses his powers of mischief and misdirection for good educating and entertaining audiences around the world with his crazy antics and skillful craft. Dyno holds memberships with the prestigious Academy of Magical Arts, the world famous Magic Castle, Toastmasters International, as well as having achieved the coveted title of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America in 2001. Dyno has appeared on stages nation wide having headlined for Jeff Mcbride’s “Wonderground” in Las Vegas, “The Red Light Review”, “Her Royal Majesty’s Steam Punk Syposium” aboard the Queen Mary, and “Gaslight Gathering” in San Diego.
Jeff Favor is a young and highly talented performer having mastered magic while he was still in his teens. He is a favorite among fan conventions like Bent Con, Wild West Fest Promo, and Anime Expo where he’s performed alongside many others as an integral cast member of MYTH: Legends of Burlesque & Magic.
Just a little touch of the strange and unusual Mia has been thrilling her fans with her delightfully dark style of Burlesque for many years. Mia has appeared twice before on the stages of MYTH, as well as a producer for her own burlesque variety show: “The Creepshow Cabaret”.
The Magic Asian Man! Naathan is a true entertainer whose award-winning talents have been featured in movies like Superbad, on national television including NBC, Syfy, & Comedy Central, and at venues like Disneyland and even at the exclusive, world famous Magic Castle in Hollywood. Naathan is a member of the Academy of Magical Arts, Inc, the Screen Actor’s Guild, National Eagle Scout Association, and is the master of all trades, jack of none! His talents have recently been seen on “America’s Got Talent”, and on “Wizard Wars” in which he was the winner of season one. Naathan can be seen performing magic on the upcoming television series “Don’t Blink” and “Masters of Illusion”.
Winner of over 20 first place awards from the magic fraternity, Nathan is known as the “Entertainer for Entertainers” and his clients include Johnny Depp, Rod Stewart, Steve Martin, Craig Ferguson, Jay Leno, Paris Hilton, and Justin Timberlake.
He has been featured on major TV networks; FOX, CBS, NBC, UPN, and A&E.
In 2006, Nathan received from the Magic Castle the Achievement Award, one of the highest honors bestowed by the famous Hollywood club.
A rising talent in the burlesque world. Nova is a spirited performer and cosplayer who debuted her burlesque talents on the stages of MYTH for the first time in 2013. On top of her cosplay and burlesque skills she also does a bit of modeling when she can find the time in her busy schedule.
Olivia Bellafontaine is a professional actress and burlesque dancer. “A tall show-stopping burlesque beauty!” With legs longer than her name, Olivia Bellafontaine, is one of the most wanted burlesque stars of LA. She has performed internationally, and has worked for clientele such as Henson studios, Absolut Elyx Vodka, Bullett Magazine, and actor of 300, Gerard Butler. Olivia is an artist. She creates her own stylized costumes, and produces her own signature acts. She is a high energy dancer known to have a style of sound having been named the “Psychedelic Sextress” of the burlesque stage. She is a regular dancer at Tease If You Please, one of LA’s best burlesque shows in Downtown LA. Burlesque has taken her to Europe, Jamaica, Canada, Boston and all over California. She makes most of her own costumes, and choreographs and edits her own numbers. Olivia has been in over fifteen music videos as an actress and a dancer for artists such as Billy Idol, and Marilyn Manson. She is the lead in the Hammer inspired vampire film, Black Hearts. She has also done several short films. Acting has been something Olivia has always done, and now she is going full speed ahead to a fulfilling career in film acting. David Lynch, Quentin Tarantino, and Alejandro Jodorowsky inspire her.
Paul Draper is an anthropologist, magician and mentalist who has traveled the world in search of magic and mysteries to bring you his show, “Mysteries of the Mind.” As an expert in his field, he has appeared on several TV networks, including the History Channel, A&E, HBO, Hallmark, Travel Channel, and HGTV. Some of his recent TV appearances include: Hell’s Kitchen, Pawn Stars, Ghost Adventures, Mindfreak, and House Hunters.
Draper has also been featured in articles for Psychology Today, Glamour Magazine, Parade Magazine, Becker’s Hospitals Review, AskMen.com, Disney’s Family Fun Magazine, and many guest contributions for the AP and AOL News.
Paul Draper has lectured at Yale University, Apple Cupertino Headquarters, The World Famous Magic Castle in Hollywood and The Magic Circle in London. As a respected Las Vegas entertainer, Paul has performed in “Applause” at Planet Hollywood Hotel and Casino and hundreds of shows at the Venetian Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip.
