Since 2003, The Lady Ms. Vagina Jenkins has been gracing stages worldwide with her classic, breathtaking striptease. An ecdysiast exemplar, Vagina Jenkins style puts a modern spin on classic burlesque, hoochiecoochie & shake dancer traditions.
The Lady Ms. Vagina Jenkins uses African American vernacular dance, the conventions of vaudeville and low brow theatre as well as feminist/ queer performance art techniques to craft performance art that defies audience expectations and re-defines the boundaries of the modern art making process.
Ms. Jenkins got her start at the 2003 Michigan Women’s Music Festival. And has since graced many stages, and lectured at many colleges and universities including, but not limited to;
-South By Burlesque (Austin, TX)
-Miss Exotic World (Las Vegas, NV)
-The New York Burlesque Festival
-The Femme Conference Chicago
-The Femme Conference Oakland
-The Southern Comfort Conference
-Big Mamma’s House of Burlesque-Charlotte, NC
-UC at San Diego
-UT at College Station
-UW at Bothell
-University of Waterloo, Ontario
-Georgia State University
-London Burlesque Week
-The National Queer Arts Festival
-Mangos With Chili Tour
-The Body Heat Femme Porn Tour
-Mitzy Cream's Kitten Revue-Canadian Tour
-Heels on Wheels Femme Performance Art Tour
The SOVO magazine calls her “…one of the top stars in Atlanta’s queer burlesque scene."Seattle Dances calls her movement "elaborate" and "precise"
Charlotte’s Creative Loafing says Ms. Vagina Jenkins is “classy… a welcome shot of chocolate."
Go Magazine calls her "thrilling...perfect"
NYC's Burlesque Beat says she's a "classy act."
The San Francisco Bay Guardian says "check out a Vagina Jenkins show!"
Atlanta’s Creative Loafing magazine named her “The Best Burlesque Dancer.”
The GAVoice says Vag is "a treasure...big, bold, beautiful!"
Critics have called her “Sophisticated”, “Complex”, and “Unique.” No matter the adjective, Ms. Vagina
Jenkins is sure to knock your stockings off!