The New York Boylesque Festival weekend kicks off tonight with a teaser party at the Knitting Factory and is followed by tomorrow's main event at B.B. King's.
Here's your chance to meet some of the performers before they hit the stage.
Name: Ben Franklin
Hometown: New York, NY
How many years have you been doing burlesque?
Officially, 2-3 years.
How would describe your burlesque style?
Circus and variety act comedy
Have you participated in the New York Boylesque Festival in the past?
Yes. 3 years.
Who are you most looking forward to seeing perform this weekend?
I’ve never seen Ray Gunn live.
What would you like to say to your New York fans (and future fans)?
Thank you for coming out and supporting our special brand of entertainment. We can’t do it without you.