From Greensboro, North Carolina, Memphis Muerte combines southern sass and Puerto Rican passion. She is the founding member of the Discordia Dames and head producer of the Discordia Days Burlesque Festival. Full of bumps, grinds, wiggles and jiggles, Memphis Muerte.
Nicholas Tanek sits down and has a video chat with her.
Beginning as a BioQueen in 2011, Memphis Muerte brings ferocity with a full bodied flare to the stage. Using classic choreography with unique costuming and ideas, Memphis rejoices in the body she has. She is equal parts Mae West, Elvira, and Miss Piggy. Memphis founded the Discordia Dames in 2013, and took over a festival, turning it into the Discordia Days Burlesque Festival, held every summer in her adopted hometown of Greensboro, NC. Memphis has been a part of many nerd-lesque showcases and conventions, as well as Heavy Rebel Weekender and touring with punk showcases. In 2018 she performed all over NC as well as the Savannah and Smokey Mountain burlesque festivals. All stage sass, wiggles and grinds, Memphis is self-assured on stage.
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