Self-discovery – All by Myself
A satire Burlesque performance
Whitehorse based burlesque artist Chérie Coquette created a performance of contemporary dance mixed with burlesque and humor that was showcased in the “Arizona Charlie” booth at the Palace Grand Theatre during the Festival weekend. The performance is based on Celine Dion’s version of “All by Myself”, with the theme of the act being a satirical and humorous take on pandemic loneliness.
About the Artist
Born on Abenaki traditional territory, Cherie Coquette had found her home far north in the wilderness of the Yukon. Trained in contemporary dance, she is a leading figure in Whitehorse’s burlesque scene. Before quarantine times, she performed at the Montreal Burlesque Festival, Capital Burlesque Expo in Ottawa and Nelson, BC, with Candian Legend Judith Stein. She recently was part of the Vermont Burlesque Festival in January 2020. Be ready for a treat, a laugh and an explosion of passion!”