Creative Director / Consultant. Producer. Choreogragher, Dancer. DJ
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HOUSTON HOSPITALITY LA: Dakota has Consulted and Aided in the Success of Houston Hospiatlity LA by instilling and implementing entertainment into their businesses. In 2008, Houston Hospitality acquire Ivan Kanes Forty Deuce. A venue in LA & LV where Dakota headlined on contract for 5 years. In a chance to continue employment opportunities for herself & cast Dakota created the concept of Pour Vous by verbalizing her ideas for Parisian style cabaret, including a bird cage as a focal point & musicians to accompany the performer. Later this became POUR VOUS.
2009 being called upon to assist in developing the Staging, Theme & Entertainemnt for what is now one of the most successful cabaret venues in Los Angeles (10 years running), Cuban Themed Burlesque Venue LA DESCARGA.
MISS DAKOTA's expertise performing in Cabaret shows, Venues & Events around the World has led her to cross over to the production side as CREATIVE DIRECTOR/ PRODUCER. Creating several live shows including;
RanCanCan Burlesque Show (1st established in 2009 & Revised in 2019); Puerto Rico's 1st Burlesque Dance Production, previously & currently located in the El San Juan Hotel
Miss Dakota' s Gypsy Rose; A Display of Latin & Jazz Style & Dances with a touch of Burlesque 2012-2013
Burlesque Brunch LA; Created in response to audience, patrons unavail for evening events. Dakota teamed up with event spaces & eateries to display live jazz trio, singers Lyndsay Halderson & Jessie Payo as well as guest features & LAs hottest Burlesque Dancers 2014-2018
Les Dolls Cabaret; A Modern Day Caberet showcasing music from 80s to Current with featured Artists & Performers 2014-2017
Bad Betty: A Retro Renegade Rock n' Roll Cabaret Starring Artist Jessie Payo & Band, with original material & cover songs performed with a Tarantino style estetic & dance ensemble 2015-2018
Concrete Kiss: A Femme Fatale Rock'nRoll Cabaret, Created in lieu of Jessie Payo not being availble for all BAD BETTY Dates. Ashley Willis stars as front women & singer, along with Band & Dance ensemble 2016- Current (Currently ownership of show has been passed on)