TITLES & AWARDS:
Ray Gunn was crowned the 2013 International King of Burlesque. He is one third of The Stage Door Johnnies, the 2011 Hall of Fame’s “World’s Best Group”, The Burlesque Innovation Guild’s “Artists of the Year, 2010”, and who are ranked among the World’s “Top 10” Performers by 21st Century Burlesque for the last three years.
Ray has headlined at the Texas, Windy City, Kansas City, Best of Midwest Burlesk, and Show-Me Burlesque Festivals and toured countless other cities internationally including Australia, New Zealand, Canada and will be touring London in the summer of 2014. Ray serves on the creative team of ‘Beggar’s Carnivale’ in St. Louis and is known for his insightful burlesque workshops. He is professionally trained in contemporary dance, acrobatics, capoeira, and pole dancing, Ray creates imaginative, athletic, and often avant-garde solo acts which make him a perfect fit for the Naughty Little Cabaret.
Ray is excited to be producing and directing Naughty’s newest production: The Naughty Little Circus which is scheduled to hit Castle Nightclub on September 26th, 2014. The show will combine all of Ray’s talents to create a dark and unusual place where the gonzo and the sleekly sensual collide to take you on a journey through imagination guaranteed to stimulate your senses.
What Makes You Naughty?
My imagination has a dirty mind all of it’s own. I am the naughtiest when my imagination is control and and the people around me submit to the experience.