Sweet Lorraine

"The Goddess In A Bodice"

New York burlesque entertainer Sweet Lorraine is the creator and producer of Shades of Burlesque, NYC's ONLY All Black burlesque revue!


Shades of Burlesque is NYC's ONLY All Black burlesque revue!  This monthly production features some of the most talented and sought after Black and Brown burlesque performers in New York City, Philadelphia, D.C. and beyond!  

Sweet Lorraine founded Shades of Burlesque in 2012 at the historic WOW Cafe Theatre.  She is the producer, curator and visionary behind Shades.  Through Shades of Burlesque she continues to bring visibility to Black burlesque entertainers.  

Sweet Lorraine aims to foster nurturing spaces for Black women, POCs & LGBTQ folk to share their dynamic expressions of sexuality!  Follow her @SweetLorraineNY & @ShadesofBurlesque on IG/Twitter/FB ! 

Shades of Burlesque performances are available for festivals, workshops, bachelorette, corporate and birthday parties.  Email Sweet Lorraine for more information at ShadesofBurlesque@gmail.com