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The Shanghai Pearl is The Tantalizing Temptress from Taipei, Tempestuous Temple of Temptation, and Princess of Pulchritude!

An internationally renowned burlesque performer and instructor based out of Seattle, Washington, the Shanghai Pearl is celebrated for her extravagant costumes, bawdy humor, sizzling strip-tease, high glamour, and pulchritudinous performances.

Currently a sought after soloist, she is a featured guest of the illustrious Teatro Zinzanni Seattle and Teatro Zinzanni San Francisco. She has also been featured with the award winning Heavenly Spies, Can Can Castaways, and Glam-O-Rama Girlie show. The Shanghai Pearl is thrilled to combine her love for live music and burlesque as a member of The Blue Velvet Burlesque Revue. She is proud to maintain a positive presence at The Moisture Festival, Burlesque Hall of Fame, Great Boston Burlesque Expo, Seattle Erotic Arts Festival, and the world’s first burlesque convention, TEASE-O-RAMA.

Miss Pearl also travels widely to perform and teach. She performed for New Orleans Burlesque Festival in 2010 and The New York Burlesque Festival in 2011, and has headlined as close to home as Portland, Oregon, and as far away as Paris, France.

In addition to her solo performance career, she has produced a variety of successful shows and events. She is a lead instructor with Miss Indigo Blue’s Academy of Burlesque and creator of the popular DIY Showgirl series.

The Shanghai Pearl can be seen in Deidre Timmons’ documentary “A Wink and A Smile” and is thrilled to bits to be the current face of the Seattle International Film Festival.