BURLESQUE & BELLY-ESQUE
THE passion of belly dance and the sass of burlesque!
Karolina is an internationally touring burlesque artist. She has a unique style combining her skills in peeling with belly dance she calls BELLY-ESQUE! She also synthesizes her skills in street dance, contemporary and jazz dance, acrobatics, theater, and her musical to create diverse and captivating acts! She works with many props from fans to umbrellas, and often can be seen peeling her bra off and playing the trumpet in the same act…sometimes at the same time!
Karolina has headlined festivals and events from Dublin Burlesque Festival (Ireland) to Americana Burlesque and Sideshow Festival (Asheville, NC). She has toured and performed with the acclaimed rock n’ roll circus band, March Fourth, appeared with Vau de Vire, San Francisco’s premier circus, as a variety feature and at music festivals from Oregon Eclipse (OR), to Lightning in a Bottle (CA), to Electric Forest (MI). She also can be seen peeling with her touring band/dance project, Sepiatonic for theaters, clubs, and music festivals, internationally, from Canada to Czech Republic.
Karolina has taught burlesque, belly-esque, and character workshops from Caravanserai (Vienna, Austria), to East Coast Classic (Washington DC), to All That Glitters Academy of Burlesque (Portland, OR), and at many more festivals and studios. Please see INSTRUCTOR.
Please see BIO/RESUME for further info on festivals, shows, and events Karolina has performed and taught at.