Deb au Nare is an award-winning international burlesque performer with enough allure, wit, grace, fervor and edge to thrill and delight the most discriminating of audiences.
Surrounding herself with the love and beauty of local drag queens, Deb started out as a club dancer in her hometown of Jacksonville, FL in 2007. Immediately drawn to this fantastical world, Deb found her passion in burlesque. After performing solo for three years, she teamed up with Sammy Sutra and created Jacksonville's first burlesque troupe, Bada Bing Babes Burlesque. In 2013, Deb moved to the mountains of Asheville, NC and founded FTW Burlesque, as an outlet to unleash her sexy geek side. In 2015 she was brought on as co-producer of The Girly Girl Revue, started the monthly Tuesday Tease, later becoming the weekly Risque Monday, burlesque show which hosts a mix of amateur and professional entertainers and founded the Burlesque Academy of Asheville.
Deb au Nare has performed in cities all over the country, including New Orleans, Dallas and Chicago as well as headlining shows in Toronto and NYC. She has taken classes from such renowned performers as Jo Weldon, Dirty Martini and Perle Noir. Her work has been featured on the TV show America's Got Talent, and won the burlesque title, Princess of Southern Exposure 2013.
AWARDS & TITLES:
Princess of Southern Exposure - 2013
2nd place Heavy Rebel Weekender Queen Pageant - 2013
1,2,3 Tease (improv burlesque) winner - Nov 2016
Burlesque Battle (improv burlesque) winner - Dec 2016
"Deb au Nare is a legend on the burlesque scene in Asheville and it's no wonder. She's a force to be reckoned with." -Jana Downs, Asheville Press
"Deb is powerful and commanding on the stage and her tongue is fast as a whip" -Luis Carlos, Descubre Asheville
For creating the first Burlesque troupe in Jacksonville, FL, she was featured in the Florida Times Union and Spinnaker newspapers. For her work in the Asheville burlesque scene, she was featured in the Asheville Press and Descubre Asheville. Deb has been featured on several blogs including Hero Hotties and Ashevegas, both of which were for her burlesque-styled Kitana cosplay and routine. She has also been featured on a local Asheville based podcast, Brewpon. Other publications Deb has been in include 904 and Prick magazine.