ITALY’S FREAKIEST AND SWEETEST ASS-ET!
“It was amazing to watch her at the Windy City Burlesque Festival. She really owned the stage. Her energy is amazing on and off stage” – Lola Frost
Freaky Candy is a mixture of refined and graceful movements, joined with self-irony and humor.
She tastes as a cupcake covered by spicy and colourful glitters.
She is an international performer, a producer and a burlesque coach in Rimini, Riccione, Pesaro, Forlì and all over the world, including the famous Miss Indigo Blue’s Academy of Burlesque in Seattle!
Born in Rome, Freaky grew up studying ballet from the age of 5.
In 2006 she shifted her attention to belly dance and in 2011 became captivated by the dramatic and magical world of Burlesque and started studying in Rimini .
The year after, as Freaky Candy, she started performing, as established performer in a burlesque troupe, at many different theatres across Italy.
In June 2014 she starts her solo career, frequently studying with International Burlesque Stars.
During the next years she performs in the most famous festivals around the world including: the Munich Burlesque Festival (2015), the Windy City Burlesque Festival a Chicago (2015), the Amsterdam Burlesque Award ( 2015), the Geneva Burlesque Festival (2016), The Great Burlesque Expo a Boston (2016) where she wins the “MOST BEAUTIFUL” Award 2016 with ” The Red Ribbon” act, the Vancouver Burlesque Festival (2016) as Featured International Performer and the Show Me Burlesque Festival a St. Louis(2017). She is in the opening act of the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender ( BHOF 2018), with the communities of Seattle and Minneapolis.
She is the first Italian coach teaching at BurlyCon, the only burlesque education convention in America and she is one of the founding members of the Teacher’s Lounge Mastermind with Indigo Blue.
In 2021 she has been contacted by the BHOF to produce the Italian online show for the VHOF, a 48-hour continuously streaming virtual fundraiser showcasing the best-in-class burlesque.
She produces shows and workshops in Rimini, Riccione, Pesaro and Forlì in collaboration with national and international performers. She has been the Artistic Director of The Prima Hangar burlesque show for 2 years (2017-2018). In 2019 she produces the first and the only Italian Burlesque Bingo.
Her skills in the artistic field, in controlling the body, her unstoppable creativity and infinite passion for this art form, make her one of the most appreciated and respected coaches on the national and international scene.
Freaky is famous for her social and political commitment in the Italian burlesque scene.
Her school is the first and the only burlesque school in Italy to publicly expose its fundamental principles in a Manifesto, which are:
body positivity, feminism, anti-racism, anti-fascism, support to the lgbtqia+ community and minorities.
Burlesque not only as the art of seduction, but also as a means of rediscovery and growth of strong women!
Burlesque as a means of braking down social stereotypes that want to link women to the role of mere object.
Burlesque as a means of promoting diversity, inclusion and respect for all cultures.
Not just feathers and sequins, but a deep and conscious approach to art and the message it can covey.
Freaky is knows for conveying various social messages through the art of burlesque. Over the years she has produced several charity shows in support of:
– Punto Rosa Association ( which support women affected byf breast cancer)
– Arcigay Rimini Alan Turing
– Cooperativa Social Cento Fiori ( in support of the SPRAR project, the Protection System fir Asylum Seekers and Refugees)