#9 in the Burlesque Top 50 2019, 21st Century Magazine (recognized in the Top 50 2016-2019) PRINCESS of BURLESQUE (1st Runner Up), Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend, Tournament of Tease 2017 Duchess of Burlesque (2nd Runner Up), Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend, Tournament of Tease 2016 Lavender Community Award - Lavender Magazine 2015 "Most Dazzling Dancer" Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend, Tournament of Tease 2013 "100 Women We Love" GO Magazine2013
The "Sexquisite Powerhouse" Sweetpea is hailed as a conductor of vibrant electricity, sought after for fierce looks, jaw-dropping musicality, and her audience-seducing prowess. She began her burlesque love affair in 2004and has since become an international icon, headlining festivals and events around the world. Named in the top 50 burlesque figures in the world for four consecutive years, she's also a six-time competitor at the Burlesque Hall of Fame (BHoF), holding multiple titles. "The Energizer Honey" is also BHoF's Head of Legends Matters, is the director of the group The Vigilantease Collective, and mentors performers around the world.
Her Royal Sweetness was a pioneer of the Twin Cities’ Neo-Burlesque movement. She has branched out into print, film, plays, television, and has headlined prestigious festivals and events across the globe. As a burlesque super-fan herself, she is honored to meet and celebrate new artists as much as share top billing alongside the best performers in the industry.
She loves to put on events as much as she does taking off her clothes. As a producer she's credited with the Titans of Tease Legends Showcase and Head of Legend Matters (BHoF), Kinky Friday Minneapolis, Best of Midwest Burlesk Festival, Grown & Sexy Pride, Diversi-Tease, and countless other events. [Sovereign Tease Productions]
Sweetpea is also out to advocate and motivate! The Equal OpportuniTease donates to a local non-profit or organization every month through her events, is a proud spokesperson for such charity events as Dining Out for Life, lends her talents to organizations such as Planned Parenthood, Human Rights Campaign, and Minnesotans United for All Families, and was a facilitator and personal trainer for Rainbow Health Initiative's Pounds-4-Pride campaign.
Sweetpea's mission is to nurture and promote the experience of succulent, multifaceted, full-spectrum juicy living by caring for, connecting to, and fully inhabiting our bodies (especially by revering and revealing them). When not onstage baring & sharing her love of life, she's working to help others discover, nurture & express theirs through work as a Professional Dominatrix, Burlesque Mentor, and as a certified Therapeutic Lifestyle Coach & Personal Trainer [The Health Hussy & Queen Pea]