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Meet Ben Franklin!

Meet Mr. Gorgeous!

Mr. Gorgeous has been charming audiences around the globe since 2009, with his comedic and charismatic approach to contemporary burlesque. He has become a frequent persona in NYC nightlife, working several iconic venues including The Slipper Room, Le Scandal, and Galapagos Art Space.


Gorgeous has had the opportunity to perform in Dita Von Teese’s touring show “Strip Strip Hooray” and Europe’s largest HIV / AIDS benefit “Life Ball” He’s also been presented as the headlining performer for numerous national and international burlesque festivals including Helsinki, Vienna, Rome, Vancouver, Colorado, Las Vegas, among others.


Gorgeous was awarded “Most Comedic “at the Burlesque Hall of Fame in Las Vegas in 2013. Most recently, he was named “Mr. Exotic World - King of Boylesque 2014” and ranked #4 in the Burlesque Top 50 by 21st Century Burlesque.


In addition to performing, Mr. Gorgeous owns and operates his own costume company – “Gorgeous by Gorgeous”. Self-proclaimed Spandexpert, Gorgeous designs and sews everything from intricate circus leotards to playful underwear and bodysuits. If you are looking for a flashy pair of trunks to party in or something a bit more extravagant he’s got you covered.  If it stretches – he sews it!


Check out the link below to see what he has in store for you! Custom orders welcome!

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