PERFORMERS

Meet our performers

The Marvelous Misfits has a wonderful rotating cast of terrific performers.  Our performers are different each month, providing fresh new talent for you!  You will also see some of your old favorites back from time to time.  Check out the future schedules here to see who will be appearing in future months.  You can read up on our past and present performers below.  Get to know these guys and gals before you come and see them.  You are coming to see them, right??  We will make it easy for you.  The answer is yes.slide1-fancy

Arty Dodger

Arty Dodger

Co-Producer/Gentleman Juggler/Strongman/Stilt Walker/Fire Eater

A dapper dabbler in danger, the virtuoso of vaudeville, the Beethonven of balance, the juggernaut of juggler, and devourer incendium.

A small town boy with Southern charm, Arty Dodger has spent years honing his craft of the art of juggling and balance.  With the influence of early vaudeville and variety performers, Arty boasts a wide repertoire, including stilt walking, fire eating and hat, cane, and cigar manipulation as well as high energy juggling with fire, knives, and any other inanimate object that beseech him.

Paul Prater

Paul Prater

Founder/Co-Producer/Mindreader/Sideshow/Gorilla Boylesque/Badass

Paul Prater is your emcee for this night of fun, excitement and incredible entertainment. You may see a little sideshow, some mindreading, or maybe some magic; you never know what Paul will provide.

Paul has performed all over the United States for all types of audiences and celebrities.

Mr. Crispy

Mr. Crispy

Sideshow

Mr. Crispy is a sword-swallowing Modern Fakir and a graduate of The Coney Island Sideshow School.  You may have seen him on numerous TV shows and documentaries, such as “You Swallowed What?,” “Stomach of Steel,” & “America’s Got Talent,” just to name a few.

He shocks the crowds with his mastery of pain, physics, and human biology; this has led him down the path of the insane. Mr. Crispy was the first recipient of the Circus Historical Society’s “Candlelight Award” for keeping the tradition of the sideshow alive, he also holds many world records like Mass Sword Swallow, Fire Eating, Mass Blockhead (which he and his wife both hold and got on their honeymoon) plus many more.

As a veteran of the modern sideshow, Mr. Crispy’s mixture of skill, comedy, and danger makes him “class-act” that you’re bound to remember! 

Gene Berry

Gene Berry

Magician

Also known as “The Gene Machine,” Gene takes classics of magic and puts a hilarious spin on them. To just call Gene a magician does a disservice, for he is truly an entertainer. He will make you laugh until you cry, and then amaze you with top notch sleight of hand.

Vixen Grimm

Vixen Grimm

Burlesque

Vixen Grimm is a multitalented, exotic beauty from the land of Boise, Idaho. She has over a decade of experience on stage including musical theatre that sparked her journey. 3 years of burlesque has launched a new side involving passion, sensuality, artistic & comedic performances. She has a devoted background and long, strong romance with the stage.

Cadi Star

Cadi Star

Burlesque

The teasing temptress of the stage, Cadi Star is the founder of the Painted Ladies Brigade, a burlesque troupe based out of Arkansas.

 She will beguile you with her incredbile moves and striking sexiness.

David the Goliath

David the Goliath

Sideshow

David the Goliath, the feral strongman raised by very cranky Honey-Badgers deep in the Ozark Mountains. His abilities are not for the faint of heart as he’s learned to tame his inner beast with performance art.

He’ll break the sound barrier with the crack of his whip, escape unscathed from wild animal traps, and recite poetry while avoiding evisceration from his bed of machetes he fondly refers to as his “Steely Posturepedic”…patent pending, of course!

Boobzilla

Boobzilla

Sideshow

The Amazing Boobzilla, a world record holding mutant ninja. Godzilla will never reach U.S. soil as he once heard the resounding crack of the fire breathing siren of destruction’s bra clasps breaking…and was deafened by the massive sound wave that followed the release of her mighty breasts.

One thousandth of one percent of the world’s population are diagnosed with Gigantomastia. Blessed with this genetic anomaly, The Amazing Boobzilla embraces her Superhuman abilities to break concrete bricks or lift people up to 120lbs LIVE ON STAGE using her MAMMARIES OF STEEL! As seen on season 2 of AMC’s FREAKSHOW, The Amazing Boobzilla will leave you on your knees begging for more, and she has plenty to unleash!

Roxxy Reckless

Roxxy Reckless

Burlesque

Roxxy Reckless is a published pin up model, burlesque performer, and the producer of Triple Threat Burlesque based in Dallas Texas. She has been featured on stages throughout the US, and has been described by audiences as “strange and fascinating”. She began her burlesque career in 2014 under the tutelage of the world famous Ruby Revue. Known as the showgirl who just won’t stop, she is best recognized for her style which fuses classical elements from the golden era of burlesque with a modern edge and rock n’ roll attitude.

