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: Gilbert de moccos
Hometown: Tokyo, JAPAN
How many years have you been doing burlesque?
I've performed for seven years (burlesque: as a member of MURASAKIBABYDOLL); five years (boylesque: soloist); two years (LIVE MC: soloist).
How would describe your burlesque style?
My burlesque style has a story. It's overflowing with happiness and impulse.
Have you participated in the New York Boylesque Festival in the past?
I've performed at the New York Boylesque Festival since 2013 as the first performer for a Japanese person.
Who are you most looking forward to seeing perform this weekend?
All boylesque stars from all over the world.
What would you like to say to your New York fans (and future fans)?
I wanna see, hug, kiss and talk with YOU. Thank you! Glittering LOVE!