The following are popular selections from Miss Mina's extensive repertoire of burlesque acts:

By Any Other Name

Music: "La Vie en Rose" by Louis Armstrong (3:26)
Colors: Red and green

Follow Miss Mina on a parasol-twirling promenade down the Champs-Elyses. Her award-winning rose costume is dazzling in its attention to detail. The final reveal is a perennial crowd pleaser.

Stage set: none

Special: can be performed with a chorus line of back-up dancers
In venues with the capability, act can end with a rose-petal drop.
Photo by Sandy Middlebrooks

Photo by Sandy Middlebrooks


Music: "Howlin'" by The Spectres (3:48)
Colors: Pink and black

Created for a Dr. Who-themed burlesque show, Miss Mina proceeds to show that she's not afraid of the big Bad Wolf.

Stage set: a chair

The Faerie Queen

Seen at the Ohio Burlesque Festival 2014, the Vermont Burlesque Festival 2015., and the Pennsylvania Burlesque Festival 2017.

Music: "Celeste Giglio" by Renaissonics (4:30)
Colors: Purple and gold

A mystical encounter with an ethereal beauty. The Faerie Queen will enchant you with this blend of striptease and magic.

Stage set: none
A stage kitten will be needed to hand Miss Mina her fan.

Photo by Eric Paul Owens

Photo by Eric Paul Owens

French Champagne

Seen at Monday Night Tease, Los Angeles' longest-running weekly burlesque show, the Pennsylvania Burlesque Festival 2017, and ABurlyQ! Burlesque and Sideshow Spectacular 2017.

Music: "In  Pain In Paris" by Four Piece Suit (5:00)
Colors: Black, crystal

Miss Mina indulges in a bottle of champagne, but she prefers the ice!

Stage set: 2 chairs and table, small rugs

Note: Involves a small amount of liquid, but the rugs will catch it.

See performance here.

Photo by Rich Jarvis

Photo by Rich Jarvis

Fan Dances

Miss Mina has an number of fan dances to a variety of music, including:
  • "Harlem Nocturne" by Sam Tailor and His All Star Jazz Band (3:00)
  • "Sugar Rum Cherry" by Duke Ellington (3:08)
  • "Too Darn Hot" by Holy Cole (3:13)
  • "In Pain In Paris" by Four Piece Suit (4:38)
  • "Some River in Europe" by The Brian Setzer Orchestra (4:27)
  • "Green Onions" by Booker T. & the MG's (2:55)
  • "Jezebel" by Frankie Laine (3:14) or Edith Piaf (3:08)
  • "Toccata und Fuge in D Minor" attributed to J.S. Bach (3:38)
  • "Suicide Scherzo" by Wendy Carlos (3:08)
Photo by Rich Jarvis

Photo by Rich Jarvis

Hard Boiled

Music: "Peter Gun Theme" by The Blues Brothers (3:49) or The Art of Noise (4:00)
Colors: Black and white

Miss Mina, as a bumping, grinding film noir detective, strips out of a trenchcoat & trousers.

Stage set: none


Heavenly Body

Music: "'Stardust" by Aaron Neville (4:39)
Colors: White, black, gold

Miss Mina rides a glowing shooting star while removing a glittering hand-made costume.

Stage set: shooting star prop

Requirements: Electrical source

An Invitation

Music: "My Room" by Earl Okin (4:14)

Miss Mina's signature song. A sultry fan dance with two variations. Miss Mina uses her custom-made ostrich feather fans.

Version 1:
Colors: Black and white

An elegant dance with fans.

Stage set: none

Requirements: assistant to remove Miss Mina's gown

"...a stunning feather fan dance to charm even the coldest heart." (Burlesque Beat)

Seen at The New York Burlesque Festival 2014.

Version 2:
Colors: Blue and gold

Miss Mina appears in a dramatic blue satin and gold lace robe with a six-foot train. After retiring behind a screen, she undresses in silhouette, then emerges with fans. The final removes are done again in silhouette.

Stage set: dressing screen, back light, fans to be preset

Special: If Miss Mina enters through the audience, center front stairs onto the stage are needed.

View the performance here.
Photo by Rich Jarvis

Photo by Rich Jarvis

Life on Mars?

Music: "Life on Mars?" by David Bowie (4:03)

Colors: silver, blue

Created for Peepshow Menagerie's 3rd annual tribute to David Bowie, this lovely, impressionistic dance pays honor to Miss Mina's favorite Bowie song. A change of pace from her usual classic glamour.
Photo by Ernie Manrique

Photo by Ernie Manrique

Mackie Messer

Music: "Die Moritat von Mackie Messer" by Ute Lemper (3:15)
Colors: Black, red

Miss Mina takes you to a smoky cabaret for a deadpan act to the German version of "Mack the Knife". Featured in The Wrathskellar.

Stage set: chair
Photo by Dueling Scorpions

Photo by Dueling Scorpions

Midnight Bath

Music: "'Round Midnight" by Mel Tormé/Pink Pussycat (Kitten's Theme) by The Del Reys/"Big Town" by Laurindo Almeida & The Danzaneros (7:49)
Colors: Red, black, white

After a sensual striptease from a glamourous gown, Miss Mina takes a bath in a reproduction of Lili St. Cyr's famous tub.

Bodice, skirt, scarf,  and dressing gown by Catherine D'Lish. Pasties and g-string custom made by Glorious Pasties by Cheeky Cheetah.

Stage set: bathtub on platform, chair

Requirements: Water source and a place to fill and drain tub. Stage hands to move tub on stage. Electrical source. Stage kitten to take and hand costume pieces.
Photo by Scratch

Photo by Scratch

Mina in Furs

Music: "Three for the Show" by The Johnny Staccato Band (3:26)
Colors: icy blue, white, silver

A classic-style striptease with a luxurious white faux fur stole.

Stage set: none

Minnie the Moocher

Music: "Minnie the Moocher" by Cab Calloway (3:25)
Colors: Red

A flirty dance with a fan. The audience will be singing along!

Stage set: none

Photo by George Ross

Photo by George Ross

Photo by Rich Jarvis

Photo by Rich Jarvis

Mistress & Maid (a duet)

Music: Overture to "The Thieving Magpie"/ "Experiment in Terror/Stalkin'" by Impala (5:42)
Colors: Black, white, red

A naughty maid (Brigitte Bisoux) helps her demanding mistress (Mina Murray) get dressed for an evening out. But when the cat's away, the mouse will play! Until she gets caught....

Stage set: Dressing screen, dressing table with tray of props (perfume bottle, hat, purse, hairbrush), ottoman, clothing rack with dresses

The Mooche

Music: "The Mooche" by Ronnie Magri and his New Orleans Jazz Band (2:52)

Colors: red, white

An old-fashioned striptease with a boa and panel skirt.

Stage set: none

Sister Act (a duet)

Music: "I Can't Do It Alone" from Chicago
Colors: Blue, pink

There were once two showgirl sisters (Betty Blaize and Mina Murray) with a killer double act, until one of them got jealous.... and murderous... A ghoulishly funny duet, suitable for Halloween.

Stage set: banquet table, chair, sheet