Nona Narcisse has worked and performed with many musicians, burlesque troupes, and productions in New Orleans La., Chicago, Orlando, NYC, Richmond Va., Baltimore, Washington DC, and Ascona, Switzerland.
Nona has theater, clown, and mime training from the Celebration Barn Theater. She has posed as a model for artists and photographers in the bustling and vibrant New Orleans scene since 2007. She has been a guest instructor at Bella Blue's New Orleans School of Burlesque. She is invited to perform regularly at Trixie Minx's weekly Burlesque Ballroom Revue, and is hired by Angela Eve of Chicago, Maria Bella of Baltimore, and Angie Pontani of New York among many others to perform in their tours and productions. Nona has been hired by Sailor Jerry Rum, The Baltimore Cultural Alliance, New Orleans Rum, Captain Morgan, Theatre Bizarre, The Cab Calloway Orchestra, and many private corporate clients in Baltimore and Washington DC to perform, act, and dance in there special events.
Nona founded an award-winning burlesque and variety show called Slow Burn Burlesque. The troupe performs monthly at the famous Howlin' Wolf New Orleans. Slow Burn is the subject of a documentary film entitled Save Our Souls, which won best Documentary Feature and Best Director (Documentary) at the International Filmmakers Festival. It also won Best Documentary script at the Madrid Film Festival.
Performing as a "living statue", Nona has been part of the Baltimore Harbor Performing Program since 2011. She has performed her statue at hired events and festivals across the country. Nona is very good at being still, but she loves to move! With a strong dance background, she has had training from the age of four in ballet, modern dance, African dance, and belly dance.
Name: Nona Narcisse
Lives in: Baltimore, Maryland
Company: Slow Burn Burlesque
Occupation: Actor, Dancer and Costumer