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Shannon Doah

"The Good Bad Girl .....being good has nothing to do with it!"



Growing up, Shannon Doah admired the goddesses and dancers from Hollywood's Silver Screen and Golden Years.  While rummaging in the garage, she discovered her parent's old "Le Crazy Horse Saloon" and "Lido de Paris" brochures!
Her parents had seen the Crazy Horse Saloon show in 1951, the first year the Paris cabaret opened!
She dreamed of becoming a showgirl.
Her burlesque adventures began during the1960's in wild, untamed, notorious North Beach in San Francisco. She began Go Go dancing at Big Al's, The Condor and El Cid with live bands, singers, comedians and "barkers" at the front door.   Rock stars, movie stars, sports stars and world-class dancers would often sneak in for a peek!   She danced in Los Angeles and Hollywood Strip clubs and became one of the featured dancers in the first US production of the original Crazy Horse Paris Saloon show. The club was a favorite hang out of Hollywood's stars and International celebrities.  "The Losers" was the location of the filming of the movie "Flare-up" starring Raquel Welch).

The Losers Nightclub in Hollywood 1972
Shannon Doah, Lovie Goldmine, Tiffany Carter, Adina, Brett, Gloria


North Beach San Francisco


During the late 60's to the mid 90's, she toured as a exotic striptease headliner in the US, Guam, Mexico and Tahiti. She was represented by various agencies including Sparky Blaine’s "American Showgirl" and Jess Mack.






Costume designers include:
Bobby Gersten (Chouinard Art Institute), Dorothy Shula and Hedy Jo Star. Shannon Doah also designed her own wardrobe and has a degree in Costume Design.
Video , Television,  Movie  and Magazine credits include:
Playboy Channel, "Eroticise" with Kitten Natividad. "Pleasure in Paradise,"  "Miss World Burlesque", Oui Magazine (Playboy).

Unique venues:

Tahiti:  inside an enormous open air Tiki Hut with a huge circular floor stage with the audience seated in a circle on the floor! 

San Quentin:  with Country Joe and the Fish and other legendary SF area bands inside the walls of San Quentin Prison, a show organized by the SF Chapter of the Hell's Angels for the inmates.

The first rock concert in history inside the walls of San Quentin State Prison.
KPIX Eyewitness News report from October 11th 1969 by Evan White, featuring scenes from a rock concert by Country Joe and the Fish and Sons of Champlin




Shannon Doah came out of retirement to perform at the Las Vegas 2010 Burlesque Hall of Fame.

Photo Melody Mudd


2014 Burlesque Hall of Fame

2012 Burlesque Hall of Fame

Artwork by Luma Rouge

"WILD THINGS Burlesque Beauties And The Pets They Love"

Photo Tony Marsico from his book :

A favorite photo! at home with my loving companion for 15 years... "Pumbaa the Red Nose Pit Bull".


Artwork by
Scooter Harris



With Toni Marsico and his band The Martini Kings

Dancer center stage
Thievery Corporation Concert in San Diego


          Shannon Doah's cousin. Film noir actress Jane Greer. Actress, famous for her  femme fatale  roles in film noir 1940's - 1950's


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