A theater nerd turned burlesque powerhouse, Frankly Frankie is a founding member of the Red Light Variety Show and the force behind Frankly Burlesque. Her character driven performances lean towards gender bending and the absurd, and when coupled with her classic features and charm, leave audiences simultaneously horrified and aroused.
She has been performing in and around Boise since 2006 in local venues Visual Arts Collective, Pengilly’s Saloon, the Powerhouse, Boise Contemporary Theater, and the Revolution Concert House. Outside Boise in the Oregon Burlesque Festival, the Ohio Burlesque Festival, Freezing Tassel Burlesque Festival, Lannie’s Clocktower Cabaret, and the Slipper Room NYC. She is making her first international appearance this fall in the Bristol Burlesque Festival.
She received her BA in Theater Arts at Boise State University, has studied at the Movement Studio Theater and the NY School of Burlesque. In 2014 she received a grant from the Idaho Dept of Arts and History to continue her studies in NYC at the Funny School of Good Acting.
Frankie’s array of characters, goofball antics, and absurdist humor twists the standard definition of classic beauty into a shape that make audiences go wild!