Marie Merlot is a burlesque dancer, pole aerialist and choreographer from Nashville, TN. Marie has decades of dance training under her shimmy belt and now concentrates her studies on perfecting the peel and educating future ecdysiasts. Marie performs regularly with Delinquent Debutantes, Dirty Nerdy Burlesque, NashBurley, The Brass Menagerie, Bordello Underground and FREAKlesque. Marie is lead choreographer for local burlesque troupe, NashBurley, and teaches pole fitness with Studio Goddess. Marie has been featured in burlesque festivals from New York to Anchorage, and competes in regional pole competitions and showcases.