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8th Annual
Great Southern Exposure Burlesque and Variety Arts Pageant December 8 & 9, 2017

The Biggest Burlesque Show on the East Coast!

We are celebrating the rich theatrical and performance History of Burlesque and Variety shows with this international pageant and competition. Talented Ladies and Gentlemen will be coming in from all over the world to compete for the "Southern Exposure" titles and enormous crowns! You can expect to see Glamor and Glitz, Rhinestones and feathers, Astounding Costumes, Humorous Frivolity and Stunning Acts in this 3+ hour one night only Final competition.
The winners will be crowned on stage!!

Details are still being polished for this years event. If you are interested in teaching a class or vending, then please contact Deana Pendragon by email

2016 Great Southern Exposure Winners
King of Southern Exposure - Uma Shadow
Prince of Southern Exposure - Rebel
Queen of Southern Exposure - Lady Satan
Princess of Southern Exposure - Missy Satine
Glamorous Southern Exposure - Uma Shadow
Funniest Southern Exposure - DeeDee Perks
Edgiest Southern Exposure - Veronica Broadchest
Best Variety Southern Exposure - DeeDee Perks
Most Classic Southern Exposure - Miss Satine
Best Duet Southern Exposure - Jack N' Thacox & Rebel Belle
Best Group Southern Exposure - Nymphs & Satires
Mammas Choice Southern Exposure- Tutu Toussaint

Donna Denise - Queen 2012

Inclusivity Statement: The Great Southern Exposure recognizes the need to embrace and value the diversity in all people. Acknowledging the uniqueness of each individual, we seek to cultivate an environment that encourages freedom of expression.
We affirm all people regardless of their age, culture, disabilities, ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, marital status, nationality, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status.


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