All pictures due to Nick Romano
The 2009 Tuesday during the Bowery Poetry Club in new york, a mixture of nerds and interested spectators arrived to witness the culmination of video gaming and hot chicks in a production titled Played by Geek woman Burlesque.
Mistress U Betcha, clad in a bosom-squeezing dominatrix ensemble, hosted the show although the market sat straight back cheering on as their come-to-life video gaming heroines stripped down their clothes. â€œHow it got started had been really on a dare,â€ producer Chris Lee told Gamma Squad. â€œAbout two-and-a-half years ago I happened to be at an amateur nightâ€¦and we got dared to do. Therefore, we began performing and doing led to fulfilling more performers then we knew i desired to start out my very own troupe.â€
Now, Geek Girl Productions has a consistent slot at the Bowery Poetry Club every second Tuesday for the thirty days. Next monthâ€™s show could have a back-to-school theme, that I can only just imagine to suggest sexy school-girl clothes. Exactly how are you able to get with such sexy geek girls such as them, you may ask? To discover, we sat straight down with the girls to speak about just what turns them on and what geek guys can perform to raised their possibilities.
Phase Name: Mistress U Betcha
A performer that is prominent host, Mistress U Betcha is an attractive Minnesotan dominatrix. She kept the crowd laughing all through the night together with her comedic styling and unique renditions of Metallica. But whatâ€™s great about U Betcha (as well as the remaining portion of the performers) is her natural geekiness. â€œIâ€™m more like old-school geek,â€ she said. â€œI learn more obscure, absurd details about technology or politics or globe history that any idiot must not understand.â€
Dating Suggestion: â€œFollow through on a date that is f***ing. If a girl is asked by you away on OKCupid.com or Match.com, donâ€™t be negative. If a girl is asked by you out, follow f***ing through on that date.â€
Phase Name: Lily Stitches
Characters: a lady during the game shop changing into Yuna from Final Fantasy, Harley Quinn from Batman: Arkham Asylum
â€œIf we see a cosplayer whoâ€™s my favorite character, we tend to freakout,â€ said Lily Stitches about her geekiest moments. This is additionally the situation for the attendees during her shows who all clapped if they understood which video-game vixens she portrayed. The main one character she might have liked to incorporate, nonetheless, is an oldy but a goody: Mystique. â€œi might completely be a shapeshifter,â€ she confessed, â€œMystique is awesome.â€
Dating Suggestion: â€œcommunicate with us. Talk! Donâ€™t do the hover hand, donâ€™t stare with your lips openâ€¦itâ€™s ok, we donâ€™t bite.â€
Phase Name: Murder Nursing Assistant
Characters: Catherine from Catherine, Mitsuru from Persona 3
We came across the bubbly Murder Nurse prior to the performance after she had simply slipped into her Catherine costume. She had this innocent, Goldilocks quality to her, which she shattered on phase after rubbing a lamb that is little animal all over her upper body. Relating to her, sheâ€™s more like Ebony Cat than Goldilocks. â€œMy burlesque persona is type of promiscuous,â€ she giggled.
Dating Suggestion: â€œBe truthful. I enjoy when people donâ€™t hide, like dudes who will be into comics. Thatâ€™s a turn on for me personally.â€
Phase Name: Moxie Cat
Characters: Little Sister from Bioshock, a zombie that is military by Call of Duty
â€œI am a superhero,â€ said Moxie Cat, who additionally goes on the title of Silk Specter III. â€œi’ve a hydrogen tattoo on my ankle because we despise my mom for choosing Owl II night.â€ Whether or otherwise not this that suits you, her performances absolutely will. Cat experienced geeky burlesque about a year ago also itâ€™s her mixture of geek and sex appeal that produces her such a knockout.
Dating Suggestion: â€œDefinitely donâ€™t approach them according to their appearance. Talk about common passions. It will be has wooed meâ€¦i recall whenever I stepped into [my boyfriendâ€™s] space and I also saw a Chewbacca action figure above their bed and Ocarina of the time when you look at the game system as well as the VHS that is complete of Peaks.â€
Stage Name: Little Skip Rollerhoops
Characters: Casey Lynch from Guitar Hero, Alice from United States McGeeâ€™s Alice
If Little skip Rollerhoops may have any power that is super the whole world, sheâ€™d need certainly to separate it between telepathy, shape shifting and teleportation. â€œIâ€™ve constantly wished to have the ability to read minds, however have the ability to get a handle on once I did or didnâ€™t,â€ she stated. But in real world, she’s got abilities that are extraordinary it comes to fire. The majority of her shows really cope with twirling available flames around by herself in the shape of blazing hula-hoops and batons. Sheâ€™s been developing these abilities since viewing The Rocky Horror Picture Show 5 years ago, which gave her the self-confidence to use burlesque.
Dating Suggestion: â€œDonâ€™t think the girl canâ€™t be got by you. Dont be bashful or too scared to say something to usâ€¦Iâ€™ve had guys who i consequently found out a short while later wanted to ask me personally outâ€¦and never ever did since they had been too nervous or theyâ€™d that is scared get shot down. Whenever in reality, Iâ€™ve only ever really dated geeky/nerdy guys.â€
Phase Name: Holly Ween
Characters: Lulu from Final Fantasy X, Ultros from Final Fantasy VI, the Succubus from Castlevania: Symphony of this Night
No complete stranger to cosplay or burlesque, Holly Ween developed her phase title through her dedication to somewhat ghastly and performances that are devilish seen through her figures of Lulu additionally the Succubus. â€œI saw â€˜Lost Boysâ€™ once I had been nine and ever since I quickly desired to be a vampire, perhaps not since they had been badass but simply because they could fly,â€ she stated. She has over 11 several years of cosplay experience under her belt, that has provided her sufficient time to master her persona.
Dating Suggestion: â€œBe assertive and friendly. Many geek girls are variety of oblivious just like geek dudes. Therefore, we donâ€™t always understand that youâ€™re hitting on us after which it is too late.â€