We couldn’t imagine kicking off our SNT video coverage in a more awesome way than with the 2012 Miss Coney Island pageant!
We spoke with Miss Coney Island 2011, LEFTY LUCY, before the start of the show. Looking as glittery and fabulous as ever, Lefty talked to us about what wearing the crown has been like this past year, what makes her burlesque acts unique, and what you can expect from Coney Island this fall – this fun doesn’t stop just because summer is over!
Lefty made her debut in the NYSB Showcase in January 2009 at the Slipper Room, and has been performing, kittening, and gogo dancing all over the East Coast ever since. She’s a founding member of Storybook Burlesque and original cast member of Epic Win Burlesque, and also co-produces Drive Thru Burlesque with Sizzle Dizzle.
Video interview by Audrey Leopard, shot/edited by Eric Whiptastic – check it out after the jump!