KiKi Maroon is a standup comic, radio personality, producer, and international award-winning burlesque clown. Her life on the road as a showgirl has given her a unique voice on stage. Combining standup comedy, storytelling, and cabaret; she has been called “a modern day Lucille Ball” (though Lucille never pulled a clown nose out of her panties).
KiKi has charmed audiences across the U.S., South America, Europe, and Asia; winning her the titles of 2013 Burlesque Comedy Queen and 2015 People’s Choice at The International Queen Burlesque Festival (Milan, Italy). She is currently based in Texas, where she was named one of Houston’s “Most Colorful Celebrities” by The Houston Chronicle and included in “The 100 Most Creative People” by The Houston Press.
When she’s not captivating people onstage, she’s calling the shots backstage, as the producer of The Burly Q Lounge, KiKi Maroon’s Comic Strip , and The BCBC Festival (international burlesque & circus festival).
After being a cast member on several shows and co-host of The Outlaw Dave Radio Show, KiKi launched her solo podcast, Clown, Interrupted. An interview style show, the podcast focuses on artists in recovery and the life choices that led them to sobriety. When asked, “Does the world really need another podcast?” KiKi responds, “I don’t know how large the alcoholic-stripping-clown-turned-sober-motivational-speaker market is, but fuck it.”