Dainty Smith is a Toronto based Actor, Burlesque Performer, Playwright, Producer, and Speaker. Dainty believes that through the art of storytelling and a willingness to be exposed that genuine human connections can be made.
Her performances often tell deeply vulnerable stories regarding race, religion, sexuality and challenging social boundaries. Dainty took performing arts at George Brown College and is a powerful self taught storyteller, performer, and orator. She acted in the acclaimed theatre group Les Blues. She was a co-producer in the performance art collective Colour Me Dragg. Her diverse array of stage performances include the Mayworks Festival, Rock. Paper. Sistahz, Caminos Festival for Aluna Theatre, The Rhubarb Festival at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, Artscape, and Daniels Spectrum Theatre. Over the past decade Dainty has brought her utterly raw, emotional artistry to her burlesque performances.
She is the founder of Les Femme Fatales: Women of Colour burlesque troupe, the first burlesque troupe for women of colour in Canada.
The Toronto Burlesque Festival welcomes you to Diversatease! Let’s kick off this festival with a bang presenting an amazing array of artists, local and abroad! Don’t miss this sampler of styles with a taste of all the show themes to come over TBF weekend. Join us! Doors at 6:00pm, Shows starts at 7:00pm! Stick around […]