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MisSa the iconic variety star, international recognised sword swallower, singer, poet and exhibited artist. Since launching her artistic career in 2010 MisSa’s extensive work stretches from Live Art to Burlesque. Voted most influential Burlesque performer in Europe 2018 MisSa currently focusses on Spoken Word and singing framed into experimental Theatre. MisSa is frequently interviewed by platforms like the BBC and spoke inspirationally on TEDx about her own success in overcoming fear. She survived a life treating sword swallowing accident in 2016 and has since developed an active voice globally supporting black Performance Art and creating community within the international black queer arts scene. During lockdown MisSa produced and arts-activist film supporting the Black Lives Matter movement from her home studio. The film has been included in several international festivals since. MisSa, one of 4 black sword swallowers world wide was the first to perform at the legendary Burlesque Hall of Fame in Las Vegas! She is currently performing her own solo show “Black Sheep” 

Missa Blue © Tigz Rice Studios 2017. http://www.tigzrice.com
Missa Blue © Tigz Rice Studios 2017. http://www.tigzrice.com

“I had not seen any performer like MisSa before. Mind blowing, compelling and literally jaw dropping. Aside from immense talent and being possibly the most beautiful woman alive MisSa is also a warrior – driven and principled!” Lizzie Biscuits

Notable achievements:

Ranked No. 1 ‘Most influential Burlesque industry figure in Europe 2018 

Exhibited Artist at The Museum for Contemporary Art Bordeaux 2019

Ranked No. 21 ‘Most influential Burlesque industry figure world wide 2018 

Participant at The Burlesque Hall of Fame Las Vegas 2020  ‘VHOF’ showcase 

First sword swallower at The Burlesque Hall of Fame Las Vegas 2018

Featured Interview on BBC4 Radio & BBC World Service 2018

Speaker on TEDx Germany 2017

Award winner ‘Pic of Fringe’ with ‘Fuego Carnal’, Adelaide Fringe, Australia 2017

Award winner ‘Pic of Fringe’ with ‘The Little Death Club’ Adelaide, Australia 2017

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MisSa at Burlesque Hall of Fame, Las Vegas: