Meet Our Staff
Founder and Executive Producer
Mercury Stardust (The Ambassador of Cheese & Tease) is a burlesque performer, instructor, emcee and producer. Bringing 12 years of performing experience to the stage, using his background as a clown, puppeteer, and an actor to make for a unique live experience. Earning his start as a professional cabaret performer for the national touring show "Chez Bouche': A Bawdy Blend of Comedy & Dance". In 2013 Mercury started his burlesque career and quickly made an impact in the Wisconsin Burlesque Community. Earning the titles of 2014 King of Iowa Burlesque Festival and the 2015 Wisconsin Burlypics Regional Champion. In 2015 He founded the Wisconsin Burlesque Association and became the executive producer of the Wisconsin Burlesque Festival. He was also the hosted of the popular podcast "The Art of Burlesque" on the Littlepodcast.com network. In 2017 Mercury appeared and competed at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender in the category of "Best of Boylesque" in Las Vegas. With his vaudeville style performances, Mercury has entertained audiences in 22 States and in over a 100 cities. As the founder of WIBA, he has continued to branch out in the state of Wisconsin to help grow and nurture the art form. Simply put, the more burlesque the bigger the change.
Visit Mercury Stardust's fan page.
Sarah Tybring (Anna Stetic) is a firm believer in supporting performance opportunities for her community and takes these opportunities every chance she gets! She is producer and performer for the Cream City Cabaret and is also a member of Milwaukee's Miltown Kings drag troop under the moniker Anna Stetic. During the summer you can catch her producing the Wom!nz Spot dueling stages for Wisconsin's Pridefest Festival held every June. She has also produced the Creme de la Creme burlesque festival, Burlypicks regional competition in Wisconsin and was the stage manager for Burlypicks Finals competition 2015 in L.A. Sarah is excited to join the WIBA executive team and board, utilizing her production experience to help showcase all the amazing talent that Wisconsin has to offer!
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Madam Lacy is a newer member to the burlesque scene debuting in 2015. Lacy knew she was born for the glitter and stage life from a young age. She started her stage career as a vocalist but found her true passion in burlesque where she mixes song, comedy and sensuality. Lacy is passionate about helping others to find their inner voice and to live to their full potential. She believes that the best communities are the ones where you learn and grow together and she is beyond proud to be a part of the Wisconsin Burlesque Association.