Solo show ‘Rising of the Black Sheep’ with Certain Blacks Festival @ Rich Mix Theatre London 27.2.2022. Tickets here!
Livia Kojo Alour (formerly known as MisSa Blue) the iconic variety star, international recognised sword swallower, singer, poet and exhibited artist. Her extensive work stretches from Theatre over Live Art to Circus & Burlesque. She is one of 4 black sword swallowers world wide,was voted most influential performer in Europe in 2018 and was the first sword swallower to perform at the legendary Burlesque Hall of Fame in Las Vegas!
Besides her current residency at the famous PROUD Embankment in London U.K. she currently produces experimental Theatre build around her spoken word, music productions and singing.
Frequently interviewed by platforms like the BBC she’s a firm favourite with the press and spoke inspirationally on TEDx about how she survived a life treating sword swallowing accident in 2016. During the Covid-19 lockdowns Livia produced and arts-activist film supporting the Black Lives Matter movement that was included in several international festivals, wrote a poetry book to be published in 2022 and debuted her solo show “Rising Of The Black Sheep at Camden People’s Theatre in London. She is now about to release her first single on all platforms worldwide.
Missa Blue © Tigz Rice Studios 2017. http://www.tigzrice.com
“I had not seen any performer like Livia 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
Theatre debut with solo show ‘Rising Of The Black Sheep’ 2021
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