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Tonya Kay

Tonya Kay

7 reviews

About Tonya Kay

A star-studded burlesque performer with a vast repertoire of costumes and acts ranging from classic and comedy, to edgy and dangerous.

Hire her rare installations like the Giant Martini Glass, Bathtub Burlesque, Shadow Screen Dancer or Jukebox set pieces.

Or stay compact and pack a punch with any one of Tonya Kay's 9 specialty acts including: fire dance, grinder girl, bullwhips, pole dance, stilts, side show and knife throwing.

Headliner, Tonya Kay, has performed and emcee'd all over the world from Madison Square Garden, to blockbuster Hollywood films, to Broadway's STOMP. And now you can hire privately for your event!



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Awesome end to our reception

By Nicole R. on December 19, 2016

Tonya was the perfect end to our reception. She was entertaining, fun, and very professional. She kept in constant contact with us and accommodated my back and forth on the performance time with grace. We will certainly use her again!

Hired as: Burlesque Entertainment, Clown

Harlem Nights

By Chetlana M. on August 23, 2016

We threw my father a 60th Themed Birthday party and needed entertainment. I came across Tonyakay and was excited! Booking was easy and she remained in contact with me before the event. Tonyakay arrived early and performed on time! Lights dimmed, Music was on point and her act was gangster

Hired as: 1920s Era Entertainment
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Absolutely Amazing!

By Tiffany D. on March 14, 2016

Tonya Kay was the highlight of an amazing party! She was so fast responding to any questions I had prior to the event. Tonya Kay greatly exceeded my expectations. Not only is she stunningly beautiful, her performance was fantastic! She kept all of my guests talking the entire evening. I was very specific of what I wanted for the event and she went above and beyond to make that happen. I could not have been happier! I still can't believe I was able to find such a wonderful performer! Just truly amazing!!! This was my first time using and I will definitely be using it in the future!

Hired as: 1920s Era Entertainment
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Highly Professional

By James on January 6, 2015

I had a great experience with Tonya. She was on time, polite and professional. I would certainly recommend!

Response from Tonya Kay:

You were pure professional yourself. It was wonderful working with you!

Amazing Entertainer

By Kevin M. on April 7, 2014

I have seen Tonya on stage and in some of her films. She is an amazing performer. If you like Burlesque then you will absolutely love Tonya. She gives her whole heart and soul to make sure every performance is perfect. You will not be disappointed.

Cannot be believed!

By Donald C. on April 7, 2014

Tonya's performances are Spellbinding! Each act is a unique expression of creative sensuality worth every dime you spend. Don't be afraid to make special requests! She's always looking for new directions to take her act and she has a multitude of talents to draw from!

Hired as: Burlesque Entertainment, Stunt Performer
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A truly great performance!

By Kamie H. on April 7, 2014

I'm very delighted to say I found Tonya Kay on gigsalad for my husbands surprise 40th birthday party. She answered all my questions with detail from beginning to end, her communication was most excellent! Tonya Kay's performance was tasteful and amazingly entertaining!! The birthday boy was super surprised and all the guests loved her. I would highly recommend her to anyone seeking a wonderful burlesque show that you'll never forget!

Hired as: Burlesque Entertainment

Booking Info

  • Fee: $200 and up
  • Unions: SAG


Providing show stopping burlesque and specialty entertainment so sensational, your guests will talk and post photos of for a year to come! I am an established film/tv/stage professional who maintains excellent communication, is punctual, gracious and as excited as you are to bring your vision to life.

Look over the photo and video selections above for inspiration. If this is your first time booking burlesque and specialty entertainment, contact me and tell me about your event - I can make suggestions to match your purpose, theme, space and budget. We'll make sure it's just right.


Queen of Burlesque (Los Angeles Neo Noir Film Festival)

“The stand-out dancer and star-performer was Tonya Kay who does a power-tool number with all the comedic timing and sexual innuendo possible - and brings some of the most classic and innovative ideas to her several acts. She has an amazing body that one works for, and it shows. Even if you are a die-hard neo-burlesque or classic burlesque purist, you will love what you see in Tonya Kay.” -Frankie Tease Magazine

"The Sexy Carol Burnett" -film director, Dennis Ho

A star-studded burlesque performer with a vast professional repertoire of costumes and acts ranging from classic and comedy, to edgy and dangerous. Tonya Kay brings any of 9 stunning specialty acts to her burlesque performances, assuring that guests and audience will post, comment and tag your event on every network. She is a career professional dancer and witty Second City improv actress whom has performed and emceed'd all over the world from Madison Square Garden, to blockbuster Hollywood films to Broadway's STOMP. Tonya Kay has experience headlining every type of event, nightclub and dinner theatre, assuring entertainment according to YOUR vision.

Specialties and installations include:

* burlesque
* Giant Martini Glass
* Bathtub Burlesque
* Shadow Screen Dancer
* Jukebox
* pinup model
* fire dance
* grinder girl
* bullwhips
* stilt walking
* giant wings
* side show balloon swallow
* pole dance
* four portable Dance Poles
* knife throwing
* tap dance
* 1920's entertainment
* 1930's entertainment
* 1950's entertainment
* 1960's entertainment
* musical comedy
* I Love Lucy tribute comedy
* emcee

Past Booked Events

Feb 19, 2017 Birthday (Adult)
Dec 17, 2016 Wedding Cocktail Hour
Oct 22, 2016 Birthday (Adult)
Aug 17, 2016 Product Promotion
Jul 02, 2016 Birthday (Adult)
Jun 25, 2016 Birthday (Child)
Jun 05, 2016 Nightclub Event
Mar 12, 2016–Mar 13, 2016 Birthday (Adult)
Feb 27, 2016 Birthday (Child)
Feb 06, 2016 Birthday (Adult)
Dec 19, 2015 Birthday (Adult)
Oct 03, 2015 Birthday (Adult)
Feb 13, 2015 Birthday Party
Nov 22, 2014 Corporate Event
Sep 13, 2014 Birthday Party
Jun 07, 2014 Birthday Party
Jan 25, 2014 Birthday Party

The team providing the talent:

Tonya Kay, The Most Dangerous Woman In Hollywood

burlesque, MC, pole dance, fire performance, grinder girl, bullwhips and elegant tribute acts

Additional Cast

if you envision a duet, mini-show or full length production, please inquire

Setup Requirements

if performing fire, whips or grinder, space dimensions and material will be discussed


private dressing room with bathroom accessible

sound system


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