Early Career and Training “People have asked me why I chose to be a dancer. I did not choose. I was chosen to be a dancer, and with that, you live all your life. ” ― Martha Graham True dancers are born, not made, and Jennifer Faust is no exception to the rule. At the age of four, Faust was chosen by dance. Five years later, with a repertoire that included ballet, tap, and jazz, she
Bramani Quinn is a circus, dance, burlesque, and fire performer, model, and costumer based out of Oakland, CA. Growing up in New York she played the flute in more than a dozen bands, dabbled in piano for a few years, and worked on set design and construction in her high school theater. Being exposed to every type of music from improvised jazz to classical orchestral arrangements, Broadway show tunes, and marching band renditions of hip-hop,
Goddess Jules Cosplay is the performing name for Julie Hartley. She’s a cosplay obsessed self-declared nerd. Her catalog and portfolio includes Poison Ivy, She-Ra, Female Khal Drogo, Leela (Futurama) and plenty more. She’s constantly making outfits and is currently working on a “Harlequin” outfit & makeup. She’s an expert in makeup, sewing, nerd culture, and loves to be creative. For this particular shoot, she donned her epically sexy “Poison Ivy” costume (hand-made of course) and
My name is Eve, I’m 21 years old and from Sacramento, CA. I grew up in Elk Grove and Chico, Ca with my three siblings. I mainly have a gymnastics background of training off and on for four years. I’ve also studied Polynesian dance, and cheered for all star teams and my high school team. I picked up a guitar when I was 12 and began teaching myself, I did the same for piano when I
Our featured “Miss AntiPretty” for June 2015 is the haunting and ethereal “Wenchi” an accomplished model. She’s got an incredibly unique style all her own and her photos are as varied and dream-like as you could hope for. We’re including the credits for her photos below the gallery, be sure to check out all the awesome people she’s worked with.
A lovely day at Lake Merritt in Oakland, with the lovely Rachel Seche and Pearl E. Meadows, all is fun and frolicking until things take a dark turn. In the shadows, in the background they are slowly stalked by a lone assassin, who eventually STRIKES WITH BLOODY VENGEANCE. Ninja Assassin played by Bramani Quinn, with blades, ninja hood, belts, and knives to the 9’s. Sunshine and Rainbows provided by Rachel & Pearl.
The lovely and lithe Rachel Seche takes it to the playground. Rachel is a dancer by trade and loves to stretch, pose, flip and tumble. Rocking an adorable red corset and having a total ball with the sunlight, the playground and the camera. You’ll enjoy the hell out of this new set. Also more to come from Rachel in the very near future, stay tuned!
The Exotic Dance Carnival has a part 2 (or deux) See the pics from the latest event on December 6th 🙂