Amber Ray

New York

Amber Ray is an International Burlesque sensation and downtown NYC Diva with a vibrant and diverse career spanning over a decade, musing many an expression of art. Tirelessly creating, she’s won a variety of awards and attention from her bustling networks, communities and even some of her heroes.
She’s especially known for her fierce dramatics on stage, heated sensuality as well as her unique and opulent costumes in which she designs and executes in lush, eye-popping detail. Wether exercising an energetic classic striptease from her striking hourglass figure, acting out a theatrical moment, or humorous storyline, she always incorporates surprises to thrill, bewilder and delight in all her entertainment ventures.

As an expert tease in great demand, she’s headlined in fabulous festivals and beautiful venues across the planet dancing her way through Europe, Australia, Canada and the US.
Other work includes major events such as the Flag Ship Store opening party private parties for Marc Jacobs LA, the Flagship Store NYC Agent Provocateur, Life Ball in Vienna, and other countless high end soirees for style makers such as, Suzanne Bartsch and even having had an act and costume designed by fashion visionary Thierry Mugler.
Amber Ray Has been In numerous publications. Paper and Magazine Appearances include, the Village Voice, NY Times (Style section), Spin, Flaunt, Marquis, Heeb, and New York Magazine which dubbed her a “Creative Sexpot”.

Amber Ray Has Mused her way across the art world working with such visionaries as Steven Assael, Molly Crabapple, and Ron English, as well as countless others in schools and art venues, world wide. Amber Ray was one of the first Dr. Sketchy models and has turned up in almost all of Molly Crabapple’s published books.
Other book appearances include Last Night’s Party, NYC SEX, Dr. Sketchy’s Rainy Day Coloring Book, The Burlesque Handbook, And Burlesque By Michelle Baldwin. Recently she appeared in the movie Burlesque Assassins.

She resides in NYC where she is regularly seen at Duane Park Restaurant.

My Events

Talking Headdresses with Amber Ray

Revival Bar

Amber Ray is known for the stunning craftsmanship of her costumes, especially her headdresses! This workshop incorporates a slide show and explanation on tools and techniques used for some of the headdresses she’s worked on for herself and others. Bring a notepad, pen, and your questions.

Burlesque University

Mondo Gonzo

MOD Club

An innovative night of “alterna-tease,” this wildly popular show will have you roaring in laughter and revelling in the creativity of our world class performers. Unique, edgy and experimental, this show will stretch your boundaries and leave you wanting more! Join us in toasting outrageous comedy, clever surprise, edgy satire, gender-blast, and over-the-top innovation. Come […]

Live Performance