“2011 Miss Viva Las Vegas”
Inga Ingénue, "The Little Blonde Bomb", was recently crowned “Miss Viva Las Vegas 2011” at the Viva Las Vegas international burlesque competition!
Born and raised in Seattle, Washington, Inga studied ballet, tap, jazz, modern dance and choreography for dance and theater. Since joining the Seattle burlesque community in 2005, she has performed in shows all over the world including the Burlesque Hall of Fame Competition in Las Vegas, the Amsterdam Burlesque Festival, Lily Verlaine & Jasper McCann’s “Land of The Sweets: The Burlesque Nutcracker” and played the lead role of Alice in "Through The Looking Glass: The Burlesque Alice in Wonderland".
In 2009, Inga co-founded Dance Belt, Seattle's burlesque/dance super-troupe, with whom she co-teaches pop-culture choreography classes at Seattle’s Century Ballroom.
In 2010, Inga was the lead choreographer for the critically acclaimed U.S. run of "SHINE: A Burlesque Musical", written and composed by Canadian musical duet The Wet Spots. She became a member of The Atomic Bombshells in 2011, one of the world's most famous and respected burlesque troupes.
Inga has been featured in the following burlesque documentaries; Deidre Timmons "A Wink And A Smile", "Waxie Moon", as well as in the upcoming film "Waxie Moon in Fallen Jewel". In addition, Inga Ingénue is an instructor for Miss Indigo Blue's Academy of Burlesque.