Dixie Dumplin’

Dixie is an accomplished triple-threat with a rich background in musical theatre, classical ballet, rhythm tap, and technical theatre. She holds a BA in Theatre & Dance from James Madison University (’12). She first discovered the world of burlesque during college, and has studied, performed, and managed burlesque shows ever since. She most recently performed as a featured burlesque dancer in “The Art of Burning Man Opening Party” at the Hermitage Museum & Gardens on June 3, 2017 in Norfolk, VA. She will be teaching a burlesque workshop this summer/fall in the Hampton Roads area with fellow performer Elsie Nouveau!

Burlesque training:
Peekaboo Pointe, 2017 (Weekend Intensive, Virginia)
Jezebel Express, 2013 (New York City)
Deanna Danger, 2014 (Richmond)
Bitsy Buttons (kittening/managing), 2014 (Richmond)

Dance/Acting training:
Ballet, 12+ years – School of Richmond Ballet, The Ballet School of Chapel Hill
Tap, 12+ years – The North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble, Gene Medler, Toni Noblett
Musical Theatre and Acting, 8+ years – Center for the Arts at Henrico High School, James Madison University

Burlesque experience:
“The Art of Burning Man” Opening Party – featured performer, June 2017 Norfolk, VA
“Heavenly Bodies” – featured performer, May 2017 Norfolk, VA (produced by Rachel Micheletti)
“Peekaboo Pointe Gala Show” -featured performer, May 2017 Chesapeake, VA (produced by Rachel Micheletti)
“Ellie Quinn’s Burlesque Scholar’s Showcase” – featured performer, March 2017 (Norfolk, VA, produced by Ellie Quinn)
“Nerdy New Year” – performer, January 2017 (Norfolk, VA, produced by Ellie Quinn)
“Winterland Reverie” – producer and performer, December 2016 (Chesapeake, VA)
“Red Dahlia Revue” – producer and performer, October 2016 (Virginia Beach, VA)
“Red Dahlia Revue” – producer and host, September 2016 (Virginia Beach, VA)
“Embodiment: A Late-Night Burlesque Revue” – producer and host, April-May 2016 (a 3-week series, Richmond, VA)
“Spring Fling: A Scintillating Burlesque Showcase” – producer and performer, March 2016 (Richmond, VA)
Virginia Burlesque and Sideshow Festival – assistant house manager, May 2015 (Richmond, VA)
Various house/stage managing and kittening roles for shows in Fredericksburg, VA and Richmond, VA, 2013 – present

“Holly Golightly” video taken May 2017


“Naughty Mrs. Claus” video taken December 2016