The Dicey Dame of Burlesque, Anja Keister has been performing burlesque since 2010. She is most known for founding and co-producing her nerdlesque group d20 burlesque, which has been running monthly themed shows in NYC since 2011. Along with producing her own shows, Anja also helps with the production of the international nerdlesque festival.

Anja has brought performances to dexcon, gen con, the escapist expo, steam punk’s world faire and geeky kink event. She has also moderated panels on women in gaming at pax east, pax prime and the escapist expo. In the burlesque world, she has performed at the festivals all over the country winning “Most comedic burlesque act” at the 2015 great southern burlesque expo. She has been featured on animal voices radio, been pictured in the Washington Post, featured in Chickpea Magazine, dubbed a burlesque star of the nerdlesque scene by Time Out NY and called “The sexiest nerd in NYC” by the New York Times.