Pepper Darling

Pepper Darling

Burlesque

Self described as “silly stripper. Taco lover.” That probably says it all, but at the same time, doesn’t tell you nearly enough.

Pepper is as funny as she is sexy. A true sight to behold and a wonder on the stage. She combines classic and neo burlesque in a titilatting and fun show.

Jonathan Erlandson

Jonathan Erlandson

Magician

John grew up in the lively city of Los Angeles, California.  John has performed in some of the worlds most prestigious venues including The Magic Castle in Hollywood, CA.

John currently performs regularly at The Maxwell Blade Theatre of Magic in historic Hot Springs, Arkansas.  His act continues to grow and thrive, astounding audiences, and gaining recognition in every performance.

Erica Blue

Erica Blue

Cirque

Erica Blue is a local cirque style artist with talents that include:  hoop dance, fire dancing, aerial hoop, stilt walking, and acrobatics.  Watch her and you will be entertained, mesmerized and amazed

Lacy Laplante

Lacy Laplante

Cirque

Lacey Laplante is a cirque artist from Little Rock, AR.  Her talents include hoop dance, stilt walking, fire eating, fire dance and aerial performance.  She has traveled all over the state and is excited to bring her talents to the variety show stage.

Bre Von Buxom

Bre Von Buxom

Burlesque

Bre Von Buxom, the former leader of the Diamond Dames troupe in Little Rock now performing solo out of Texarkana, is considered a regional burlesque pioneer. Busty and lusty, she makes an impact both on and off the stage with her unique style, eccentric costume choices, and unstoppable enthusiasm for performing half-naked publicly! Bre is known as “The gal with more BOUNCE to the OUNCE!” and fancies herself the wild card of burlesque in the Natural State.

Mr. Snapper

Mr. Snapper

Burlesque/Comedy

Comic, ukulele man-handler, burlesque host, and all-around good guy, Mr. Snapper is the Buckaroo Bonsai of burlesque.  One half of Mr. Snapper & Mr. Buddy, a neo-vaudevillian comedy duo, when he’s not making wacky with that partner, he’s making whoopee with Red Snapper.  Recently published in Bachelor Pad Magazine, Mr. Snapper is also (under his non-nom de guerre) a playwright and occasional producer of Equity Waiver Theater in Los Angeles

Mrs. Red Snapper

Mrs. Red Snapper

Burlesque

Known as “The Go All the Way Girl,” Ms. Red Snapper has performed across the US.  Red’s repertoire varies from classic 1940s elegance to rock & roll, tongue-in-cheek, naughty good girl.  Trained by the best burlesque instructors, she teaches burlesque and costuming.  Homegrown in Hot Springs, AR, Red currently resides in Los Angeles.

Zach Buhrer

Zach Buhrer

Comedy

A thick-skinned Louisiana comedian with social critique and intelligent witticisms, Zach Buhrer breaks the fourth wall to shed a light internally on the form and function of his own comedy writing and style.

Raven Rose

Raven Rose

Burlesque

Raven Rose is a classically trained dancer who decided to trade in her tutu for tassels to become the Mocha Mistress of the dirty south.  Notorious for her creative costuming, artistic choreography and an exotic golden glow.  She is know as the bird that blooms, the rump that rattles, the tail that trembles, and the flower that flutters!

Jay Jackson

Jay Jackson

Comedy

A veteran who has been entertaining on stage since age nine, Jay Jackson (mostly) taught himself to play piano, guitar, bass, and drums.

Jay has done everything from Shakespearean drama to musical improv, and is as comfortable popping off one-liners as he is impersonating the likes of Barack Obama, Elmo, Jamie Foxx, and more.  Raised performing in church and trained in seedy piano bars, Jay’s musical and comedic skills have been honored by performing the premiere venues in Central Arkansas.

Aaron Acosta

Aaron Acosta

Magician

Aaron is an award winning professional magician with over 14 years of experience.  He has audiences at the edge of their seats and leaved them amazed.  Creating moments of pure astonishment is what he does with a lot of magic happening in your hands.  When Aaron performs coins fly, cards are produces and magic happens.  Audiences are entertained, astonished, and captivated

Perry Covert

Perry Covert

Magician

Perry Covert is a true “international man of mystery.”  With a long career as a security professional and researcher, Perry has broad experience in North America and Europe, providing security consulting and advisory services for many of the world’s best-known brands.  By day, Perry provides companies guidance on matters related to security, marketing, product strategy, decpetion, influence, and the complexities of human connections.  By night, Perry puts this experience to work by providing eccentric entertainment for interesting people.

Mark Cluvane

Mark Cluvane

Mentalist

Mark Cluvane is an American director, actor, writer, musician, and para psychological magician.  Mark is an amazing mentalist and filmmaker.

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