HOSTING
Muse Burlesque

Muse Burlesque

Photo by Tim Hunter (2019)

Yadi Presents "Burlesque Loves Lucy"

Yadi Presents "Burlesque Loves Lucy"

Photo by Tim Hunter Photography (2016)

The Ringmaster

The Ringmaster

Photo by Susy Miller (2021)

Marijuana Madness

Marijuana Madness

Photo by RawlPhoto.com (2018)

Flaunt Burlesque

Flaunt Burlesque

Photo by Jen Acosta (2022)

TEASE! If You Please

TEASE! If You Please

Photo by Meredith Carlson (2019)

Solo Picture Studios

Solo Picture Studios

Photo by Jonny Diaz (2019)

Burlesque Hall of Fame

Burlesque Hall of Fame

Photo by Tigz Rice (2019) with Betsy Bottom Dollar and Blanche Debris

Spellbound Burlesque

Spellbound Burlesque

Photo by 48th & Pixel / Tiffany Eichelberger (2022)

11th Annual Show Me Burlesque Festival

11th Annual Show Me Burlesque Festival

Photo by One Eyed Wolf Photography (2022)

Precinct

Precinct

Photo by Jeremy Lucido (2019)

Drop Dead Dames Burlesque Revue

Drop Dead Dames Burlesque Revue

Photo by Michael McBride (2016)

That '90s Show

That '90s Show

Photo by Brian C Janes (2013)

Ooh La La Revue

Ooh La La Revue

Photo by KP Imagery (2021)

Valentina's "Full Frontal Nerdity"

Valentina's "Full Frontal Nerdity"

Photo by Studio X Photography (2016)

Sizzzling Circus Sirens

Sizzzling Circus Sirens

Photo by Studio X Photography (2015)

Bootleg Bombshells

Bootleg Bombshells

Photo by Stephen LaMarche (2017)

El Tucan Miami

El Tucan Miami

Miami, Florida (2018)

The Setai Miami Beach

The Setai Miami Beach

Miami, Florida (NYE 2020)

Tito Bonito has been the master of ceremonies to countless productions across the United States. Amongst many shows, he has hosted several festivals including Oklahoma (2017), Minneapolis (2018), and New Mexico (2020). In 2019, Bonito co-hosted the Thursday night Movers, Shakers, & Innovators showcase at the Burlesque Hall of Fame with Blanche Debris & Betsy Bottom Dollar. He currently co-hosts at Bathtub Gin in Los Angeles every week and also hosts a late night talk show called The Tito Bonito Show.
 
Tito also teaches several successful courses on hosting burlesque shows including introductory and advanced levels which have been featured at BurlyCon.

VIDEO REELS

BATHTUB GIN 

(2021-Present)

Beginning in December 2021, the doors to the Bathtub Gin in Los Angeles have been open to the greater Los Angeles community and beyond.

 

Frequent live performances including a weekly burlesque show on Tuesdays, live jazz and music on Wednesdays, and a full bar filled with over 30 different types of gin. For more information please visit BathtubGinLA.com.

MUSE BURLESQUE 

(2019-Present)

A monthly burlesque revue that is produced by performer, Lindy Hop star, and instructor Moxie Gold. This showcase is held at The Copper Door in Santa Ana, California and has been running strong since January 2018. Tito joined as the regular emcee in 2019.

 

Featuring a select regular cast and rotating guests, this show boasts a rowdy crowd and one of the Orange County's hottest all-burlesque revue. As the resident emcee, Tito also performs in the show.

PANSY CRAZE PEEPSHOW 

(2018-Present)

In October 2018, Tito began an all inclusive neo-vaudeville showcase in Downtown Los Angeles. In March 2019, it found a home at Redline and was a monthly showcase until March 2020. After a year and a half, the showcase returned in June 2021, with two sold out shows.

 

Here is a glimpse at one of our favorite traditions, the infamous birthday / celebration spankings featuring some very lucky audience members.

TEASE, IF YOU PLEASE 

(2016-Present)

In February 2016, Tito joined Donna Hood's epic production as and gradually became not only a notable performer within the show, but also the resident emcee.

 

This burlesque extravaganza has grown impressively over the past few years in Downtown Los Angeles, at venues such as the Globe Theatre, Exchange LA, and the Palace Theatre. Featured in numerous outlets and television programs, Tease! has become the biggest regular burlesque show to hit Los Angeles in a long while.

TRIBE TUESDAYS

(2019-2020)

An all-inclusive LGBTQ+ party at The Falls Lounge in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles. Every first Tuesday of the month, Tito hosted an evening of drag and burlesque from some of the best performers in Los Angeles.

 

The show was also a benefit for several LGBTQ charities including  raising funds for The Trevor Project, DTLA Proud, and AIDS/LifeCycle.

MARIJUANA MADNESS 
(2018)

A three-part series of live music and burlesque shows dedicated to telling the true story of Marijuana Prohibition and the musicians who were targeted by it, by harnessing the art of burlesque to parody these ludicrous claims that instilled a sense of fear in the public.

Produced by Miss Marquez & GrassFed, this hit LA show has played at Three Clubs in Hollywood, Harvelle's in Santa Monica, and Los Globos in Silverlake.

BOOTLEG BOMSHELLS 
(2013-2018)
In 2013, Tito joined the cast of the weekly show as a special guest once a month in the downstairs Del Monte Speakeasy of the historic Townhouse in Venice Beach. Over time, he became the group's resident emcee and finale act for over 2 years.

Tito joined the Bombshells in several different venues as well across LA including Bigfoot Lodge West, Harvelle's Long Beach, and a residency at The Down & Out.