New York’s leading boylesque performer since 1997, James Tigger! Ferguson has been stripping and grinding since 1988, from Austria to Australia w/Penny Arcade and touring the Bible Belt in a pink Sodomobile w/Michael Moore for The Awful Truth. “The blasphemous stripper they tried to ban in San Francisco” won last year’s Golden Pastie Award for “The Performer Most Likely to Get Shut Down by the Law.”
Actor, go-go dancer, and performer, Tigger! has performed in classic and original plays at La MaMa, P.S. 122, the Ohio Theatre, the Knitting Factory, Theatre for the New City, 78th Street Theatre Lab, HERE, Central Park, galleries, and elsewhere Tigger! started erotic dancing in Penny Arcade’s Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore!, which toured through Europe and Australia, and returned to Vienna’s WienerFest Wochen with Penny Arcade as an actor, dancer, and contributing writer. A regular performer with The Va Va Voom Room, Fez and Show World, Tigger! has collaborated with Tiny Mythic, performed in Coney Island’s Burlesque at the Beach, at Spy, Shine, P.S. 122, KGB, The Slipper Room, and is a recurring guest performer at Bombshell! shows, The Marquee/The Slide, Galapagos, and Le Scandal. One of the original performers in Red Vixen Burlesque at Flamingo East, Tigger! has also performed throughout the U.S. at the Henry Fonda Theatre, Hollywood; The Shim Sham Club, New Orleans; The Five Spot, Philadelphia; and Talkhouse, the Hamptons. Most recently, Tigger! was named the first ever Mr. Exotic World.