“Watch Out when he shoots… It’s Ray Gunn!” Ray has been making audiences submit to his dirty imagination throughout dozens of cities nationally and internationally including Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and The UK. This sinful assassin is 1/3 of the award winning male burlesque troupe “The Stage Door Johnnies” and was most recent ranked as #13 from the 21st Century Burlesque’s list of top 50 burlesque performers in the world. In 2013, Ray was crowned as King of Burlesque at the Burlesque Hall of Fame in Vegas. A featured presenter at Burlycon in Seattle, he is quickly becoming known for his large menu of insightful burlesque and dance workshops. Trained in contemporary dance, acrobatics, capoeira, and pole dancing. Ray creates imaginative works of strip - tease art that show off his smoldering athletic ability, inspired choreography and unique artistic aesthetic. He creates imaginative, athletic, sexy and often avant-garde solo and group acts which helped him produce his own show, The Vertical SideShow- “A dark and unusual place where the gonzo and the sleekly sensual collide to take you on a journey through his imagination”.