Based on his show, “Mysteries of the Mind”, Paul Draper was chosen as the 2014 Merlin Award winner for Best Corporate Performer by the International Magician’s Society.
In addition to his corporate shows and lectures, Paul Draper is frequently called upon as an expert in fields ranging from magical history to human consciousness. As an anthropologist and member of the Society for the Anthropology of Consciousness, Paul Draper pursues studies with Native American ghost dancers, South American cannibals, and spiritualists.
Beautiful, talented, and geeky, this burlesque queen will make you scream for more as her energetic and playful personality fills the stage leaving her audiences stunned and begging for more. She’s appeared on burlesque stages all over Los Angeles, and continues to perform as an integral part of MYTH: Legends of Burlesque & Magic. Rynie is on a personal mission to save the world fro the mundane one boob at a time.
Known as a Motivational Performance Artist, Luna shares wisdom and teachings that provoke a sense of awakening in her audiences combining inspirational scripting with highly visual metaphorical magic and imagery. More than just a mere entertainer, she takes you to deeper levels of the experience in what she calls “Enter-Attainment”. Luna has been performing in top venues across four continents from Europe to Japan to America, and the showrooms of Las Vegas. Luna has also been featured in countless American network TV specials such as, the PBS series “Art of Magic” and “Mystery’s of Magic”, “Magic’s Greatest Illusions” on TLC and “ Grand Illusions, The Story of Magic” for Discovery and most recently also featured in two new documentaries, “Women in Boxes” and “A Magical Vision” by Montrose Productions about the great magical philosophers. Luna was also the recipient of the prestigious “World Magic Award” as “Best Female Magician” of 2007 which aired nationwide on prime time Fox network. Luna is a philosopher and a teacher of magic and her many talents encompass music, writing, dance, performance art and poetry. She is an innovator and an entrepreneur, she is in a category of her own.
The Library Bards
‘Library Bards’ are an edgy nerd humor parody band. Both original songs and covers encapsulate the spirit of the modern nerd, while embracing comedy and shamelessness. Bards:
Bonnie Gordon: Fans will remember this lovable Bard from ABC’s ‘The Quest’ and as the voice of Rainbow Mika from “Street Fighter”, and Ikki Tousen from the anime “Xtreme Xecutor”. Bonnie bursts with quirky charm and will win your over with her superior vocals.
Xander Jeanneret: Marked as the “gay”mer from season 2 of TBS’ King of the Nerds, Xander brings all of his personality and flair for the dramatic to the band.
NBP began performing in Tokyo, moving to America in 2011 to pursue her passion for burlesque. Since her Los Angeles debut, her unique style – strongly influenced by a love of pop culture and her street dance background – has quickly attracted attention/accolades from across the country.
NBP has been performing in many LA local burlesque shows, especially at Monday Night Tease!, Friday Night Happy Hour, and Peepshow Menagerie. Also NBP has been seen as a model, and an English-Japanese translator dedicated herself to introduce burlesque culture into Japan by writing in BAPS JAPON, and translating burlesque-featured films.
Aye Jaye is a Los Angeles magician who entertains at private and corporate occasions with his Sideshow Comedy and Magic Act. His amazing magic, energetic personality, impeccable comedic timing, and ability to go with the unexpected has taken him around the world and back on many occasions. Known as one of the original Ronald McDonalds, and Boss Clown, he spent thirty years training, writing shows, and performing for McDonald’s Corporation World Wide. He’s a published author of the New York Time’s bestselling book “The Golden Rule of Schmoozing” and has been seen on TV, Music Videos, entertained celebrities and political dignitaries worldwide.
All this experience translates to a world-renown performer who is capable of making you rave about how much fun you’ve had.
Ally Vega is a dancer, choreographer and creative director based out of Los Angeles, CA. She’s most known for her work as the artistic director of the AX Maid and Butler Cafe. She trains mainly in hip hop, femme, and commercial choreography and has worked with various industry choreographers such as Gigi Torres and Elm Pizarro.
In the summer of 2015, Ally became a dance instructor at Boogiezone Utopia in Torrance, CA where she created a J-Pop & K-Pop class. She created a dance company called J-Pop Dance Party where she travels to different anime conventions and events and teaches hip hop dance workshops. In addition to teaching, she formed a team under the same name where they showcase hip hop choreography to J-Pop music at various anime conventions and events.
Ally has been training in heel and burlesque choreography for the past two years, and this will be her first time showcasing her original work tonight. Along with her dancers, Francesca Taylor, Erica Soleil, and Alyssa Burton, they will be performing a piece inspired by the anime, Panty and Stocking.”