Iva Handfull is a modern heathen in the Burlesque world, know as an albino Grace Jones, both a fashion Icon and Burlesque rock star. Mz. Handfull is a fierce, alternative neo-Burlesquer known for her inventive, epic, and oftentimes impersonating performances.
Iva was crowned the 2013 Kansas City Burlesque Festival Queen and has had the pleasure of performing and headlining across the United States, including the Burlesque Hall of Fame in Las Vegas; and she’s recently infiltrated Canada, headlining the Edmonton Burlesque Festival and soon-to-headline the Vancouver International Burlesque Festival. She is honored to be listed in 21st Century Burlesque Magazine’s 2014 Top 50 list of Burlesque industry figures.
On the side, Iva is co-owner of Haute Under the Collar, creating custom rhinestone neckties so you can be well hung; teaches “This Class Goes to 11”, helping other performers find their inner rock star; and part of IvaFiero Productions, producing relentless burlesque events.