A co-founder of The Boston Babydolls (and therefore of The Boston BeauTease), Miss Murray is an internationally-recognized fan dancer and instructor. She is founder and headmistress of the Boston Academy of Burlesque Education, and was named one of Boston's Best Dance Instructors of 2012. You can read her wit and wisdom in her blog. Signature Acts: My Room; French Champagne; Midnight Bath; Harlem Nocturne. She originated the role of "The Diva" in The Wrathskellar.
When not engaged in high-tech hijinks, Betty studies a wide variety of physical arts, including Indian classical dance and kalaripayattu, an Indian martial art. Nicknamed 'The Towering Inferno' by Willy Barett, Betty is well over six feet tall in her heels and vintage hair styles. She's best known for her big smile and her duets with inanimate objects. Signature Acts: The Geek (various); Betty, It's Cold Outside (Brrrlesque; V for Vixen); You're The Boss (Madame Burlesque); Someone to Watch Over Me (various).
The newest member of the troupe, Ava is a triple threat – a stripteaser, a tap dancer, and a talented costumer! Ava joined the Apprentice Program in February of 2018 and has been our Valentine ever since! She became a full member of the troupe in December of 2018. You've seen her as a naughty school girl, a dancing banana, and an ice cream lover. Signature Acts: Ice Cream Man; Good Morning Little Schoolgirl; The Spy
"Boston's King of Burlesque", Scratch is the perennial Master of Ceremonies for The Boston BeauTease, as well as the creative force behind most of our shows and many of our most popular acts. A magician and ocassional singer, Scratch earns his keep off-stage by acting as agent for the rest of the troupe. He is the author of Madame Burlesque, Unlucky in Love, and The Wrathskellar, for which he originated the role of "Herr Bücher". Signature Acts: Urban Legend; Martini Time; The Vanishing Bandana; Is You Is (or Is You Ain't?) My Baby.
Devastasia combines the personality of Marylin Munster with the appearance of Lily Munster. Our little ray of darkness began her studies at B.A.B.E. in December of 2014 moved on to do advanced coursework, including Burlesque Your Way. She has performed at The Great Burlesque Exposition as part of the opening number and in The Sunday Showcase. She apprenticed with the troupe in October of 2016 and brought her considerable artistic talents to Wrathskellar Tales where, in addition to painting and set decoration, she was one of the three maids that haunted the theatre. Since then she has been seen in Boston BeauTease shows such as The Big Time, Road to Striptopia, and Cover Girls.
In August 2017 she was invited into the troupe as a full member and has performed with us at the Pennsylvania Burlesque Festival and as part of Bad Luck Burlesque. We look forward to seeing a lot more of her unique outlook, cascading black hair, and thousand watt smile!