GOLDEN GARTERS 2019

Thank you to everyone who took the time to nominate NZ Burlesque industry and related persons for this years awards. We were absolutely thrilled to announce our winners w at the golden garter dinner ceremony on 23rd March 2019. Full list of winners and finalists below.

 

Best Derriere
Winner – Bonita Danger Doll
Chris Oh!
Kiki Kisses

 

Favourite Costume
Winner – Pixie Twist – Queen of Tarts
MisRed Delicious – Black Widow
Nocturness – White Rabbit

Favourite Costumier
Winner – Velvet DeCollete
Asphyxia Couture
Flo Foxworthy

Favourite Troupe or Duo
Winner – The Roaring Antoinettes
Frank ‘N Twist
The Ballet School Dropouts

Favourite Tech Support
Winner – Soundbitch
Greeen
Sharne Scarborough

Favourite Mentor
Winner – Bonita Danger Doll
MisRed Delicious
Miss Cherry Lashes
Sugar Spanx

Favourite Regular Production/Show
Winner – Exposed! Burlesque Open Mic
Boo Radleys Burlesque Speakeasy
Caburlesque NZ

Favourite Industry Graphic Designer
Winner – Carrie Hawkins
Nick Christie
Ruby Ruin

The Unsung Hero
Winner – Elly Davies
Miss Cherry Lashes
Sharne Scarborough

Favourite Non-Striptease Routine
Winner – Mr Lola Illusion – Lola in Love
Bonita Danger Doll – visions of empathy
Snow Spirit – Needle Play

Most Likely to Be Caught Where They Shouldn’t Be
Winner – Kiki Kisses
Jack Craving
Pixie Twist

Best Boobs
Winner – Kiki Kisses
Bonita Danger Doll
Nocturness

 

Favourite Male Burlesque
Winner – Chris Oh!
Blu Virtue
Mr B Frank

Favourite Newbie
Winner – Miss Scarlet Bunny
EmJay Lacey
Nellie Noble

Favourite Producer
Winner – MisRed Delicious
Bonita Danger Doll
Debbie Eve

Favourite Stage Manager
Winner – Jack Craving
Danni Meow
Miss Cherry Lashes

Favourite Non Regular Production/Show
Winner – NZ Burlesque Festival
DIY Burleskiwi
Nocturne Sanctum Garden of Lilith
The Burlesque Rumble

MacGuyver Award (Most Prepared)
Winner – Fanny McBangers
Constance Mayhem
Debbie Eve

Most Innovative
Winner – Amourous Ava
Constance Mayhem
Nocturness

Most Likely to Pop a Pastie
Winner – Kiki Kisses
Pixie Twist
Sapphira L’Amour

Favourite Show Poster
Winner – Nocturne Sanctum Garden of Lilith
The Menagerie Deluxe
Tease on Tour

The Honorary Kiwi Award (Favourite International Visitor)
Winner – Mae de la Rue
Crocodile Lightning
RedBone

Best Manjunk
Winner – Chris Oh!
Blu Virtue
Mr B Frank

 

Favourite Pasties
Winner – Bonita Danger Doll – Crystal Paws
Kiki Kisses – Miss Piggy
Oblivion Westwood – Fire Tassles

Favourite MC
Winner – Constance Craving
Feather Unsure
Miss La Vida

Favourite Striptease Routine
Winner – Pixie Twist – Queen of Tarts
Nellie Noble – Blue Veins
Sugar Spanx – Ozzie Bloke

Favourite Stage Kitten
Winner – Jack Craving
Danni Meow
Flirtini

Most Likely to Accept an Award They Did Not Win
Winner – Pixie Twist
Debbie Eve
Kiki Kisses

The Industry Groupie
Winner – Alan Parker
Amber de Luze
Miss Mollie Tov

Mucky Puppy Award
Winner – Kiki Kisses
Pixie Twist
Sugar Spanx

Favourite Show Photographer
Winner – David Rowe Photography
Eidetic Photography (Theuns Voerwold)
Peter Jennings Photography

Peoples Choice Award
Winner – Kiki Kisses
Nocturness
Pixie Twist

Favourite Show Stopping Moment
Winner – Oblivion Westwood spinning her fire tassels off across the stage
Kiki Kisses as Nek Minute smearing Marmite on herself
Sugar Spanx and her Ozzie Bloke appendage

JUDGES CHOICE CATEGORIES

International Recognition Award
(kiwis doing it overseas in 2018) 

Winner – Chris Oh!
Amourous Ava
Pixie Twist

Future Legend of NZ Burlesque Award
(person who reached significant heights in 2018) 
Winner – Pixie Twist
Chris Oh!
Kiki Kisses

NZ Legend Award for Outstanding Contribution to the NZ Burlesque Industry
(contributes to the ongoing development of the NZ burlesque industry) 

Winner – MisRed Delicious
Bonita Danger Doll
Jasmine Tease
Miss La Vida


Rising Star of the Year Award
(performers who have been on stage for 3 years or less doing well in their careers)
Winner – Blu Virtue
Lilith LaLune
Nellie Noble

 

NZ Legend Award for Lifetime Achievement in NZ Burlesque
(individual achievement over 7 years or more)
Winner – MisRed Delicious
Amourous Ava
Debbie Eve
Rachel Rouge

Burlesque Exchange Scholarship
Not known until May 12th

While we have endeavored to check, NZBF holds no liability for misspelling of names as these are collated directly from the nominations.

 

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