Maria Bella

Maria Bella, Baltimore’s Sicilian Queen, is a founder of Gilded Lily Burlesque. She is a producer, trumpet player and burlesque performer whose acts are a mix of classic, cabaret and neo-burlesque. In her native Baltimore she has entertained audiences at such venues as The Maria BellaCreative Alliance, the Ottobar, Load of Fun Theater, The Windup Space, The Hippo and The Walters Art Gallery among others. She has performed in various festivals around the US and internationally, including The Baltimore PRIDE Festival, The Asheville Americana Burlesque & Sideshow Festival, The New York Burlesque Festival and The Toronto Burlesque Festival.