Shannon Doah admired the
goddesses and dancers from Hollywood's Silver Screen and Golden Years.
Her parents had seen the Crazy Horse Saloon show in 1951, the first year
the Paris cabaret opened! While rummaging in the garage, she found her
parent's old "Le Crazy Horse Saloon" and "Lido de Paris" brochures! She
dreamed of becoming a showgirl.
adventures began in 1960's wild and untamed notorious North Beach, San
Francisco Go Go dancing at Big Al's, The Condor and El Cid with live bands,
singers, comedians and "barkers" at the front door. Rock
stars, movie stars, sports stars and world-class dancers would often sneak
in for a peek! She danced in Los Angeles and Hollywood Strip
clubs and became one of the featured dancers in the first
US production of the original Crazy Horse Paris Saloon show. The club was
a favorite hang out of Hollywood's stars and International celebrities.
"The Losers" was the location of the filming of the movie "Flare-up"
starring Raquel Welch).
During the late 60's to the mid 90's, she toured
as a exotic striptease headliner in the US, Guam, Mexico and
Tahiti. She was represented
by various agencies including Sparky Blaine’s "American Showgirl" and
Shannon Doah is known for
Varga Girl looks,
Screen Goddess and Paris inspired shows and
elaborate costumes. Past and current shows include:
"Boudoir Bath", "Spider Web", "Revolving Lounge", Classic
Can", "Saloon Girl" "Naked Maja", "Vegas
Cowgirl", " French Gaiety Girl", "Sweet Dreams", "Touch of
Venus" "Doah Delic" and "Entre Le Nuit".
Video , Television, Movie and Magazine credits
Playboy Channel, "Eroticize" with Kitten Natividad. "Pleasure
in Paradise," "Miss World Burlesque", Oui Magazine
Costume designers include:
(Chouinard Art Institute),
Dorothy Shula and Hedy Jo Star. Shannon Doah also designed her own
wardrobe and has a
degree in Costume Design.
San Francisco's Infamous North Beach!
"The Good Bad
Girl" .....being good has nothing to do with it!
- The Losers Nightclub in Hollywood 1972
- Shannon Doah, Lovie Goldmine, Tiffany
Carter, Adina, Brett, Gloria
Tahiti: inside an enormous open air Tiki Hut with a huge
circular floor stage with the audience seated in a circle on the floor!
San Quentin: with Country Joe and the Fish and other legendary SF
area bands inside the walls of San Quentin Prison, a show organized by the SF Chapter
of the Hell's Angels for the inmates.
The first rock concert in
history inside the walls
of San Quentin State Prison.
KPIX Eyewitness News report from October 11th 1969 by Evan
White, featuring scenes from a rock concert by Country Joe and the Fish
and Sons of Champlin
came out of retirement to perform at the Las Vegas 2010 Burlesque Hall
Photo Melody Mudd
Burlesque Hall of Fame
Artwork by Luma Rouge
my loving companion for 15 years... "Pumbaa the Red Nose Pit Bull".
Tony Marsico from his book "WILD THINGS
Burlesque Beauties And The Pets They Love"
Thievery Corporation Concert
My cousin, Jane Greer. Actress, famous for her femme fatale
roles in film noir 1940's - 1950's