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Greta Grenade will steal your heart, captivate your mind, and explode your senses! She is an award-winning nerdlesque and neo-burlesque performer, producer, emcee, and cosplayer based in Philadelphia, PA by way of Hollywood, CA. She took home the crown for Philadelphia’s Burlesque Battle Royale season 6 after being named WOWedictorian for best overall act three times! Along with her troupe, Victory Variety Hour, she won the Bronze Medal at the 2013 Los Angeles Burlypicks, and the Best Troupe award at the 2013 Hollywood Burlesque Festival. Some of her other notable festival appearances include the 2017 Oregon Burlesque Festival, the 2015 Hollywood Burlesque Festival, 2014 Nerdlesque Festival in New York, and the 2014 Arizona Burlesque Festival. She studied under Penny Starr Jr. with All-Starr Burlesque Classes and Lili VonSchtupp with Lili’s School for Wayward Girls. She is a currently the co-producer for Saintly Bomb Productions, best known for producing the Star Trek themed burlesque show, Treklesque.
“Greta Grenade, whose ass you could use to make a milk shake…”
-Patricia “Ambrosia Minge” Olguin
“[Greta Grenade]‘s act for [Victory Variety Hour']s Unmentionables…is beautiful, intimate, filthy.”
-Penny Starr, Jr
The Who’s Who of Whedoncon’s Burlesque by Sky Kitten and Christopher Cullen, May 18, 2017
Treklesque: The Search For Pasties by Dorian Black, Geeky Freaky, August 4, 2015
“[S]he never broke character the entire night”
Peepshow Menagerie Presents: Cherry Potter and the Prisoners of Datazzkaban by Dorian Black, Geeky Freaky, January 31, 2015
Doctor Who Burlesque!, HotNerdGirl.com, January 15, 2015
“While comedy was part of the show, one of the numbers was particularly somber. Midway through the night, Greta Grenade emerged with a bear mask and furry brown coat. As the moan of “Meat Is Murder” stirred through the room, she gradually revealed the words strategically placed on her body—like “rump” and “loin” and other cuts of meat. As a statement on animal rights, it’s more effective than a PETA campaign and, as a tribute to The Smiths and Morrissey, it’s absolutely appropriate.”
LA’s Peepshow Menagerie Celebrates Morrissey’s Birthday With Burlesque (NSFW) by Liz Ohanesian, myspace, May 18, 2015
“…she was the living embodiment of a cotton candy treat and every bit as sweet! Her energy and her smile were a delight as she set the tone for an evening that was as much about big fun as it was about big bodies.”
“Greta Grenade was eager to start Philly Bowie week with her Magic Dance. Boasting a Bowie sized bulge and Stardust style pasties, her Labyrinth inspired act was an instant hit with the fans.”
[Recap] Sister BEAR Burlesque at L’Etage 1/10/18 by Heather Fox, Riot Nerd, January 18, 2018