Nona Narcisse is the founder of Slow Burn Burlesque. She's been a part of the vibrant New Orleans Burlesque scene since 2007 where she is known for her beautiful and graceful tributes to the infamous Storyville neighborhood and to the Mexican saint of death, Santa Muerte. Nona is quite the dancer and variety performer. She has trained since the age of four in the arts of ballet, modern dance, African dance, and belly dance, and has received theatre, clown, and mime training from the Celebration Barn Theater.

Nona currently splits her time between New Orleans and Baltimore, and travels, as a highly sought after performer with burlesque troupes all over the country. She has performed at events such as The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage festival, Tease-O-Rama, The New York Burlesque Festival, The Ascona Jazz Festival, Bourbon and Burlesque, Voodoo Music Experience, The Early Evening Show, and The Burlesque Ballroom. She is also a trained costumer and seamstress, as well as a massage and polarity therapist. Variety!