Sally Marvel

Chicago-based sideshow and burlesque performer and producer

Sally Marvel is a Chicago-based sideshow and burlesque performer and producer. She is one of approximately 50 known female sword swallowers world wide! She has performed on WGN-TV and recently appeared as a fire dancer on FOX's Empire in the episode Sound & Fury.

Sally has performed across Chicagoland and the U.S. independently, with Zhantra Entertainment, and with the world renowned Hellzapoppin Circus Sideshow Revue. Locally, she is the resident performer and producer for "Vaudeville" Thursdays at Bordel. Vaudeville was voted one of the hottest burlesque shows in Chicago by the Thrillist with specific mention given to her sword swallowing, fire eating, and human pincushion acts. She was also pictured in The Chicago Reader's 2014 "Best of Music and Nightlife" write up. Sally's other productions include "Cabaret A Go-Go" Fridays at Bordel and "Bikes & Burlesque" at Holiday Club. She is a specialty entertainer with Zhantra Entertainment Chicago. Her skills include sword swallowing, whip cracking, pain rituals, and fire performing.
Twitter: @sallymarvel
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