Sweet Lorraine, coined "The Grace Jones of burlesque" and "The Goddess in A Bodice", is a fierce, queer, NYC burlesque performer, producer and host. She is the creator and producer of Shades of Burlesque, NYC’s ONLY All Black burlesque revue, SafewordNYC: A Kinky Burlesque and BDSM Spectacle and Sweet Fantasy burlesque, a show featuring novice & seasoned burlesque dancers!She has performed burlesque at venues all over New York, including but not limited to the renowned Joe's Pub, Brooklyn Museum, C'mon Everybody, The Kraine Theatre and WOW Cafe Theatre (Hypergender Burlesque and Rivers of Honey). Sweet Lorraine has also performed at multiple universities including Barnard College, Wesleyan University, Hofstra University and Mt. Holyoke College. She travels extensively as a solo burlesque performer throughout the U.S. and internationally in Europe and China.Sweet Lorraine aims to foster nurturing spaces for Black Women, POCs, & LGBTQ folk to share their dynamic expressions of sexuality! Follow Sweet Lorraine on IG/Twitter at @SweetLorraineNY & www.SweetLorraineNY.com!