francine The lucid dream
Francine “The Lucid Dream” is a singer, actress, photographer, director, burlesque performer, host & producer of both The Pink Room & Dreamboat Burlesque. She is the Queen of Como Lake, Italy (2017) & Miss Twin Peaks (2016). She has appeared on NBC’s Today, Showtime’s “Twin Peaks: The Phenomenon”, ABC’s Nightline as well as WNYC’s 44 Charlton at The Greene Space. Francine has had the honor of sharing the stage with Colin Quinn, Horatio Sanz, Murray Hill, Bridgett Everett & entertaining such notables as Lady Gaga, Donatella Versace, Kate Upton, Seth MacFarlane, Joaquin Phoenix & Jeremy Renner.
Francine has performed in burlesque festivals around North America & Europe including: New York Burlesque Festival, The Great Burlesque Expo, Alternatease, Windy City Burlesque Festival, Toronto Burlesque Festival, Hollywood Burlesque Festival, Dallas Burlesque Festival & Como Lake Burlesque Festival.
The Villager calls Francine an “Irrepressible burlesque gal about town.” The Daily News referred to her as a “Lynchian Lovely.” While talking to Bobbie Thomas on the Today show, Savannah Guthrie honored Francine by saying she was “Brave enough to speak out in a bra”! For Francine’s performances at The Pink Room Burlesque, Rolling Stone Italia acknowledged that “David Lynch would love” her. Among the many things that Time Out New York has said about Francine, they have called her: the “Lynch Lady, the force behind The Pink Room Burlesque, a strange and wonderful attraction.” a “Nerdlesque all-star“ and that “This singer-dancer is an alum of the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, and injects plenty of humor into her performances.” The New York Observer also knows that “Francine “The Lucid Dream” and her buddies don’t fuck around.” The NY Observer also called Francine & The Pink Room Burlesque “The Next Big Thing” & “The Next Big Burlesque Act”.
"David Lynch is a fan.” - Gothamist